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.
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.
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. Please call 01280 705400 ext. 3 to pre-order. For full information please visit the Cafe page.
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!
Turweston Aerodrome has tarmac and grass runways
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.
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
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 or email.