The Tower and Cafe are 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.
No FOOD or DRINK will be allowed in the Cafe Garden area. A number of well spaced benches will be available in this area for general use,
Please place your food order at the Booking in Area. Food can be consumed Airside on the benches as this is not part of the Cafe. You can also order food and pay landing fees online at
A limited menu will be on offer and all food will be served in takeaway containers. YOU MUST dispose of these in the bins provided!
Food will NOT be delivered but will be placed on a separate service table with your order number written on it for you to collect. We will shout out the number when its ready.
We ask you to wipe down the tables (inc seat) when leaving.
We kindly ask all our visitors to remain on the Airfield grounds and not leave site.
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
March 15th 2020 – 7 Hills Killer Finish (Airfield Fully Open)
May 9th 2020 – Live Music with The Hillmans
May 16th 2020 – Live Music with ‘The Hillmans’
May 23rd/24th 2020 – Helicopter Pleasure Flights (Airfield Fully Open)
May 24th 2020 – Live Music with Laurie Mcvay
June 2nd / 3rd 2020 – Skydiving Live Music with ‘The Island Guys’
June 6th 2020 – Live Music with The Hillmans (Day and Night)
June 20th – Spot Landing Comp (Airfield Fully Open)
June 28th 2020 – Live Music with Laurie Mcvay
July 3rd – 5th 2020 – Isle of Wight Scoob Fest (Airfield Fully Open)
July 4th -5th 2020 – Helicopter Pleasure Flights (airfield Fully Open)
July 7th and 8th 2020 – Skydiving
July 7th 2020 – Shedfest (Airfield fully open)
July 11th – Wingly FlyIn and BBQ (Airfield Fully Open)
July 12th 2020 – Live Music with ‘The Island Guys’ from 13:00
July 14th/15th – Wing Walking (Airfield open with some restrictions)
July 18th 2020 – Round Island Air Race (Airfield Closed during race and practice times via NOTAM)
July 19th 2020 – Live Music with Laurie Mcvay
July 26th 2020 – Wessex Cancer Rainbow Run (Airfield Open but Southern Taxiway Closed)
July 26th 2020 – Live Music with ‘The Hillmans’ from 13:00
August 1st/2nd 2020 – Toogether Music Festival (Airfield Fully Open)
August 4th and 5th 2020 – Skydiving Live Music with ‘The Island Guys’
August 9th 2020 – Live Music with ‘The Island Guys’
August 9th 2020 – Jaguar Owners Club (Airfield fully open)
August 15th / 16th – Spamfield Microlight Rally (Airfield Fully Open)
August 16th 2020 – Live Music with Laurie Mcvay
August 18th/19th – Wing Walking (Airfield open with some restrictions)
August 19th – Spot Landing Comp and BBQ
August 22nd 2020 – 1st ‘Mary Ellis Memorial Vintage Flyin’ (Aifield Fully Open)
August 22nd/23rd 2020 – Battle of Britain Celebration (Please PPR)
August 29th/30th – VFM Isle of Wight Scooter Rally (Airfield Fully Open)
August 29th/30th 2020 – Helicopter Pleasure Flights (Airfield Fully Open)
September 5th – Model Flying (Airfield fully open)
Setember 6th 2020 – Live Music with Laurie Mcvay
September 12th/13th – Gyro Flyin
September 12th/13th – West Country Minis Isle of Wight Adventure (Airfield fully open)
September 11th – 13th 2020 – Caravan Club Rally (Airfield Fully Open)
Septemer 18th,19th,20th – Muder Trial Live (INOCENT OR GUILTY YOU DECIDE). As seen on Dragons Den
October 3rd – Bader Braves Day
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.