A Fighter Airfield built as a sattelite to nearby North Weald. 16 Blister Hangars,18 Hardstands,1 Bellman Hangar,2 Aviation fuel stores,one of 24000 Gallons and another of 36000 Gallons. Main runway 270/090 @ 1450 yards later extended to the East to a length of 1750 yards. Secondary runway 210/030 @ 1250 yards extended to the south by 200 yards.

Drem lighting and Angle Of Approach indicator system were installed

There were  Eight separate dispersed sites within a mile of the airfield for accomodation, ablutions and catering.