Airfield information…

PLEASE NOTE – the 06 threshold has been moved 100m to the East thus shortening the landing distance to 630m. Takeoff distance is unchanged.

Based pilots must pre-notify flights. Visitors must get prior permission.

PPR by email- the day before to   On the day by phone..01963 364231..If fuel is required please let us know when you contact us. Based pilots, please continue to pre-notify flights and let me know if fuel is required. Visitors should call for PPR so we can advise on current safety information. 01963 364231

When the radio isn’t manned, blind calls on frequency 130.255. circuits to the south, only. Please avoid over flight of surrounding noise sensitive areas. 

Toilets will be accessible at the clubhouse all days 9 till 4. 

Please continue to log all flights using the button below.

Cafe information

Open for cooked food weekends and bank holidays only.
Coffee machine and snacks are available at all other times.

New menu (July 23)
Large breakfast £9.00 Small breakfast £8.00
Rolls: Egg or Bacon or Sausage £4.00 with one filling, extra fillings f1 each
Sausage, egg, chips and beans £8.50 Ham, egg and chips £9.00
Chicken curry with rice or chips £9.00
Chilli with rice or chips £9.00
Spaghetti Bolognese £9.00
Jacket Potato: Chilli/Cheese £9.50, Tuna/Mayo £7
Beans and Cheese £6
Baguettes: Various from £6.50* sandwiches: Various from £4.50*
Toasted sandwiches: Various from £5.50* Chips £3.50 Cheesy chips £4.00
Cheesy chips with Bacon £5.00
*Add £1.00 for these fillings: Ham, ham and mustard, ham and cheese, ham and tomato, tuna
mayo, bacon, bacon and egg, sausage, sausage and onion.
No extra charge: Cheese, cheese and tomato, cheese and onion.


Welcome to Henstridge Airfield….

A friendly general aviation airfield near Wincanton, Somerset.

What is Henstridge?

Henstridge airfield is not only a busy hub for pilots and flying students,  it is also host to numerous other events throughout the year. There’s vintage car and ‘plane days, car boot sales, charity events and much much more!

What happens here?

There’s always something going on, with visiting and resident aircraft of all types arriving and departing. We have four Tiger Moths based at Henstridge, there are microlights, gyrocopters, the Yakovlev display team, and more. We are also home to the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance and various events throughout the year raise funds to help this worthy cause.

The Clubhouse:

There’s a lively club atmosphere at weekends and visitors are very welcome by air, car or motorcycle.  At weekends hot food is available including Chilli-con-carne, curries, sandwiches and a great full English breakfast!  The kitchen is open 10.00-2.00, at all other times snacks, confectionery, ice-creams and Tea/Coffee are available.

Potted history of the airfield:

Henstridge airfield was originally a wartime Fleet Air Arm training site, designated HMS Dipper. After the war Henstridge was taken over by private individuals and  has been an active airfield in one form or another ever since! You can see more of the airfield’s fascinating past in the history section in the drop-down menu.

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Contact: Ops/PPR 01963 364231     email:     Address: Henstridge Airfield, Henstridge, Somerset BA8 0TN