RAF Leeming announces increased movement and low flying as it hosts exercising aircraft

North Yorkshire residents can expect to see more RAF planes in the skies for the rest of the month.

More RAF planes will be seen in the skies of North Yorkshire in April.
More RAF planes will be seen in the skies of North Yorkshire in April.

RAF Leeming has announced it is 'exercising aircraft' during April, meaning residents will see increased activity in the skies.

The station said there will be "short periods of low flying by jet and rotary aircraft" in addition to normal flying activities.

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Some of the aircraft exercises are expected to take place at night, although RAF Leeming noted it would make every effort to keep disturbance to a minimum.

The increased aircraft movement is scheduled to continue until April 30.

RAF Leeming is home to a diverse range of squadrons and lodger units, including 90 signals unit, and a mountain rescue team.

Its website said a viewing area where members of the public can safely watch the aircraft is located at Roman Road, Leeming, DL7 9SN.