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  1. Kidderminster

    Kidderminster

    Military site : non-airfield
    Support units were based here. The station number is listed as the same for Stone, Staffordshire (Duncan Hall). Exact location unknown.

  2. Kilkeel

    Kilkeel

    Military site : non-airfield

  3. Kimbolton

    Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

  4. Kingham

    Kingham

    Military site : non-airfield
    The depot known as Kingham would appear to have been quite spread out over the area between Kingham and Adlestrop. Both villages had a railway station but Adlestrop is now disused. There was an Ammunition Inspection Building well away from the villages...

  5. Kings Cliffe

    Kings Cliffe

    Military site : airfield
    Kings Cliffe began as a satellite air base for the Group based at nearby Wittering. The 56th Fighter Group, however, were all based at Kings Cliffe and it was here that the pilots trained in P-47 Thunderbolts and flew their first missions in the...

  6. Kings Somborne

    Kings Somborne

    Military site : non-airfield
    One of 16 country houses or 'flak homes' which catered for approximately 25 airmen at a time to come for Rest and Recuperation away from the stress of flying missions. Run by the American Red Cross, each serviceman was entitled to at least one rest...

  7. Kingsnorth

    Kingsnorth

    Military site : airfield
    Kingsnorth was used as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, with temporary runways and buildings. It was then used by the Ninth Air Force as an Advanced Landing Ground 1944, and was in 1944 home briefly to the 36th Fighter Group.

  8. Kingston Bagpuize

    Kingston Bagpuize

    Military site : airfield
    Used by the RAF during 1942-43 as a grass airfield Relief Landing Ground and satellite training base, Kingston Bagpuize was selected in 1943 by 9th Air Force Service Command to house the 4th Tactical Air Depot, to be moved from RAF Charmy Down. RAF and...

  9. Kirby Bedon Crash Site

  10. Kircassock House

    Kircassock House

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to the 496th Fighter Training Group and other support units.

  11. Kirkby

    Kirkby

    Military site : non-airfield
    A depot for materiel shipped from the United States - known as an 'Intransit Depot'. Exact location unknown.

  12. Kirton-in-Lindsey

    Kirton-in-Lindsey

    Military site : airfield
    Used as an RFC and RAF Home Defence landing ground during the First World War, Kirton-in-Lindsey was built during 1938-40 as an RAF fighter station. It had two grass runways, 10 hardstandings, three grouped C hangars and four over-blister hangars....

  13. Kjeller, Norway

    Kjeller, Norway

    Other location

  14. Knettishall

    Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

  15. Knightshayes Court

    Knightshayes Court

    Military site : non-airfield
    Built in 1874 for the Heathcote-Amory family....

  16. Knook Camp

    Knook Camp

    Military site : airfield

  17. Knutsford

    Knutsford

    Military site : non-airfield

  18. Korba Airfield

    Korba Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  19. La Luc Airfield

    La Luc Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  20. Laconia New Hampshire

    Laconia New Hampshire

    Other location

  21. Lake Windemere, Lake District

  22. Lake on the Pylewell Estate, Boldre, Hampshire

  23. Lakenheath

    Lakenheath

    Military site : airfield
    Selected in 1940 as the site of a 2nd satellite for RAF Mildenhall, Lakenheath was built and opened in 1941. It had three Class A extended hard runways and 36 hardstandings as aircraft dispersal points. The original pair of T2 hangars were supplemented...

  24. Lamas

    Lamas

    Crash site

  25. Landing Ground 174

    Landing Ground 174

    Military site : airfield

  26. Lands End

    Lands End

    Other location

  27. Langar

    Langar

    Military site : airfield
    Langar was built in the latter half of 1942 in the parish of Harby, which is the name locals used to refer to the base. It was built to a standard Class A specification, with 6,000 foot and 4,200 foot runways, hardstandings for aircraft (originally 36,...

  28. Langford Lodge

    Langford Lodge

    Military site : airfield
    Planned to be a Satellite Landing Ground for No. 23 Maintenance Unit at RAF Aldergrove, Langford Lodge was selected in October 1941 to be developed as an air deport for the maintenance and repair of USAAF aircraft. A scheme was devised whereby the...

  29. Langham

    Langham

    Other location

  30. Langham Nr Cottesmore

    Langham Nr Cottesmore

    Military site : non-airfield

  31. Langton

    Langton

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home of a Signal Construction Battalion. Exact location unknown

  32. Laon / Couvron

    Laon / Couvron

    Military site : airfield

  33. Laon/Athies

    Laon/Athies

    Military site : airfield

  34. Lashenden

    Lashenden

    Military site : airfield
    Close to but completely separate from RAF Headcorn, Lashenden was built for the RAF during 1942-43 as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), initially as a light bomber base and then as a training base for mobile fighter squadrons. Enlarged and improved for...

  35. Lavenham

    Lavenham

    Military site : airfield
    Lavenham was built as a standard USAAF bomber airfield, with fifty hardstandings, T2 hangars and 2,000 and 1,400 feet runways. John Laing and Son Ltd. carried out the work in 1943, and the airfield opened in April 1944. The 487th Bomb Group occupied...

  36. Lavenham Marketplace

    Lavenham Marketplace

    Other location

  37. Le Culot Airfield

    Le Culot Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  38. Le Mans

    Le Mans

    Military site : airfield

  39. Le Molay

    Le Molay

    Military site : airfield

  40. Lecce Airfield

    Lecce Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  41. Leicester

    Leicester

    Military site : non-airfield
    Principal units assigned were detachments of the 892 Signal Depot Company

  42. Leicester East

    Leicester East

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Leicester East was opened on 8 October 1943 but was downgraded to 'Care and maintenance' status. It was then considered as a base for USAAF Tactical Carrier Group, but then made ready for two Stirling squadrons. USAAF did use/share this site with...

  43. Leiston

    Leiston

    Military site : airfield
    Leiston's location only three miles from the North Sea Coast made it ideal as a Fighter Group air base whose job would be to escort bombers across the sea and over occupied Europe. The air base also witnessed the arrival of many very damaged Allied...

  44. Lenwade House

    Lenwade House

    Military site : non-airfield

  45. Lesina Airfield

    Lesina Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  46. Lessay

    Lessay

    Military site : airfield

  47. Lignerolles

    Lignerolles

    Military site : airfield

  48. Lilford Hall

    Lilford Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    The 303rd Station Hospital was formed in the Spring of 1943, and arrived at Lilford Hall in September that year. Its initial 750 beds were used by patients from nearby airbases at Polebrook, Molesworth and Grafton Underwood, mostly wounded airmen....

  49. Limburg

    Limburg

    Military site : airfield

  50. Lincoln Hall, Hingham, Norfolk