RAF TEMPSFORD is a former
Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force station located 2.3 miles
(3.7 km) north east of Sandy ,
England and 4.4 miles
(7.1 km) south of
St. Neots ,
Cambridgeshire , England.
The airfield was perhaps the most secret airfield in the Second World
War . It was home to the
Special Duties Squadrons, No. 138 , which
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.
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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