Airfield Status

Fixed wing ops: OK OK    Helicopter ops: OK OK

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

Information current as of 14:41 on 16/10/2019 (local).

Additional information

Tues 15th October 2019

GRASS SURFACES CLOSED - WATERLOGGED

Unnoficial Weather ~  1445 270/12 9999 SCT 1800' QNH 1000 QFE 985 OAT 13C DP 7C

Weather Warnings ~  

Helicopter Circuit ~  LH

Sunset ~ 1807

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. Sywell AFIS Frequency Change. Due to the change over to an 8.33 kHz frequency, Sywell Information will be 122.705 WEF 1st April 2018 Aircraft unable to comply will need to operate NORDO subject to an AFIS briefing. Aircraft that are NORDO will not be permitted to fly circuits or out of hours.

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

4. Runway 14/32 unusable due standing water

5. New AFIS telephone number 01604 801630

6. Wed 9 Oct Ambulance filming on Taxyway Alpha until 1500

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

8. Spare

9. AGL Rwy 03L/21R New PERM Runway edge, threshold and touchdown lights installed. Exercise caution when turning or vacating this runway.

10. Revised Helicopter Joining Procedures. Heli ATZ Entry/Exit points now via "Heli East, Heli West, Heli Northeast"

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

1.   Spare

2.   COVENTRY wef 1st August new radio frequency 123.830 

3.   CRANFIELD min 2 hrs PPR required due ATC training until 30 Sep (L1430/19)

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.) 

BLADES AEROBATIC PROGRAMME:-

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

One aircraft ad hoc slots in October dates times TBN

Aerodrome Events

Please see the events page.


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