RAF Alconbury and RAF Molesworth will also close as USAFE bases in 2022.
It had three Class A extended hard runways and 36 hardstandings as aircraft dispersal points.
At the time, the US were moving into strategically-located bases in friendly countries around the world in order to keep the Soviet Union in check.
Almost 4,500 servicemen and women, supported by nearly 2,000 British and American civilians, work for the wing, which includes a separate base at nearby RAF Feltwell.
The nearly 1,000 year old Norwich Cathedral is the most complete Norman cathedral in England and a fascinating place to visit.
It's surrounded by a huge Cathedral Precinct, full of cobbled streets and ancient houses.