EGSU  —  DUXFORD

EGSU  AD 2.1  AERODROME LOCATION INDICATOR AND NAME

EGSU  —  DUXFORD

EGSU  AD 2.2  AERODROME GEOGRAPHICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DATA

1

ARP coordinates and site at AD

Lat: 520526N Long: 0000753E

Mid point of Runway 06/24 paved

2

Direction and distance from city

8 NM S of Cambridge.

3

Elevation / Reference temperature / Mean Low Temperature

126 FT / 19 °C / -

4

Geoid undulation at AD ELEV PSN

-

5

Magnetic Variation / Annual Change

0.56°E (2022) / 0.20°E

6

AD Administration

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM.

 

Address

Duxford Aerodrome, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR.

 

Telephone

01223-833376 (ATC)

01223-835000 Ext 7236 (Switchboard)

7

Type of Traffic permitted (IFR/VFR)

VFR

8

Remarks

EGSU  AD 2.3  OPERATIONAL HOURS

1AD Administration

1000-1600 (0900-1700).

2Customs and immigration

By arrangement, minimum notice periods apply.

3Health and sanitation

4AIS Briefing Office

As AD hours, self-briefing facilities.

5ATS Reporting Office (ARO)

6MET Briefing Office

As AD hours, self-briefing facilities.

7ATS

As AD Hours. See also AD 2.18.

8Fuelling

1000-1530 (0900-1700). By arrangement outside these hours.

9Handling

As AD hours and by arrangement.

10Security

H24

H24 Security, CCTV in operation.

11De-icing

12Remarks

This aerodrome is strictly PPR by telephone at all times. Aerodrome may close during adverse weather conditions

EGSU  AD 2.4  HANDLING SERVICES AND FACILITIES

1Cargo handling facilities

2Fuel and oil types

AVTUR JET A-1, AVGAS 100LL

S80, S100, W80, W100, 15W/50

3Fuelling facilities/capacity

Fuel bowser service.

4De-icing facilities 
5Hangar space for visiting aircraft

Limited hangarage available by arrangement only.

6Repair facilities for visiting aircraft

Limited services available through:
ARC, Building 425, Duxford Airfield, Duxford, Cambridge, CB22 4QR.

7Remarks 

EGSU  AD 2.5  PASSENGER FACILITIES

1Hotels

In the vicinity.

2Restaurants

On Aerodrome.

3Transportation

Local taxi service, Whittlesford station 2 NM away.

4Medical facilities

First aid provided by Duxford RFFS during operational hours.

5Bank and Post Office 
6Tourist Office 
7Remarks 

EGSU  AD 2.6  RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING SERVICES

1

AD category for fire fighting services

RFF Category A2

RFFS Category 3 to 5 available with 48 hour notice, subject to availability by prior arrangement with ATC.

2

Rescue equipment

Appropriate up to RFF Category 5.

3

Capability for removal of disabled aircraft

In the event of an incident, light aircraft can be removed using airfield resources. Large aircraft can be removed using an external contractor in conjunction with aircraft operator.

4

Remarks

 

EGSU  AD 2.7  SEASONAL AVAILABILITY - CLEARING

EGSU  AD 2.8  APRONS, TAXIWAYS AND CHECK LOCATIONS/POSITIONS DATA

EGSU  AD 2.9  SURFACE MOVEMENT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM AND MARKINGS

1

Use of aircraft stand ID signs, TWY guide lines and visual

docking/parking guidance system of aircraft stands

 
2

Runway and taxiway markings and lighting

Runway marking aid(s):

06R/24L: touchdown point, aiming point

3

Stop bars and runway guard lights (if any)

 
4

Other runway protection measures

 
5

Remarks

 

EGSU  AD 2.10  AERODROME OBSTACLES

EGSU  AD 2.11  METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED

1

Associated MET Office

 
2

Hours of service

MET Office outside hour

 
3

Office responsible for TAF preparation

Periods of validity

 
4

Trend forecast

Interval of issuance

 
5

Briefing/consultation provided

Self briefing/Phone Duxford ATC.

6

Flight documentation

Language(s) used

 
7

Charts and other information available for briefing or

consultation

Form 214/215, TAF/METAR, Internet Access.

8

Supplementary equipment available for providing information

 
9

ATS units provided with information

 
10

Additional information (limitation of service, etc.)

 

EGSU  AD 2.12  RUNWAY PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Designations RWY Number

True bearing

Dimensions of RWY

Surface of RWY/
SWY/
Strength (PCN)

THR co-ordinates/ THR Geoid undulation

THR elevation/
Highest elevation of TDZ of precision APP RWY
Slope of RWY/ SWY
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06L

058.02°

880 x 25 M

RWY surface: Grass

520521.46N 0000727.07E

THR 117 FT

 

24R

238.03°

880 x 25 M

RWY surface: Grass

520536.57N 0000806.36E

THR 104 FT

 

06R

058.02°

1503 x 32 M

RWY surface: Asphalt

PCN 27/F/C/W/T

520513.47N 0000721.16E

THR 124 FT

 

24L

238.04°

1503 x 32 M

RWY surface: Asphalt

PCN 27/F/C/W/T

520536.61N 0000821.34E

THR 106 FT

 
SWY DimensionsClearway DimensionsStrip DimensionsRESA Dimensions, Overshoot / UndershootLocation/description of arresting systemOFZRemarks
891011121314

   

RWY 06L

   

RWY 24R

Threshold displaced by 150 M to provide 1:25 slope over earth bank and to provide RESA.

   

RWY 06R

   

RWY 24L

Threshold displaced by 150 M to provide 1:25 slope over earth bank and to provide RESA.

EGSU  AD 2.13  DECLARED DISTANCES

Runway designator

TORA

TODA

ASDA

LDA

Remarks

123456

06R

1199 M 1199 M 1199 M 1199 M 

24L

1199 M 1199 M 1199 M 1199 M 

06L

880 M 880 M 880 M 880 M 

24R

880 M 880 M 880 M 880 M 

EGSU  AD 2.14  APPROACH AND RUNWAY LIGHTING

EGSU  AD 2.15  OTHER LIGHTING, SECONDARY POWER SUPPLY

EGSU  AD 2.16  HELICOPTER LANDING AREA

EGSU  AD 2.17  AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES AIRSPACE

Designation and
lateral limits
Vertical LimitsAirspace ClassATS unit callsign/
language
Transition AltitudeHours of applicabilityRemarks
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DUXFORD ATZ

A circle, 2 NM radius, centred at 520526N 0000753E on longest notified runway (06/24)

Upper limit: 2000 FT

Lower limit: SFC

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DUXFORD INFORMATION

English

6000 FT

 

Aircraft intending to fly in the ATZ must be equipped with two-way RTF and be able to communicate with Duxford. In exceptional circumstances, aircraft without two-way RTF may be given prior approval and information to permit them to fly safely in the ATZ.Pilots are reminded that unusual events, historic aircraft displays and formation flying are frequent activities at Duxford and are urged to make their initial RTF call to Duxford Information at least 8 NM from the ATZ Boundary.

EGSU  AD 2.18  AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

Service
Designation

CallsignChannel(s)SATVOICE
number(s)
Logon Address

Hours of Operation

Remarks

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

AFIS

DUXFORD INFORMATION

122.080 MHz

DOC 10 NM/3,000 FT.

1000-1600 (0900-1700).

ATZ hours coincident with AFIS hours.

OTHER

DUXFORD FIRE

121.600 MHz

Available when Fire vehicle attending aircraft on the ground in an emergency.

 
 

DUXFORD RADIO

122.080 MHz

A/G frequency.

As directed by ATC.

 

EGSU  AD 2.19  RADIO NAVIGATION AND LANDING AIDS

EGSU  AD 2.20  LOCAL AERODROME REGULATIONS

1  Airport Regulations
  1. First 50 M of paved Runway 24 is sterile and is marked with yellow chevrons.

  2. Visiting aircraft must be insured in accordance with EU Regulation (EC) 785/2004. Art 7. Policies must include (where applicable) passenger legal liability insurance. Policies must also include the AV52E endorsement, proof of which may be requested on landing.

  3. Although Duxford has parallel runways they are not available for simultaneous use and are to be treated as one runway.

  4. Special rules are in force for special events. Relevant AICs give details.

  5. The aerodrome is only open to visitors during specified hours. Traffic operating outside the published opening times is private and Duxford based.

  6. Available for aircraft requiring to use a licensed aerodrome.

2  Ground Movement

Not applicable.

3  CAT II/III Operations

Not applicable.

4  Warnings
  1. Pilots of aircraft who are required to use a licensed aerodrome are cautioned that the taxiway strips are not suitable for use by aircraft whose wingspan exceeds 40 M. Other aircraft should use the taxiways with extreme caution due to the reduced obstacle clearance.

  2. Fighter and high performance aircraft regularly carry out non-standard manoeuvres and use NATO style joining procedures. Visiting pilots must call in plenty of time before entering ATZ.

  3. Pilots should not overfly the gas venting station southeast of the aerodrome below 3200 FT.

  4. Caution: Linton Zoo has birds of prey flying up to 2500 FT.

  5. Earth bank - mid-point *520537.00N 0000829.00E, 134 FT AMSL.

  6. When operating to the North of Duxford outside of the Duxford ATZ, it is strongly advised that communication is established with Cambridge APP 120.965 MHz and note the Cambridge 23/05 Instrument Final Approach.

5  Helicopter Operations

Not applicable.

6  Use of Runways

Not applicable.

7  Training
  1. All circuit training strictly PPR.

  2. Display practices must be booked in advance with Duxford ATC 01223-833376.

EGSU  AD 2.21  NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES

  1. Pilots should avoid overflying all local villages especially Duxford, Thriplow, Whittlesford and Fowlmere and the adjacent bird sanctuary.

EGSU  AD 2.22  FLIGHT PROCEDURES

  1. There are no overhead joins at Duxford to assist in deconfliction of circuit patterns.

  2. Circuit patterns are variable with no dead-side. It is therefore essential that pilots obtain a briefing from Duxford before departure whether inbound or outbound.

  3. Traffic departing Runway 06 continue straight ahead for 2 nm before turning (BP Roundabout). Traffic joining for Runway 24 LHC; join downwind and position for 2 nm final (BP Roundabout). Traffic joining for RWY 06 RHC join downwind. Traffic departing RWY 24 LHC no right turn until passed Royston.

  4. The following inbound routes avoid infringements of Controlled Airspace around Stansted:

    1. inbounds from the south to pass west of Stansted: Route LAM VOR - BPK VOR - BKY VOR - Duxford AD;

    2. inbounds from the south to pass east of Stansted: Route Chelmsford VRP - Halstead - Haverhill VRP - Duxford AD;

    3. inbounds from the east: Route CLN VOR - Haverhill VRP - Duxford AD;

    4. inbounds from the north for Runway 06: Route via Sawston to join downwind;

    5. inbounds from the north for Runway 24: Route via Royston to join downwind.

    Note: See AD 2-EGSS-4-1 for Stansted VRP depiction.

EGSU  AD 2.23  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Not applicable.

EGSU  AD 2.24  CHARTS RELATED TO AN AERODROME

AERODROME CHART - ICAO

AD 2.EGSU-2-1