General Aviation is now permitted. Please see further information below.


The government has issued new guidelines for General Aviation: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-recreational-general-aviation/coronavirus-covid-19-recreational-general-aviation

Turweston Aerodrome is therefore open for flying under the conditions given below. 

Since 23rd March 2020 (the start of ‘lockdown’) Turweston Flight Centre Ltd has been rigorously following government and CAA guidelines for businesses and individuals. We will continue to do so throughout the lockdown exit.

Our priority is the safety and wellbeing of our staff and customers. We are doing all we can to reduce the risk of infection with the Covid 19 virus. Please help us by complying with all instructions and requests from our Company and staff.

We are very keen to welcome everyone back and ask that you bear with us as we all adjust to a new way of working.

Flying Operations

Flights of home-based and visiting aircraft are permitted under the government and CAA guidelines.

We will do our best to provide a full service including moving aircraft, refuelling and radio cover where it is safe and practical to do so.

Pilots wishing to fly hangered aircraft: Please give as much notice as you can. Let us know whether and how much fuel is required. Tell us when you plan to return so we can put your aircraft away.

Visiting pilots: Please email tower@turwestonflight.com or complete the PPR form  providing date of visit, aircraft registration, field of departure, ETA, ETD and refuelling requirements.

Fuel and landing fee payments: We would like everyone to call us before arrival with card details: 01280 705400 ext. 1. If we are busy please leave a secure voice message with the necessary information. Please include your telephone number. We will charge your card after services have been provided. If a receipt is required please tell us at the time of booking. Card details are destroyed once payment is received. We are not accepting cash.

Flight Deck Cafe

The Cafe is open for take-away food and drink. From July 4th it will be open for seated dining. For full information please visit the Cafe page.

Toilets

The toilets on the ground floor of Turweston Tower are open for use. Maintain social distance and please wash your hands thoroughly.

Welcome back - we look forward to seeing you!


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).
  • The Flight Deck Cafe is open every day. Hours are 09:00 to 16:00. Take-away food only during Covid 19 lockdown - please email, call or use the message section on the PPR form to pre-order.
  • Office hours are Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00.
  • Prior Permission is required to land at Turweston Aerodrome. Please complete our PPR request form call us on 01280 705400 or email tower@turwestonflight.com.
  • Onward transport is provided by A&C Executive Cars, Tel: 01295 710808