Halifax Airfields of Bomber Command

and their Squadrons

This section denotes Halifax Squadron airfields.

Balderton, Blyton, Breighton, Burn, Croft, Dalton, Dishforth, Driffield, East Moor, Elsham Wolds, Feltwell, Foulsham, Full Sutton, Gransden Lodge, Graveley, Holme on Spalding Moor, Langar, Leeming, Lindholme, Linton on Ouse, Lissett, Melbourne, Middleton St George, Newmarket, Pocklington, Riccall, Rufforth, Scampton, Skipton on Swale, Snaith, Stradishall, Swinderby, Tempsford, Tholthorpe, Topcliffe, Warboys, Wombleton

*FIDO: To assist in fog dispersal, petrol pipes were laid along the edges of the runway. In foggy conditions, fuel was pumped through the pipes and ignited. The heat generated, caused the fog to rise, and the flames highlighted the outline of the runway. Many hundreds of aircraft and crew that might otherwise have been lost, were able to land safely thanks to Fido.
*Pundit Codes To assist crews in finding their base, each airfield was given a 2 letter code. This code was flashed in Morse Code, from a beacon situated up to 5 miles from the airfield

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