Airfield Information for Pilots
Airfield ICAO – EGHS Altitude – 180′ AMSL
Hours of operation for visiting aircraft; 0900 – 1700 local time (or sunset if earlier)
Henstridge radio 130.250; Occasionally the radio is unmanned – continue and make blind calls as appropriate
Runways & Circuit Procedure
25 LH Tarmac 750 x 26 metres
07 RH Tarmac 728 x 26 metres (note displaced threshold)
Circuits; All circuits to the South at 800’ QFE. See detailed circuit info below.
Prices per litre; November 2017
Avgas 100LL £1.76 inc VAT
Avgas UL91 £1.76 inc VAT
Jet A-1 £0.85 inc VAT
Cash or card payments only paid to the airfield operator. No cheques
Standard overhead joins are preferred. Both circuits have clearly identifiable lakes on the base / final turn.
Runway 25 – Left Hand Circuit.
The normal circuit turns base/final at the fishing lakes. There is an extended option for separation purposes shown clearly on the plan. However if used, please do not overfly the village of Fifehead Magdalen also shown on the map.
All pilots are reminded of the importance of adhering to our noise abatement protocol when joining and departing. “Avoid” areas are coloured pink/red on the noise abatement maps below. Please do not overfly these villages. If possible make a left turn when departing from 25, keeping the Marsh Lane Fish ponds on your right. If you are landing on 07 keep the ponds on your left.