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Aerodrome Information






Tarmac & Grass

Turweston Aerodrome has tarmac and grass runways

  • These are designated 09/27 and 09/27 grass respectively
  • The circuits are 09left hand and 27right hand
  • The 09 threshold is displaced by 157m and the 27 threshold by 99m
  • The tarmac runway is 1,256m x 23m with a declared distance of 1,000m between thresholds

Daytime parking is available and overnight parking can also be arranged. We are always pleased to welcome new arrivals and can provide permanent hangarage or parking – space permitting.

Please contact us for more information.

Local Liaison

We are keen to maintain a good relationship with our neighbours. If you have any questions about the aerodrome’s operations or would like to make a comment please call us on 01280 705400 ext 2 or email.


Customs & Special Branch

All pilots flying outside mainland UK are required to complete a General Aviation Report (GAR). The form can be viewed & downloaded here

Deadlines for GAR submissions

Non EU traffic: AT LEAST 24 hours prior to arrival

EU traffic: AT LEAST 4 hours prior to arrival

Channel Island Traffic: AT LEAST 12 hours prior to arrival

If you require guidance for completing the form please click here.

Pilots flying within the Common Travel Area (Ireland, Great Britain, Isle of Man, Channel Islands) should email completed GARs to NCU; the UK Border Agency at Luton; Special Branch, Thames Valley Police and EGBT here.

Completed forms for pilots flying OUTSIDE the Common Travel area should be emailed to NCU; the UK Border Agency at Luton; and EGBT here.

The UK Border Agency at Luton request that they are called on 01582 878700 or 07775 825682 to let them know it has been sent. GARs can be faxed to NCU on 01708 862521 and Thames Valley Police on 01865 555900.

Thames Valley Police Special Branch contact details are:
Address: Police HQ, Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxon OX5 2NX
Tel: 01865 555909


Landing Fees & Fuel

Effective 1st June 2021

Fixed Wing AircraftType ExamplePrice £
Includes VAT
Min fuel uplift for reduced L/feeReduced L/fee inc VAT
Single piston 2 seatsC152, PA38, RV4, C421550L9
Single piston 4+ seatsPA28, C172, RV10, Cirrus, PA32, BE36, C2101860L12
Twin pistonPA34, C310, BE5825100L18
Single turbinePA46T, TBM70030150L18
Twin turbine / VLJPA42, C90, BE200, Mustang60N/A
OtherPC12, C525102N/A
Circuits and Touch & GosAll categories7.20

HelicoptersType ExamplePrice £ Includes VATMin fuel uplift for reduced L/feeReduced L/fee inc VAT
PistonR22, R44, Schweizer 3001850L12
Single turbineB206, AS350, EC12025150L18
Twin turbine up to 3600kgB429, AS355, EC135, A10948250L24
Twin turbine over 3600kgEC155, S76, A13960250L36
Circuits and Touch & GosAll categories7.20

ParkingPrice £ Includes VAT
Daytime parkingFree
Overnight small10
Overnight large/twin15


  • Avgas 100LL, Jet A1 and piston-engine oils are available
  • Current price per litre excluding VAT: Avgas £1.48 (+ 20% VAT), Jet A1 £0.78 (+ 5% VAT). Updated 12th November 2021
  • Fuel is delivered by mobile bowser
  • Rotors running refuelling is available on request
  • Fuel accounts: if you would like to open a credit account for fuel please email us for forms to complete


Weather Station


Circuit Information

Noise Abatement

There are several villages and dwellings located close to the airfield, in particular Syresham which is on the north-eastern quarter of the circuit,  so please read the circuit procedures below carefully and avoid overflying.

Hinton Skydiving Centre is also active – their status is updated daily on our weather station.

Noise Abatement Procedures and Circuit – View & Download


Flight Operations

  • Flying operations and general administration of the aerodrome are managed by Turweston Flight Centre Ltd.
  • Operational hours are Monday to Friday 08:30 to 18:00 or Sunset (08:00 to 20:00 by arrangement), Saturday 09:00 to 18:00 and Sunday 10:00 to 18:00 (last departure 16:00).
  • Office hours are Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00.
  • Prior Permission is required to land at Turweston Aerodrome.
  • Call us on 01280 705400
  • The Flight Deck Cafe is open every day. Winter hours are 09:00 to 16:00. Reservations are strongly recommended please email or call


Call us today at 01280 705400