RAF Saltby


Royal Air Force Saltby or more simply RAF Saltby is a former Royal Air Force station located near Saltby, Leicestershire, England

RAF Saltby
USAAF Station 538
Ensign of the Royal Air Force.svgPatch9thusaaf.png
Saltby, Leicestershire in England
RAF Saltby is located in Leicestershire
RAF Saltby
RAF Saltby
Shown within Leicestershire
Coordinates52°49′44″N 000°42′51″W / 52.82889°N 0.71417°W / 52.82889; -0.71417Coordinates: 52°49′44″N 000°42′51″W / 52.82889°N 0.71417°W / 52.82889; -0.71417
Site information
OwnerAir Ministry
OperatorRoyal Air Force
United States Army Air Forces
Controlled byRAF Flying Training Command
Ninth Air Force
Site history
Built1941 (1941)
In use1941-1948 (1948)
Battles/warsSecond World War
Airfield information
Direction Length and surface
00/00  Concrete
00/00  Concrete
00/00  Concrete

The following units were here at some point:[1]


  1. ^ "Saltby". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. Retrieved 3 June 2020.