Unit History: RAF Butterworth

RAF Butterworth
RAAF Base Butterworth was a Royal Australian Air Force base located near the town of Butterworth in modern Malaysia. RAAF Butterworth was transferred from the British Royal Air Force to the RAAF in 1957 and was home to numerous Australian fighter and bomber squadrons during the Cold War. While RAAF Base Butterworth was closed on 30 June 1988 the base remains active under the control of the RMAF.
Still an active military airfield, now operated by the Royal Malayan Air Force.

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