We are open to all air traffic from 8am to 8pm daily. Friday to Sunday we operate the ATZ and RFFS crew. We go to great lengths to be good neighbours so please ensure you are familiar with our noise abatement procedures before setting off.



Runways - Arrivals

COVID-19. FROM THE 29th MARCH we are open to GA in line with the Dft guidance. PPR is mandatory. 

Please LOOK At and follow the noise abatement circuit procedures opposite.  

 Have a look at our Flying In Guide by clicking below: 

Flying In Guide July 2020 Web

PPR online with the form on this page. We prefer PPR this way, alternatively you can call on 01953 860 806. 

Buckenham Radio 124.405. The freqency can be manned at any time and blind calls must be made if no reply heard. Please refer to the AIP for Operational Hours when the frequency will be manned. 

Circuits will be 07L or 25R, downwind leg is over the A11 North of Attleborough.

We still accept joins from Tacolneston and Snetterton straight-in approaches from these landmarks may be flown on the basis that circuit traffic has priority.

Downwind is over the A11 North of Attleborough. Please do not fly tight circuits to the south of Attleborough unless you are flying the bad weather circuit due to poor visibility, as we have a number of noise sensitive areas within the circuit who may complain if you over-fly their properties. Please ensure that you do not cut the corner onto base leg for 25, the petrol stations on the A11 should be well inside the circuit. 

On departure from runway 25, turn to 270 degrees until you reach the railway line, thereby avoiding Old Buckenham Village. 

No Aircraft movements before 0800 or after 2000 local, Tacolneston mast 735' amsl 3nm ENE, Considerable gliding activity at Tibenham 4nm SE. Disused section short of runway 25 starter extension, rubble and high straw stacks.

Flying in from the EU and Channel Islands

Old Buckenham has a Customs Agreement, allowing us to accept flights directly from anywhere in the EU and Channel Islands. You will need to fill out a GAR which you can do online by clicking here

COVID-19. We are advised by Border Force that only persons travelling to and from the UK on a weekly basis for work may enter without the requirement to go into quarantine for 14 days. If this applies to you, please book PPR with us at least 48 hours in advance and complete the Public Health Passenger Locator Form. A GAR MUST ALSO BE SUBMITTED IN THE USUAL WAY. 


We highly recommend the excellent Breckland Lodge which is 5 minutes drive from the airfield. They offer a range of rooms at reasonable rates, as well as Norfolk's finest carvery, bars and restaurants. 


We always reccommend Mr. Abbas 07899 956727. 


All aircraft operations and visits to the airfield are subject to our terms and conditions. Click here to read them. 

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EGSV 04-12-2021 9:05 Radio 124.405 & RFFS per AIP Bowser Open until 1700 or SS Jimmy's Cafe Open. Rwy 25 Wind 280/… https://t.co/RVsQ1j5NSx
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