Bembridge Airport

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Bembridge Airport
Bembridge Airport, Isle of Wight, UK.jpg
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
EGHJ is located in Isle of Wight
Location on the Isle of Wight
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: BBP, ICAO: EGHJ) is an unlicensed aerodrome located about a mile south-west of the village of Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England. It is one of two small airstrips on the Isle of Wight, the other being Sandown Airport about four miles to the south-west.

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]

Bembridge Airport is now open to non residents PPR (prior permission required).[citation needed]

Gliding no longer takes place from Bembridge .


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