Former RAF Middleton St. George

RAF Middleton St. George was a Royal Air Force (RAF) Bomber Command station during World War II. It was located in County Durham, five miles east of Darlington, England.

The aerodrome opened as a Bomber Command station in 1941. Squadrons based here include: 76 Squadron, which flew Halifaxes, 78 Squadron, which flew Whitleys, 419 Squadron (Royal Canadian Air Force), which flew Wellingtons, Halifaxes, and Lancasters, 420 Squadron (Royal Canadian Air Force), which flew Wellingtons, and 428 Squadron (Royal Canadian Air Force), which flew Wellingtons, Halifaxes, and Lancasters.

After the war, the aerodrome served various squadrons and units including No. 3 Operational Training Unit (OTU), No. 2 Air Navigation School, No. 4 Flight Training School, and squadrons that used Meteors, Hunters, Javelins and Lightnings.

The RAF left the station in 1964 but the aerodrome was reopened in 1966 as a civil airport. It is now Durham Tees Valley Airport.
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