Boxted Tourism

Royal Air Force Boxted or more simply RAF Boxted is a former Royal Air Force station located 4 miles (6.4 km) north-northeast of Colchester, Essex England. Opened in 1943, it was used by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). RAF Boxted has the distinction of having been the airfield for the two most successful USAAF fighter groups in air-to-air combat. After the war it was used by the Royal Air Force for jet aircraft testing. It was closed in 1947. Today the remains of the airfield are located on private property being used as agricultural fields. It also has a small grass private airstrip.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Boxted, United Kingdom. Explore Boxted travel guide before you plan your trip here. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city London, United Kingdom. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit London for its bountiful attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London on your trip to Boxted. Also, to reach Boxted, you'll have to take a flight to London; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Boxted are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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