Eaglescott Airfield

Visiting Pilots

THE AIRFIELD is temporarily CLOSED to FIXED WING VISITING AIRCRAFT due to the runways and taxiways being flooded.

Landing fee reduced to only £5 at weekends.

THE STARTER EXTENSION FOR RUNWAY 07 IS OBSTRUCTED AND NOT AVAILABLE FOR USE.  THEREFORE THE OVERRUN AREA FOR RUNWAY 25 IS ALSO OBSTRUCTED AND NOT AVAILABLE FOR USE. The South side parallel taxiway out of use; work in progress.

The Airfield operating hours are from 0800 to 2100 local.

To visit Eaglescott, PRIOR PERMISSION is REQUIRED (PPR) by telephone between 08.00 and 09.00 or by email on Friday evenings.
If you wish to fly in on Weekdays you may telephone between 08.30 and 09.00 however,
if no contact is made, then the airfield is closed and you may not land.
Weekday Landing fee £10 for Gyro’s, Light Helicopters, Microlights and all Light Singles.

The Devon Air Ambulance is based at Eaglescott, callsign Helimed. The Air Ambulance always has priority when departing the airfield, as it will be on an emergency call.

On hearing the Air Ambulance, if you are on base or final, continue to land. If in the overhead or downwind, please orbit until the Air Ambulance has departed.

Arrival procedures
Please call (123.0 MHz) 10 miles out. Most of the time, the radio is unmanned so make blind calls.

Make a standard overhead join at 2000′ QFE, left hand circuits. Airfield elevation is 655′ AMSL.

Eaglescott Runways
Eaglescott Grass Runways – 07, 25 and 33

A PDF file of the airfield plate is available here
A PDF file of the airfield text is here

Avgas and Jet A1 are available. AVGAS only £1.69ppl (no Vat) JET A1 only 75ppl (no Vat) (March 2017)
Please note payment is by cheque or cash. The airfield has no credit or debit card facilities.

A Google Earth satellite picture of the airfield is available here.

The radar station and ‘golf ball’ can be seen in the picture below.

radar