Fenland Airfield

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Fenland Airfield
Fenland Airfield AB1.JPG
Fenland Airfield control tower and clubhouse
Airport type Public
Operator Fenland Aero Club (Licensing) Ltd
Location Holbeach St. Johns, Lincolnshire
Elevation AMSL 6 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 52°44′22″N 000°04′48″W / 52.73944°N 0.08000°W / 52.73944; -0.08000Coordinates: 52°44′22″N 000°04′48″W / 52.73944°N 0.08000°W / 52.73944; -0.08000
Website www.fenlandairfield.co.uk
EGCL is located in Lincolnshire
Location in Lincolnshire
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 600 1,969 Grass
670 2,198 Grass
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]

Fenland Airfield (ICAO: EGCL) is located 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi) southeast of Spalding in Lincolnshire, England.

Fenland Aerodrome provides general aviation operations and is a UK Civil Aviation Authority licensed aerodrome that permits the airfield to be used for take-off and landing of aircraft engaged in flights for the purpose of public transport of passengers or for the purpose of instruction in flying which is conducted by Fenland Flying School.[2]

The airfield provides a wide range of facilities to pilots and pilot students from throughout Lincolnshire and its neighbouring counties Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, including a restaurant service, aircraft refueling for "fly-in" visitors, aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance services by licensed onsite aircraft maintenance and avionics technicians, and has its own fleet of United Kingdom (G) and United States (N) registered light aircraft such as types Cessna 150M, F152A, 172M, 337 Super Skymaster, Piper PA-34-200 Seneca, Mooney M20E, M20F and Socata TB20.[3] Annually the aerodrome also stages various public air display shows and other public events around aviation. The aerodrome is also close by to RAF Holbeach Air Weapons Range located along the Lincolnshire coastline on the Wash.

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