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Operational Area Status


Northern Taxiway

Southern Taxiway


Please make blind calls if no response from Radio
Operational Area Status Key

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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As a short summary for our visitors:

  • Opening hours with radio coverage are 09:00 to 17:00 local time or sunset (whichever is earlier) every day
  • CJ's Cafe (Carla) is open from 11:00 to 17:00 Mon-Fri & 11:00 to 17:30 Sat-Sun, weather permitting. Please note, no hot food is served after 15:00
  • AVGAS 100LL Fuel is available on a self serve basis, utilising a credit/debit card based payment system
  • Our tower call sign is 'Sandown Radio' on frequency 119.275MHz
  • Our tower telephone is +44 (0) 1983 716926
  • Our landing fees are £7 for Microlights & Gyrocopters, £12 for Single Engined,  £15 for Helicopters & £20 for Twin Engined
  • Landing fees are payable at the top of the tower. Please pay with cash, as we are not equipped to support card based payments
  • We have aircraft parking for those with limited mobility
  • For further information please see our About page
  • During the summer months parachuting activities occasionally take place on the airfield, operated by Skydive Isle Of Wight. As always, please check NATS - Aeronautical Information Service (NOTAM's) as part of your flight planning activities
  • Please do not overfly Sandown, Lake or Shanklin residential areas (excluding low powered crosswind joins)
  • We have very good neighbours and, for noise abatement reasons, departing traffic is requested to fly straight ahead for 1nm before turning on both runway 05 and runway 23

Isle Of Wight Airport Sandown is staffed entirely by volunteers who appreciate your visit and support

We look forward to welcoming you to Sandown Airfield

Have a safe and enjoyable trip !