Welcome to Lavenham Airfield

487th Bombardment Group
8th USAAF

RAF Lavenham
Station 137
Lavenham was built as a standard USAAF airfield with 50 hard standings, two T2 hangers, a main runway of 2000 yards and two runways of 1400 yards.
John Laing & Son Ltd carried out the work during 1943 and the airfield opened in April 1944. The 487th Bomb Group occupied the base until the end of the Second World War.
Lavenham Vintage 1940s
Commemorative Weekend
17th - 19th May 2019

 
 
PDF 2017 Commemorative Weekend
Programme
16 Pages
 
PDF 2018
Commemorative Weekend
Programme
32 pages