Tiger Moth at Henstridge Airfield. This page is for Pilot's information

Airfield Information for Pilots;

Airfield ICAO – EGHS  Altitude – 180′ AMSL Hours of operation for visiting a/c;   0900-1700 local  time (or sunset if earlier)
Henstridge radio 130.255;  Occasionally the radio is unmanned – continue and make blind calls as appropriate
Runways: 24 LH   Tarmac  750 x 26 metres 06 RH  Tarmac  630 x 26 metres (note displaced threshold)
Circuits;  All circuits to the South at 800’ QFE. See  detailed circuit info at foot
Tel; 01963 364231 Non-radio aircraft; strictly PPR by telephone
Landing Fees; Microlights & gyrocopters – £5 Single/twin – £10
Fuel: green bowsers North side of runway call ops for assistance
Prices per litre inc VAT; Feb 23 Avgas 100LL £2.35  Avgas UL91 £2.35  Jet A-1 £1.25 Cash or card payments only. No cheques


Noise abatement;

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 24, keeping the Marsh Lane Fish ponds on your right. If you are landing on 06 keep the ponds on your left.

Noise abatement map from SkyDemon… (valid Oct ’17)

Noise abatement map Ordnance Survey version…

Circuit procedures;

Standard overhead joins are preferred.  Both circuits have clearly identifiable lakes on the base/final turn.

Runway 24 – 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.

Henstridge Airfield circuit 25 left

Runway 06 – Right Hand Circuit.
Do not overfly the avoid areas around Henstridge village or Higher Marsh. If possible keep the ponds on your left on base/final turn. Beware being blown towards the village on the final turn if the wind has a southerly component.

Henstridge Airfield circuit 07 right