Airfield Status

Fixed wing ops: Use caution Use caution (see below)    Helicopter ops: Use caution Use caution (see below)

Sywell is unavailable to aircraft requiring the use of a licensed Aerodrome today.

Information current as of 10:30 on 13/07/2020 (local).

Additional information


wef 15th July the Aerodrome Operating hours will be as folows;

Mondays - Aerodrome unlicensed, no AFIS, RFFS or fuel available

Tuesdays - Aerodrome Licensed AFIS, RFFS Cat 1 and fuel available

Wednesdays Thursdays & Fridays - Aerodrome Licensed AFIS, RFFS Cat 2 and fuel available

Weekends - Aerodrome unlicensed No AFIS or RFFS. Fuel available, no rotors running JETA1

An exception to the above is 18th-20th July when AFIS, RFFS Cat 2 and fuel will be available.

AFIS hours will be 0900-1300 and 1330-1730

Due to reduced AFIS staff, circuit flying is limited to three aircraft on a PPR basis through AFIS

Blades slots will be amended to;

1000-1020, 1200-1220 and 1500-1520

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

Unofficial Weather -  -

Weather Warnings - -

Helicopter Circuit ~ -

RFF Category ~ -

AD ~ Not available to aircraft requiring a Licensed Aerodrome UFN

Sunset ~ -

Blades Flying Programme ~ See below

RNAV (GNSS) Instrument Approach Slots ~ The ATZ will be sterilised prior to the commencement of any IAP. All aircraft will need to land or leave the ATZ prior to an IAP.

Booked slots and aircraft type;

(To follow)

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.   Spare

3.   Spare

4.   Spare

5.   Spare

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 1000-1020; SLOT 2 1200-1220; SLOT 3 1500-1520 (all times local)

Mon 13th Jul ~ Nil

Tue 14th Jul ~ Nil

Wed 15th Jul ~ All three slots

Thu 16th Jul ~ Nil

Fri 17th Jul ~ Slot 1 only


Aerodrome Events

Please see the events page.


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