IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Aerial photograph of Bisterne airfield, looking north, 17 January 1947. Photograph taken by No. 82 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1930. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1943, it was developed for use by the Ninth Air Force in 1943-1944. The 371st Fighter Group used the airfield, before it was closed and returned to agriculture in 1944-45.