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RAF TEMPSFORD is a former Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
station located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north east of Sandy , Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
, England
England
and 4.4 miles (7.1 km) south of St. Neots , Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
, England.

The airfield was perhaps the most secret airfield in the Second World War . It was home to the Special
Special
Duties Squadrons, No. 138 , which dropped Special Operations Executive (SOE) agents and their supplies into occupied Europe, and No. 161 , which specialised in personnel delivery and retrieval by landing in occupied Europe.

RAF Tempsford
Tempsford
is very close to Little Gransden Airfield and can be clearly seen from flights climbing out from the westerly runway 28. Other active airfields nearby include the former RAF bases at Gransden Lodge and Bourn .

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* 1 Operational units and aircraft

* 2 Tempsford
Tempsford