Welshpool Airport

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Welshpool Airport
Mid Wales Airport
Airport type Public (licensed)
Owner Linda Jones
Operator Mid Wales Airport Ltd
Serves Mid Wales & Shropshire
Location Welshpool
Elevation AMSL 233 ft / 71 m
Coordinates 52°37′46″N 003°09′09″W / 52.62944°N 3.15250°W / 52.62944; -3.15250Coordinates: 52°37′46″N 003°09′09″W / 52.62944°N 3.15250°W / 52.62944; -3.15250
EGCW is located in Powys
Location in Powys
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,020 3,346 Asphalt
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]

Welshpool Airport (ICAO: EGCW) (also known as Mid-Wales Airport[2]) is located 2 NM (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) south of Welshpool,[1] Powys, Wales.

It has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P865) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (Mid Wales Airport Limited). The aerodrome is licensed for night use.[3] The airport is open to the public, with pleasure flights and flying lessons available.

Welshpool airport is also used as a base by the Mid Wales Air Ambulance.[4]

An air show is held in June each year.[5]


04/22 is 1,020 m × 18 m (3,346 ft × 59 ft) and circuit height is 1,500 ft (460 m)


  1. ^ a b "Welshpool - EGCW". NATS. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Welshpool". Explore Mid Wales. Powys. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Ordinary Licences and Boundary Maps: Aerodromes U–Z". CAA. 23 November 2007. pp. 7–8. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Welshpool Airport". 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Welshpool Air Show". Welshpool Town Council. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 

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