Royal Air Force Benson or RAF Benson is a Royal Air Force station located at Benson, near Wallingford, in South Oxfordshire, England. It is a Main Operating Base of the RAF and home to its fleet of Westland Puma HC2 support helicopters, comprising No. 33 Squadron and No. 230 Squadron.
RAF Benson in South Oxfordshire is a support helicopter main operating base working within the Joint Helicopter Command.
RAF Benson is home to two front-line Puma HC2 helicopter squadrons, and one Operational Conversion Unit, flying a mix of Puma HC2 and Chinook HC4 helicopters.
RAF Benson is also home to the civilian National Police Air Service and the Thames Valley Air Ambulance which operate 24 hours a day.