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Contact Information

To contact RAF Odiham please dial the main switchboard on 01256 702134 and ask for the Operator, giving them the name of department that you wish to contact.

Postal Address

RAF Odiham
Hook
Hampshire
RG29 1QT

Media Enquires

The Media & Communications Officer (MCO) deals with all media enquiries pertaining to RAF Odiham and its activities, however, please note if you are seeking information on current or former personnel, RAF Stations will not release these details.

The MCO can be contacted on 01256 367606 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm) or please email on ODI-Ops-MCO@mod.uk.

For emergencies or media enquiries, the Duty Media Officer can be reached on: 07917 751069.

Flying Complaints

All flying complaints within the RAF Odiham Military Air Traffic Zone (approximately a 5 mile radius of RAF Odiham) can be submitted via the Flying Complaints Form on the Flying Information page. Alternatively, should you wish to complete the form over the phone, contact the RAF Odiham Low Flying Complaints Team on 01256 367489.

All flying complaints outside this area should be directed to the Ministry of Defence Low Flying Complaints Team on 01780 417558 or email SWK-LowFlying@mod.uk.

Game Shoot Notification

To advise us of any game shoots taking place in the vicinity of RAF Odiham, please contact our Station Operations team on 01256 367254 or email ODI-SHFHQ-WATCHKEEPER@mod.uk

Visiting Military or Civil Aircraft

Station Operations is responsible for all aircraft movements at RAF Odiham. If you wish to land at RAF Odiham please contact our Station Operations team on 00 44 (0)1256 367254 or email ODI-SHFHQ-WATCHKEEPER@mod.uk.

Flying Display Requests

All requests for static and flying displays have to be authorised by Joint Helicopter Command and prioritised against current training. Anyone wishing to apply for a display should apply in writing to:

Squadron Leader Operations, SHFHQ, RAF Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1QT

Work Experience

Royal Air Force Odiham is committed to providing a national work experience program designed to:

  • Contribute to the development of the skills of young people.
  • Ease the transition of students into the workplace.
  • Demonstrate the wide variety of careers available within Defence.

A work experience student can be a student at a secondary school, university or other place of education who undertakes a work experience placement to RAF Odiham. Students participating in work experience placements must be at least 14 years of age at the time of the placement.

To apply submit an application to the Basingstoke Consortium and the Surrey Heath Area Partnership for Education (SHAPE) who are responsible for the administration of work experience placements at RAF Odiham.

Further enquiries should be directed to the Stn Work Experience Co-Ordinator at RAF Odiham on 01256 367558, ODI-BSWWorkExperienceGMB@mod.uk or ODI-BSW-PMSForceGenCellGMB@mod.uk

RAF Careers

There is no Armed Forces Careers Office at RAF Odiham, however if you are interest in a career in the RAF and wish to arrange a recruiting related visit please contact the Community Careers Liaison Officer on 01256 367407 or ODI-BSW-CCLO@mod.uk.

Information on all aspects of careers in the Royal Air Force is available on the RAF Careers website. If you require any further information then your first point of contact should be with the RAF Careers Information Line on 0845 605 5555.

Requests for Information

If you are seeking information on current or former personnel, RAF Stations will not release these details. We suggest individuals try the Freedom of Information (FOI) Publication Scheme for more information.

Historical photographs or service records are not held at RAF Odiham, please contact Air Historical Branch on 020 8833 8175, for such information.

Station Visits

All enquiries regarding engagement opportunities with RAF Odiham should be directed to the RAF Odiham Engagements Officer 01256 367201 or email on ODI-BSW-EngagementSO3@mod.uk.

 
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