Bembridge Airport

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Bembridge Airport
Bembridge Airport in 2007.jpg
IATA: BBPICAO: EGHJ
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Vectis Gliding Club Ltd
Location Bembridge
Elevation AMSL 53 ft / 16 m
Coordinates 50°40′41″N 001°06′34″W / 50.67806°N 1.10944°W / 50.67806; -1.10944Coordinates: 50°40′41″N 001°06′34″W / 50.67806°N 1.10944°W / 50.67806; -1.10944
Website http://www.vectisglidingclub.co.uk
Map
EGHJ is located in Isle of Wight
EGHJ
EGHJ
Location on the Isle of Wight
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 827 2,713 Concrete
Statistics (2007)
Movements 13,354
Sources: Aerodrome information from Bembridge Airport[1]
Statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority[2]

Bembridge Airport (IATA: BBPICAO: EGHJ) is an unlicensed aerodrome located 2.3 NM (4.3 km; 2.6 mi) northeast of Sandown, Isle of Wight, England.

Bembridge Aerodrome no longer has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P854) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (Bembridge Airport Limited).[3]

The airport is home to the aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman The European assembly plant for Cirrus light aircraft is also located at Bembridge.

There is also a Gliding Club operating from the south side (Vectis Gliding Club). Bembridge Airport now open to non residents PPR (prior permission required)[4]

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