|Part of United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA)|
|Near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire in England|
Front entrance of RAF Alconbury
|Type||RAF station (US Visiting Forces)|
|Area||497 hectares (1,230 acres)|
|Owner||Ministry of Defence|
|Operator||US Air Force|
|Controlled by||US Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa|
|In use||1939-1942 (Royal Air Force)|
1942-1945 (US Army Air Forces)
1951 - present (US Air Force)
|Garrison||501st Combat Support Wing|
|Occupants||423d Air Base Group|
|Identifiers||IATA: AYH, ICAO: EGWZ, WMO: 035620|
|Elevation||46 metres (151 ft) AMSL|
|Notes: Flying ceased in 1995.|
Royal Air Force Alconbury or more simply RAF Alconbury is an active Royal Air Force station near Huntingdon, England. The airfield is in the civil parish of The Stukeleys, close to the villages of Great Stukeley, Little Stukeley, and Alconbury.
Opened in 1938 for use by RAF Bomber Command, the station has been used from 1942 by the United States Army Air Force (now known as the United States Air Force, or USAF for short).
Units based at RAF Alconbury.
United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA)
It was announced by the Pentagon on 8 January 2015 that RAF Alconbury and RAF Molesworth would be closing by 2020. Most of the units at Alconbury and Molesworth will be moved to RAF Croughton, along with the personnel.
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