Fixed wing ops: Use caution (see below) Helicopter ops: Use caution (see below)
Runway in use: 21, circuit direction: RH, closing at: 1730.
Information current as of 17:16 on 07/08/2020 (local).
COVID 19 UPDATE
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
AFIS hours will be 0900-1300 and 1330-1730
Blades slots will be amended to;
1000-1020, 1200-1220 and 1500-1520
Mon-Fri Rwy 03L/21R Restricted use
CAUTION WIP SE CORNER new taxyway Alpha extension and Blister hangar construction
RUNWAY 14/32 CLOSED DUE TO SURFACE DAMAGE
Unofficial Weather - 0815 CALM CAVOK NIL H1017 E1003 OAT +14 DP +14
Weather Warnings - NIL Thunderstorm Warning Valid till 071700
Helicopter Circuit ~ LH
RFF Category ~ 2
Sunset ~ 2043
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;
1. All Fixed wing & Microlight pilots departing on runways 21R, 21L and 23 are requested to climb straight
ahead to 500 feet before turning
3. A Quadcopter will fly over Sywell Reservoir weekdays 1330-1440 max height 300' AGL
4. Mon-Fri Rwy 03L/21R restricted use to aircraft.
5. New AFIS telephone number 01604 801630
6. MOGAS fuel not available UFN
7. CAUTION; Building 250m in the undershoot to Rwy 03R
NOTAMS. Pilots are responsible for making a more comprehensive check.
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:- NOTE CHANGES TO AM SLOT TIMES
SLOT 1 1000-1020; SLOT 2 1200-1220; SLOT 3 1500-1520 (all times local)
Mon 10th Aug ~ Nil
Tue 11th Aug ~ Nil
Wed 5th Aug ~ Slot 3
Thu 6th Aug ~ Corporate Day, display 1500-1520
Fri 7th Aug ~ Pax Ride
Please see the events page.