PPR, Customs and Special Branch

Important Update January 6th 2021


We are now operating under the national lockdown restrictions. 


Click here for the information pertaining to General Aviation on gov.uk, updated 5th January 2021.


The office will be manned but hours may be reduced.



The Cafe is closed for now. We are very sorry for any inconvenience and thank all of you for the support you have shown us during this very difficult year.

We will review our decision in mid-February and post updates here and on our Facebook page.


Turweston Flight Centre will continue to follow Government guidelines as we have throughout the pandemic.


Keeping our customers and staff safe is the priority, so if you are at the Aerodrome please continue to wear a mask while in buildings and maintain social distancing at all times. 


  • 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. Due to reduced capacity we strongly recommend you reserve a table. Please call 01280 705400 ext 3 to book.
  • 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.
  • Please ensure you have familiarised yourself with our circuit and avoid overflying the indicated areas, especially Syresham
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Turweston Aerodrome has tarmac and grass runways

  • These are designated 09/27 and 09/27 Grass respectively
  • The circuits are 09 - left hand and 27 - right 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.

Customs and Special Branch
All pilots flying outside mainland UK are required to complete a General Aviation Report (GAR). The form can be downloaded below.
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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, the Police General Aviation Team 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.


The General Aviation Border Team contact details are:


01252 518948 and 07789 745410

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.