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BEQ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BEQ / EGXH
Airport Name: RAF Honington USAAF Station 375
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 52°20'33"N by 0°46'23"E
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
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Facts about RAF Honington USAAF Station 375 (BEQ):

  • IX Squadron flew the first RAF bombing raid of the Second World War on 4 September 1939 flying a mission against the Kriegsmarine in the Baltic resulting in the loss of two Wellingtons.
  • Converted from P-38 Lightnings to P-51 Mustangs in the summer of 1944 and from then until the end of the war flew many long-range escort missions heavy bombers that attacked oil refineries, industries, and other strategic objectives at Berlin, Regensburg, Merseburg, Stuttgart, Brussels, and elsewhere.
  • From 1950 to 1956, RAF Honington housed No.
  • In June 1942, the airfield was transferred to the USAAF and was upgraded to a Class A Bomber base.
  • The closest airport to RAF Honington USAAF Station 375 (BEQ) is RAF Lakenheath (LKZ), which is located only 10 miles (16 kilometers) WNW of BEQ.
  • In 1941, a Junkers Ju 88 was shot down by ground fire from Honington.
  • The furthest airport from RAF Honington USAAF Station 375 (BEQ) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,834 miles (19,044 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from RAF Honington USAAF Station 375:

List of Nearest Airports from RAF Honington USAAF Station 375:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.20 miles (16.41 km) WNWRAF Lakenheath (LKZ)Lakenheath, England, United KingdomView RAF Lakenheath on a map Set LKZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lakenheath
212.43 miles (20.00 km) WRAF Mildenhall (MHZ)Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, United KingdomView RAF Mildenhall on a map Set MHZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Mildenhall
323.11 miles (37.19 km) NNWRAF Marham (KNF)Marham, Norfolk, East Anglia, United KingdomView RAF Marham on a map Set KNF as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Marham
427.01 miles (43.47 km) WSWCambridge International Airport (CBG)Cambridge, England, United KingdomView Cambridge International Airport on a map Set CBG as destination Airport Get more information about Cambridge International Airport
527.87 miles (44.85 km) SSWMDPGA Wethersfield (WXF)Braintree, England, United KingdomView MDPGA Wethersfield on a map Set WXF as destination Airport Get more information about MDPGA Wethersfield
627.98 miles (45.03 km) SEIpswich Airport (IPW)Ipswich, EnglandView Ipswich Airport on a map Set IPW as destination Airport Get more information about Ipswich Airport
731.46 miles (50.63 km) NENorwich International Airport (NWI)Norwich, England, United KingdomView Norwich International Airport on a map Set NWI as destination Airport Get more information about Norwich International Airport
832.23 miles (51.87 km) WSWDuxford Aerodrome (QFO)Duxford, England, United KingdomView Duxford Aerodrome on a map Set QFO as destination Airport Get more information about Duxford Aerodrome
936.36 miles (58.52 km) NEColtishall (IATA off-point) (CLF)Coltishall, United KingdomView Coltishall (IATA off-point) on a map Set CLF as destination Airport Get more information about Coltishall (IATA off-point)
1038.99 miles (62.75 km) SWLondon Stansted Airport (STN)Essex (near London), England, United KingdomView London Stansted Airport on a map Set STN as destination Airport Get more information about London Stansted Airport
1142.05 miles (67.67 km) WRAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 (AYH)Alconbury, England, United KingdomView RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 on a map Set AYH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102
1253.46 miles (86.04 km) SLondon Southend Airport (SEN)Southend, Essex (near London) United KingdomView London Southend Airport on a map Set SEN as destination Airport Get more information about London Southend Airport
1358.23 miles (93.71 km) WSWLondon Luton Airport (LTN)Luton (near London), England, United KingdomView London Luton Airport on a map Set LTN as destination Airport Get more information about London Luton Airport
1458.99 miles (94.93 km) SWHatfield Aerodrome (HTF)Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United KingdomView Hatfield Aerodrome on a map Set HTF as destination Airport Get more information about Hatfield Aerodrome
1565.07 miles (104.72 km) NWRAF Coningsby (QCY)Coningsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Coningsby on a map Set QCY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Coningsby

Map of Furthest Airports from RAF Honington USAAF Station 375:

List of Furthest Airports from RAF Honington USAAF Station 375:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,833.67 miles (19,044.40 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,786.12 miles (18,967.88 km) SEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,763.34 miles (18,931.21 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,757.74 miles (18,922.20 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
511,744.02 miles (18,900.13 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
611,730.24 miles (18,877.95 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,722.84 miles (18,866.04 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
811,722.69 miles (18,865.80 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
911,716.87 miles (18,856.43 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1011,693.27 miles (18,818.44 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1111,692.07 miles (18,816.51 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1211,676.34 miles (18,791.20 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,674.75 miles (18,788.64 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1411,668.74 miles (18,778.97 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,648.23 miles (18,745.96 km) SEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome