Media enquiries

Contact the Media and Communications Office:

Email:  [email protected]

Phone: 01489 612691 

Call us


Dedicated number for the crew room.

Find us

78 Squadron, Sopwith Way, Swanwick, Hampshire, SO31 7AY.

Council: Hampshire County Council

When you arrive

Please report to the Visitor Reception at the Main Gate. Bring photographic ID with you, e.g. driving licence or passport.

Security will direct you to parking and the North Entrance to the building. The member of staff who invited you to 78 Squadron should meet you at the North entrance prior to undergoing airport style security checks. 

Emergency contact

In an emergency contact the Main Guardroom.

Swanwick does not have a Guardroom, however there are other facilities available:

  • NATS Security Office: 01489 887603
  • Duty Exec: 07900508053
  • Duty Clerk: 07929043747

Alternatively, HMS Collingwood Guardroom can be contacted on: 01329 332352.

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

Work experience

78 Squadron does not offer work experience or placements. 

School visits

78 Squadron does not offer school visits. 

Air Cadets

To arrange a visit to the station or to visit cadet squadrons, contact the Air Cadet Liaison Officer (ACLO):

Email: [email protected]

Royal Air Forces Association

Contact the RAF Association Liaison Officer:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01489 612691 

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