The Tower is closed to ALL visitors apart from using the toilet (see below).
Booking in will be done by the outside bar area by a member of staff to avoid any visitor contact with keyboards, pens etc,
During these times, we wish to avoid the use of Cash Money as much as possible so would ask visitors to pay by contactless if at all possible,
Only one person at a time may use the toilet facilities in the Cafe. We ask ALL users to wipe down every handle/surface they use prior to leaving the cafe. Wipes will be provided.
Please enter via the front entrance and leave by the side door.
If queuing outside the cafe , please keep social distancing in mind.
Cafe is Open as normal but all from outside till area
Isle of Wight Airport Sandown (ICAO: EGHN) is located 1nm (1.9km; 1.2mi) west of Sandown town
The runway is 05/23, which is 884m x 40m and has a grass surface. The airfield elevation is 55′ amsl
Circuits are flown at 1000′ agl. Circuit direction is left hand for runway 05 & right hand for runway 23
Our tower call sign is ‘Sandown Radio’ on frequency 119.280MHz.
Please make blind calls if no response from A/G Radio. Please refresh your browser (F5) to ensure you receive the latest operational status information
Closed = Area is closed and should not be used
Open = Area is open for use, no PPR is required
Open With PPR = PPR is required before use of the area concerned, please call the Tower on +44 (0) 1983 716926. PPR is not provided by e-mail
The Webcam image is updated during daylight hours, approximately every 10-15 minutes. The image shows local time The Webcam images are provided for your entertainment and interest only and should not be used as any part of your flight planning activities If there’s not much going on, why not visit our Photo Gallery or Facebook Page
If you have an event (Fly-In or Charity) you wish to host at Sandown Airport, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please keep an eye on this page for additions and changes.
For local accomodation please contact Cheverton Copse Holiday Park 01983 403161
June 5th – Vintage Aircraft Flyin (Airfield Fully Open)
September 10th – 12th 2021 – Caravan Club Rally (Airfield Fully Open)
Call the Tower to discuss dates & overnight stays, or any specific food & drink requirements.
Tower: +44 (0) 1983 716926
Isle of Wight Airport Sandown (ICAO: EGHN) is located 1nm (1.9km; 1.2mi) west of Sandown town Our current operational status is displayed on our Home page Information provided below is for reference only and not a substitute for formal airfield publications, which should take precedence in your flight planning Pooleys Flight Guide have an airfield plate in their publications The runway is 05/23, which is 884m x 40m and has a grass surface. The airfield elevation is 55′ amsl There is a vehicular access road crossing the south west approach to runway 05, 90m from the displaced threshold A public footpath crosses the runway 300m from the runway 05 threshold Circuits are flown at 1000′ agl Circuit direction is left hand for runway 05 & right hand for runway 23
Landing Fees – Inclusive of VAT
Single Engine (up to 1200kgs MTOW) £15.00
Single Engine (up to 2000kgs MTOW) £18.00
Twin Engine £25.00
Motor Glider £15.00
Touch & Go 50% of applicable landing fee
Touch & Go Hourly (or part thereof) £25.00
Landing fees are payable at the top of the tower. Please pay with cash, as we are not equipped to support card based payments.
Please request a full list of charges from email@example.com if required
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always long to return.