Aerodrome Layout

Airfield Layout map Sywell viewed from the South

Runways:RunwayDimensions (m)SurfaceTORA (m)LDA(m)Threshold elevationLighting
03L1258 x 30Concrete11991000391On request
21R1258 x 30Concrete11001000420On request
03R/21L671 x 30Grass671671389/410Nil
14/32799 x 25Grass799799Nil
05/23602 x 30Grass602602391/390Nil
Callsign:Sywell Information on 122.705 (AFIS)
Operational hours:Strictly PPR by telephone only. 0900-1700 (1800 summer) or sunset (whichever is earlier). Open 7 days a week.
Landing fee:See charges page
Customs:Yes, prior notice required
Fuel:AVGAS 100LL, MOGAS, Jet A1. Self-service pumps accept Visa, Mastercard, Switch and Delta. Jet A1 from mobile bowser.
Fire cover:Category 2
Remarks:Operated by Sywell Aviation Ltd., Sywell, Northampton, NN6 0BT. All visiting helicopters to Sloane Helicopters are strictly PPR through 01604 817146. Fixed wing circuits at 1000 ft QFE; left-hand on runways 03, 15 and 23, right-hand on runways 05, 21 and 33. Helicopter circuits at 800 ft QFE in opposite direction to fixed wing.
Warnings:All runways have non-standard white centre-line markings. Aerobatics take place throughout the year, 3 nm radius of aerodrome perimeter, up to 5000 ft AGL. A small arms range (.22 rifle and clay pigeon shooting) is located approx 1000 m NNW of the aerodrome perimeter between the approaches to runways 15 and 21. See status page for current information.
Facilities:Restaurant, bar and hotel (54 bedrooms) with aircraft parking adjacent. Full conference facilities available.
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Sywell Aviation Ltd. is a company registered in England with company no. 03180760 & VAT no. 623 8222 56.
Registered offices: Hall Farm, Sywell, Northampton, NN6 0BT.

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