Airfield Status

Fixed wing ops: OK OK    Helicopter ops: OK OK

Runway in use: 21R, circuit direction: RH, closing at: 1800.

Information current as of 12:00 on 25/02/2020 (local).

Additional information

Tues 25th February 2020



CAUTION WIP SE CORNER new taxyway Alpha extension and blister hangar construction  

Unofficial Weather - 1155 26015G30kt 9999 Nil SCT020(E) H997 E982 +6/+00

Weather Warnings

Strong Wind Warning valid 251100-252359 : W Winds with mean 15-20kt at times gusts 25-30kt may occur 

Hail Warning valid 251100-251800 : Hail may affect the airfield at times

Snow Warning valid 251700-271800 : Snow (or snow and rain mixed) may occur at the airfield

Snow Warning valid 251800-252359 : Slight snow may occur at the airfield, nosig accumulations expected     

Helicopter Circuit ~ LH

RFF Category ~ Until the end of March 2020, RFF Cat 1.

AD ~ not available to aircraft requiring a Licensed Aerodrome on Mondays

Sunset ~ 1734

Blades Flying Programme ~ See below

Aerodrome Warnings;  

1. All Fixed wing & Microlight pilots departing on runways 21R, 21L and 23 are requested to climb straight

ahead to 500 feet before turning

2. Spare

3. A Quadcopter will fly over Sywell Reservoir weekdays 1330-1440 max height 300' AGL

4. All grass runways closed due soft surfaces or standing water. Access to private hangars closed.

5. New AFIS telephone number 01604 801630

6. Spare

7. CAUTION; Building 250m in the undershoot to Rwy 03R

8. Spare

NOTAMS. Pilots are responsible for making a more comprehensive check.

1.   Spare

2.   COVENTRY wef 1st August new radio frequency 123.830 

3.   Spare

4.   WYTON freq now Wyton Radio 126.855 (E0003/19)

5.   OLD WARDEN freq now 130.705. Acft join via overhead at 1800ft AAL to allow model flyers to cease ops PERM (L8309/18)

6.   Spare

7.   Spare

8.   Spare

2 Excel Programme (Aerobatics may take place during AFIS hours 3nms radius ARP up to 5000' AGL UK AIP AD2-EGBK-1-5 Para 4e refers) No movements permitted during displays.) 


SLOT 1 1100-1120; SLOT 2 1300-1320; SLOT 3 1500-1520 (all times local)



Aerodrome Events

Please see the events page.


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