Pilot Briefing


Airfield Data


This is an unmanned farm strip with crops both sides. Previous experience of farm strip flying is recommended.


Location:  N 50 13.65   W 003 48.50

Elevation: 430 ft AMSL

Runway:   29/11   Grass   600m  x 24m (bordered both sides by crops)

Radio:  Blind Calls "Bolt Head Traffic" on Safety Com 135.480

Approach and Departure Paths clear of obstructions, 4ft fence at each end of runway.


No Students, No Training, No Circuits, Minm 100hrs P1, this is a Farm Strip


Sorry, but no Cherokee 6 aircraft


British Summer Time: Open 0900 - 1900
Winter (GMT): Closed


'C' Hut:  Log in, and pay landing fee on arrival, cash - no cheques

Landing Fees:       

Fixed wing, Microlight, Gyrocopter  £20.00
Private Helicopter 40.00
Commercial Helicopter 100.00
Parking 10.00 each overnight
Payment Details:

Bank details will be sent with PPR Email.






For camping our land owner has a campsite that adjoins the airfield however we allow camping next to or under your aircraft we have a portaloo but there is no fresh water

Noise Abatement

Visiting aircraft are requested to respect our noise abatement requirements, designed to minimise the disturbance to our neighbours.

Out of respect to our neighbours we will no longer accept noisy aircraft - broadly speaking any aircraft over 200 hp will not be accepted. Exceptions possible if an effective silencer is fitted.

- see No-Fly zone map below

- Avoid 2nm radius to the North of the runway incl Salcombe Estuary and Salcombe Town

- Approach and Depart from/to the East, South, or West

- Circuit always to the South of the Airfield

- No Deadside, stay south of runway

- Circuit height 1000ft QFE (1430ft QNH)



Alternate AD 

Bodmin 35nm NW, Exeter 35nm NNE, Guernsey 65nm SE

In emergency there is a microlight field 10nm to the NNE, Halwell, 480m sloping grass.


Airfield Plate


Reproduced with the kind permission of Pooleys


No Fly Zone



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