Media enquiries

Contact the Station Engagement Office:

Email: [email protected]

Please note, we are unable to support any requests for Chinook or Puma experience flights or flypasts. 


Call us

01491 837766 followed by an extension number, if known.

Find us

RAF Benson, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 6AA.

Council: South Oxfordshire District Council.

When you arrive

You must report to the Main Guardroom at the main entrance to the technical site. You must bring valid photographic ID with you, e.g. driving licence or passport. 

Where escorted passes are issued, the member of staff hosting you must meet you at the Main Guard Room.

Visiting information

We are not currently offering visits to the Station. 

Email: [email protected] 

Emergency contact

In an emergency contact the Main Guardroom.

Guardroom phone: 

For more help, or for those serving abroad on Operations or Exercise, visit the What to do in a family emergency guide.

Work experience

Applications for a work experience placement in 2023 are now CLOSED.

Our 2024 work experience applications will re-open in September.  

We will be likely be offering one week for the following year groups;

  • Year 10 
  • Year 12

For general work experience enquiries, contact the Engagement Office:

Email: [email protected]


School visits

We are now accepting a limited amount of school visits to RAF Benson.

Email: [email protected] 


Air Cadets

If your Cadet Squadron would like to arrange a visit to the Station in the future, contact our Air Cadet Liaison Officer:

Email: [email protected]



Royal Air Forces Association

Contact the Engagement Office in the first instance:


Phone: 01491 827245 

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