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 16:53 on 16/08/2017 (local).

Additional information

Wed 16th August 2017

ALL TIMES LOCAL

Unofficial Met Observation 1535 21005KT 9999 Nil FEW030 Est QNH1016 QFE1001 PS19/PS09 

Met Warnings ~  Nil 

RFFS Category ~  2

Helicopter Circuit ~ LH

Sunset ~ 2026

Warnings (See below for 2 Excel programme) ~  

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. Rwy 15/33 now PERM closed due to hangar construction in the SE corner (L5360/16)

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

4. Wed 16th Aug Small drone operating over the Grange, Mears Ashby up to 400' agl 0900-1800

5. Spare. 

6. Please avoid trampling freshly chalked markings and avoid running up engines to high power in front of runway designators.

7. Spare

8. New Grass Rwy 14/32 now marked, awaiting Licensing.

9. 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   Coventry All instrument procedures and ATC services withdrawn. Air Ground service only now available. Changes to RFF Category.

3.   Spare

4.   East Midlands are now a provider of a LARS. Revised SSR codes See Notam B0588/17 & C1744/17

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)

Mon 21st Aug - TBN 

Tue 22nd Aug - TBN

Wed 16th - Local flying only

Thu 17th Aug - Dep to Shoreham

Fri 18th Aug - Display Eastbourne 

Sat 19th Aug - Display Eastborne

Sun 20th Aug - Arrive PM from Shoreham

Aerodrome Events

Please see the events page.


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