Sturgate Airfield

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Sturgate Airfield
Airport type Private
Owner Eastern Air Executive Ltd, MPS Group
Operator Eastern Air Executive Ltd
Location Lincolnshire
Elevation AMSL 57 ft / 17 m
Coordinates 53°22′50″N 000°41′19″W / 53.38056°N 0.68861°W / 53.38056; -0.68861Coordinates: 53°22′50″N 000°41′19″W / 53.38056°N 0.68861°W / 53.38056; -0.68861
EGCS is located in Lincolnshire
Location in Lincolnshire
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 820 2,690 Paved
runway 14/32 disused

Sturgate Airfield (ICAO: EGCS) is an aerodrome located 10 miles north of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. Originally opened in 1944 as RAF Sturgate, the airfield was planned as an operational bomber air station, but opened too late to see active use. The RAF station was closed down between 1946 and 1953, but saw further service as a Royal Air Force base until 1964, providing a stop for USAF SAC fighter units being relocated to other bases. Currently, it is an unlicensed aerodrome. Sturgate is owned and is operated by Eastern Air Executive Ltd during the working week on a strictly PPR basis. The local Lincoln Aero Club operate the field during weekends. Sturgate airfield had recently undergone improvement works since becoming part of the Mps Group of Companies. Further improvements to runway airfield infrastructure and facilities are continuing.

Eastern Air Executive[edit]

EAE have a hangar at the Airport. They carry out maintenance services on light aircraft.

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