Western Air Thruxton

Welcome To Western Air

All Pilots Please Note

The Aerodrome plans to implement its first stage of reopening from Wednesday the 20th May 2020.

Please check the latest NOTAMS for times of Closure

From this date The Aerodrome will be open with varying hours of operation along with restrictions and limited facilities.

Unfortunately, the Flying School remains closed until further government guidelines and instructions dictate otherwise.

Operating times will be updated on a daily basis please see above.

Visiting pilots are welcome only during stated opening times. Pilots must phone operations – 01264 772352 for initial approval and subsequent briefing.

Avgas and Jet A1   fuel will be available, but for our staffs’ safety and your own.  We ask you please to go to the pumps and adhere to the current Social Distancing requirements. We also ask if you could undo your own fuel caps and replace them after refuelling has taken place, and only when our staff are well clear of your aircraft. Please do not walk into the Fire Station or touch any of the refuelling equipment, including bonding straps etc.

Payment for landing fees and fuel should be done by Credit or Debit card telephone 01264 773900 if a receipt is required please give the receptionist your email and we will send it to you.

The Main Office is strictly out of bounds to pilots, passengers and members of the public, so please do not enter.

Any subsequent enquiries should be made to one of the above telephone numbers.

The Restaurant is currently closed, but toilet facilities are available. Sanitising product/gel will be placed just outside the main atrium, this should be used just prior to entering the building, and preferably after you leave the building for your own safety.

No out-of- hours movements are permitted for the time being.

We would also like to draw your attention to the recent CAA Publication – CAP 1919 – which highlights important information to pilots who are planning to fly again after the ‘lockdown’ period.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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