Eaglescott Airfield is operated as a ‘Not For Profit Distributing Organisation’ and a ‘Community Amateur Sports Club’ and as such has no paid staff whatsoever.  Eaglescott is manned entirely by volunteers who give their time freely for the benefit of others to enjoy aviation.  The Airfield is operated by Pilots for Pilots.

The airfield is home to the Devon Air Ambulance, enabling an air ambulance to reach an emergency scene within minutes.

It is also used by the Military for training