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Welcome to Isle of Wight Airport Sandown!

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Visiting Pilots: Please DO NOT Overfly our neighbours at low level!
When departing the airfield please respect our noise abatement policy and where possible fly straight for 1mile before turning (runways 05 or 23)
Where reported (with supporting evidence); any blatant or repetitive incidents may result in a ban from the Airfield.
NOTICE TO ALL VISITING PILOTS
MAJOR DRAINAGE WORKS ARE TAKING PLACE ON THE NORTHERN SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AT 05 END
WE ARE OPERATING A DISPLACED THRESHOLD AND ASK PILOTS TO LAND AFTER THE MARKER BOARDS USING 05 AND BEFORE THE BOARDS USING 23.

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 119.275MHz.

Operational Area Status

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

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Southern Taxiway
Open
Northern Taxiway
Open
Heli-zone
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Webcam

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

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Photo & Video Gallery

The photographs that follow are to provide assistance to visiting pilots with their aircraft positioning in the airfield circuit. The photographs are provided for reference only and, as always, pilot discretion and flight safety considerations should apply

Calendar

Your flying club or groups fly-in can be listed here!

If you have an event (Fly-In or Charity) you wish to host at Sandown Airport, please email manager@eghn.org.uk

Please keep an eye on this page for additions and changes.

March 2019 (date T.B.A) – 7 Hills Killer Finish

May 19th 2019 – Isle of Wight Takeover (Ford Motor Show)

May 19th 2019 – Isle of Wight Dog Festival

May 26th 2019 – Blues in The Afternoon with Laurie McVay and the High Rollers

June 7th-9th 2019 – Spamfield 2019

June 11th/12th  2019 – Skydive

June 15th 2019 – Bader Braves

June 15th 2019 – Wedding

June 21st-23rd 2019 – Eurostar and friends international solstice flyin

June 21st-23rd 2019 – CT Flyers Soltice Flyin

June 21st -23rd 2019 – Franglais Competition

June 23rd 2019 -Blues in The Afternoon with Laurie McVay and the High Rollers

July 9th/10th 2019 – Skydive

July 5th,6th,7th 2019 – Subaru Car Festival

July 28th 2019 – Blues in The Afternoon with Laurie McVay and the High Rollers

August 4th 2019 – Wessex Cancer Rainbow Run

August 6th/7th 2019 – Skydive

August 11th – Jaugar Owners Club

August 18th,23rd,24th 2019 – Helicopter Pleasure Flights

August 25th 2019 – Blues in The Afternoon with Laurie McVay and the High Rollers

September 14th/15th – West Country Minis Adventure

September 15th 2019 – Blues in The Afternoon with Laurie McVay and the High Rollers

September 2019 T.B.A – Isle Bounce

October 30th 2019 – Halloween Party (T.B.A)

 

 

 

Call the Tower to discuss dates & overnight stays, or any specific food & drink requirements.

Tower: +44 (0) 1983 716926
Email: tower@eghn.org.uk

Latest news

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Spamfield 2018
Sandown look forward to welcoming you to the largest microlight fly-in social of the year- August 25-27   This year Spamfield is even bigger and better with live music on both Sat and Sunday night.  

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Attractions this year include:
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Huge wood-fired BBQ and Smoker
  • Live music by multiple bands- something for everyone
  • Aromatherapy and hydro-massage showers
  • Pilot relaxation area
  • Giant social firepit area
  • Free camping for the entire event (included in the price of registration)
  • Lots of Fun Toys such as Hovercraft and VR Flight SIM
There is no need to PPR on the day, but you can check the eghn.org.uk website or call the pre-recorded message on the tower telephone for airfield details if unsure. Use of radio is non-mandatory, and at busy times a simple airfield information broadcast may be repeated on 119.275MHz. Late-comers out-of-hours are welcome. Please respect the local noise-abatement rules (no overflying surrounding built-up areas, and please climb straight ahead for 1nm before turning on climbout).

About Sandown airport

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 & Rates

Landing Fees – Inclusive of VAT

Microlight £7.00
Gyrocopter £7.00
Single Engine (up to 1200kgs MTOW) £12.00
Single Engine (up to 2000kgs MTOW) £18.00
Twin Engine £25.00
Helicopter £20.00
Motor Glider £20.00
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 tower@eghn.org.uk if required

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Isle of Wight Airport Sandown contacts

TOWER TEL: +44 (0) 1983 716926

EMAIL: tower@eghn.org.uk

 

MANAGER TEL: +44 (0) 1983 716926

EMAIL: manager@eghn.org.uk

 

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Isle of Wight Airport Sandown
Scotchells Brook Lane, PO36 0JP

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