Country: United Kingdom Region: Norfolk
Latitude: 52° 47' 7" N Longitude: 0° 44' 39" E
Area use / Military Branches: Closed
Former RAF West Raynham. WW2 airfield; converted to support Mosquito, Meteor and Javelin aircraft until 1970; again converted to support Bloodhound airdefence missiles (85 Sqn) 1964-1971. Closed as a RAF facility 1993.
West Raynham historical http://www.bloodhoundmkii.org.uk/west_ray.htm
Disbanding 85 (PDF) http://www.bloodhoundmkii.org.uk/pdf/85_Disbands.pdf
Video footage http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pwlrbb1hDAA
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