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

HRH The Princess Royal Attends No. 101 Squadron’s Centenary

The Princess Royal Attends No. 101 Squadron’s Centenary

12 July 2017

Today, 12th July 2017, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal attended a special parade held at Royal Air Force Brize Norton to mark Number 101 Squadron’s 100 years of service...

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Chief of the Air Staff Pilots C-130J Hercules to Present Commendation in Germany

Chief of the Air Staff Pilots C-130J Hercules to Present Commendation in Germany

29 June 2017

On Thursday 15 June 2017, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Sir Stephen Hillier visited Number XXIV Squadron, based at Royal Air Force Brize Norton, to regain his flying currency on the C-130J Hercules...

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Repatriations

Repatriations

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...

Social Media

Social Media

Keep up-to-date with the Royal Air Force Brize Norton's news, views and latest information.

Passenger Information

Passenger Information

Information for passengers travelling from RAF Brize Norton.

Equipment

Equipment

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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