|RAF Bottisham is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located 5 miles E of Cambridge, S of Bottisham village in Cambridgeshire. |
Bottisham airfield opened in March 1940 and was first used by bomb-armed Tiger Moths transferred from 22 EFTS to be prepared for possible anti-invasion duties. Then beginning in October 1940, the airfield was used by 22 EFTS Tiger Moths as an RLG until mid-1941.
With the departure of the Tiger Moths, Bottisham was transferred to the 241 Sqn Army Co-operation Command with Lysanders, Tomahawks, Mustang I's, moved to Ayr.
From 15 June 1942, the airfield was used by RAF 652 and 168 Squadrons.