Welcome to RAF Brize Norton

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The RAF Brize Norton Station Commander Group Captain Support

Welcome to RAF Brize Norton from

The Station Commander: Group Captain Simon S Edwards MA RAF

Head of Establishment: Group Captain Suzanne N Perkins MA FCMI RAF

Station Badge: Depicts a knight’s helmet in front of a castle gateway to symbolize the Gateway to Operations.

Station Motto: “Transire Confidenter” – Move with confidence

Our mission is: 'Deliver Together Safely'

RAF Brize Norton is the largest station in the Royal Air Force with approximately 5800 Service Personnel, 1200 contractors and 300 Civilian staff members. The Station is home to the RAF's Strategic and Tactical Air Transport (AT) and Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) forces, as well as host to many lodger and reserve units. With its mixed fleet of aircraft, RAF Brize Norton provides rapid global mobility in support of UK overseas operations and exercises, as well as AAR support for fast jet aircraft both on operations and in support of UK Homeland Defence.

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Latest News

Local Lady Raises the Bar for Fathers' Day

On Wednesday 16th June Christine Rolls and her father William Morley visited RAF Brize Norton

19 June 2016

On Wednesday 16th June Christine Rolls and her father William Morley visited RAF Brize Norton. Christine who has lived near to Royal Air force Brize Norton all her life decided to surprise her RAF veteran dad for Father’s Day.

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Chaplain-in-Chief Visits RAF Brize Norton

The Chaplain-in-Chief, the Venerable (Air Vice Marshall) Jonathan Chaffey QHC dedicated a stained glass window in St Christopher’s Station Church

16 June 2016

On Tuesday 14th June the Chaplain-in-Chief the Venerable (Air Vice Marshal) Jonathan Chaffey QHC visited the Royal Air Force’s largest base, RAF Brize Norton...

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Information regarding the repatriation of British Armed forces personnel killed in service.

Major Accident and Emergency Instructions

Major Accident Emergency Instruction leaflet

In a major emergency involving RAF Brize Norton, if you are not involved in the incident, but are close by or...

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Passenger Information

Passenger Information

Information for passengers travelling from RAF Brize Norton.



View and read about the aircraft based here and follow links to the Squadrons which operate them.

RAF Falcons

Royal Air Force Falcons Parachute Display Team

The Royal Air Force Falcons Parachute Display Team (opens in a new window)

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