Aviation

Aerodrome Layout

Runway Dimensions (m) Surface TORA (m) LDA(m) Threshold elevation Lighting
 03L 1258 x 30 Concrete 1199 1000 391 On request  
 21R 1258 x 30 Concrete 1100 1000 420 On request  
03R/21L  671 x 30 Grass 671 671 389/410 Nil  
 14/32 799 x 25 Grass 799 799 416/384 Nil   
 05/23 602 x 30 Grass 602 602 391/390 Nil  
Callsign: Sywell Information on 122.705 (AFIS)
Operational hours: Strictly PPR by email only. 0900-1800 (Covid restrictions permitting). Open 7 days a week.
Landing fee: See charges page
Customs: Yes, prior notice required
Fuel: AVGAS 100LL, MOGAS, Jet A1. Only AVGAS and MOGAS are self service. JETA1 is available within aerodrome hours only with a bowser also available. Self-service pumps accept Visa, Mastercard, Switch and Delta. 
Fire cover: Category 2
Remarks: Operated by Sywell Aviation Ltd, Sywell, Northampton, NN6 0BT. All visiting helicopters to Sloane Helicopters are strictly PPR through 01604 817146. Fixed wing circuits at 1000 ft QFE; left-hand on runways 03, 14 and 23, right-hand on runways 05, 21 and 32. Helicopter circuits at 800 ft QFE in opposite direction to fixed wing.
Warnings: All runways have non-standard white centre-line markings. Aerobatics take place throughout the year, 3 nm radius of aerodrome perimeter, up to 5000 ft AGL. A small arms range (.22 rifle and clay pigeon shooting) is located approx 1000 m NNW of the aerodrome perimeter between the approaches to runways 15 and 21. See status page for current information.
Facilities: Restaurant, bar and hotel (59 bedrooms) with aircraft parking adjacent. Full conference facilities available.

 

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