Bembridge Airport

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Bembridge Airport
Bembridge Airport in 2007.jpg
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, and the European assembly plant for Cirrus light aircraft.

Vectis Gliding club used to operate from Bembridge until its closure in 2016. Bembridge Airport is now open to non residents PPR (prior permission required)

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