Welcome to RAF Brize Norton

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RAF Brize Norton Station Badge The RAF Brize Norton Station Commander

Welcome to RAF Brize Norton from

The Station Commander: Group Captain Timothy T Jones BSc(Hons) MA 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: 'To Generate Rapid Global Mobility that DETERS Conflict, DEFENDS the UK, DEFEATS the Country's Enemies, ASSISTS in Times of Crisis'

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

Community Leaders from Birmingham Visit RAF Brize Norton

Image of the group in front of a C-130J Hercules

16 February 2018

On Wednesday 14th February, a group of Afro Caribbean Community Leaders, from Birmingham, visited RAF Brize Norton to gain an understanding of what the Royal Air Force can offer young people...

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RAF Brize Norton’s Airspace Change Proposal

Decoration-RAF Brize Norton’s Airspace Change Proposal

14 February 2018

After nearly 40 years, RAF Brize Norton is proposing to change the controlled airspace that currently surrounds the Station...

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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)

The Station Magazine

80th Anniversary Magazine

25 Metre Range

  • Range Firing

    The 25 Metre Range will be in use, week commencing 19th February 2018, as follows: 21st 1pm-5pm, 22nd Midday-5pm, 23rd 9am-2pm, 24th 8am-5pm, 25th 8am-5pm.

    Range Use Statement

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