Airport? Housing estate? Race track? What should be done with RAF Mildenhall?
10:17 09 January 2015
With the closure of RAF Mildenhall confirmed, the question business leaders and councils are now asking is - what next for the site?
RAF Mildenhall through the years
The crew of USAF jet Blackbird, pictured at Mildenhall, in 1974.
RAF Mildenhall. Pictured: SR-71A Blackbird.
The airshow at RAF Mildenhall in 1988.
RAF Mildenhall terminal lounge.
RAF Mildenhall. Pictured: SR-71 Blackbird.
RAF Mildenhall Officers mess in 1987.
RAF Mildenhall from above. PICTURE: ANDY ABBOTT
RAF Mildenhall. PICTURE: ANDY ABBOTT
Back from the Gulf. American service personel arrive at RAF Mildenhall. Photo: Graham Corney
RAF Mildenhall home comming servicemen arrive back greeted by collegues. PIC MICHAEL HALL
Aerial view of RAF Mildenhall. Picture: Mike Page
Photos of a Peace Camp outside of RAF Mildenhall.
The First Lady Michelle Obama visits RAF Mildenhall, meeting troops and families based there. Picture: Matthew Usher
The First Lady Michelle Obama visits RAF Mildenhall, meeting troops and families based there - the plane takes off. Picture: Matthew Usher
The First Lady Michelle Obama visits RAF Mildenhall, meeting troops and families based there, waves as she gets on a plane to leave. Picture: Matthew Usher
An Italian peace flag flies in the wind as protesters gather outside the gates of RAF Mildenhall in 2006. Photo: Chris Radburn / PA.
A US Air Force KC 135 tanker lands at RAF Mildenhall. Photo: Simon Finlay
9/11 Memorial and Retreat Ceremony featuring security forces and fire department first responders from both RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall.
The road leading to the The Main Gate at RAF Mildenhall at Beck Row in 2007.
Bob Hope on stage at RAF Mildenhall during his one-day stop over in the United Kingdom in 1990. Picture: (U.S. Air Force Photo
A commercial airport, aerospace engineering site, business park and housing estate have all been floated as ideas.
The EDP would like to know what you think should be done with the base once its doors shut some time before 2020.
Let us know by writing in the comments section below, going to our Facebook page, or by emailing reporter Andrew Fitchett on email@example.com