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

Red White and Blue Day


13 October 2015

On Friday local schools donned their own clothes in a patriotic celebration of all those whohelp protect britain overseas...

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RAF Brize Norton Make a Young Boy’s Drawings a Reality

Freddy Jones at the controls of a C-130J Hercules aircraft at RAF Brize Norton

09 October 2015

Dyslexia sufferer Freddy Jones, aged 10, of Bradford-on-Avon saw his creative drawings become a reality when he was invited to visit Royal Air Force Brize Norton on the 8th of October 2015...

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

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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.

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