Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. RAF Station Kingsnorth is a former World War II airfield in Kent, England. The airfield is located approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of Ashford; about 50 miles (80 km) southeast of London. Opened in 1943, Ashford was a prototype for the type of temporary Advanced Landing Ground type airfield which would be built in France after D-Day, when the need advanced landing fields would become urgent as the Allied forces moved east across France and Germany. It was used by British, Dominion and the United States Army Air Forces. It was closed in September 1944. Today the airfield is a mixture of agricultural fields with no recognizable remains.