Abbeyshrule Aerodrome

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Abbeyshrule Aerodrome
Airport type Private
Operator Longford Aviation Ltd.
Serves Athlone, Longford, Mullingar
Location Abbeyshrule, Ireland
Elevation AMSL 195 ft / 59 m
Coordinates 53°35′29″N 007°38′34″W / 53.59139°N 7.64278°W / 53.59139; -7.64278
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 620 2,000 Bituminous
Source: Irish AIS[1]

Abbeyshrule Aerodrome is an airport located in south-east County Longford, Ireland, near the village of Abbeyshrule. Located in the centre of Ireland, the aerodrome is situated in uncontrolled airspace and is clear of restricted areas.[2]

The bituminous runway is 620 by 18 m (2,034 by 59 ft). The Registered Training Facility (RTF), Aeroclub 2000, are located at the aerodrome as are several general aviation aircraft, including a Malmö MFI-9 Junior. On the north of the field, an assembly plant and a hangar was recently completed. The Abbeyshrule assembly plant produces the popular Czech kit planes from Urban Air, called Samba and Lambada.


Abbeyshrule Aerodrome is near the village of Abbeyshrule, 12 NM (22 km; 14 mi) west north-west of Mullingar,[1] located beside the Royal Canal.

The airport is growing popular for midland business affairs, being geographically well situated between major urban centres such as Athlone, Longford and Mullingar, permitting business swift access to Europe.


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