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, Min 100hrs P1, this is a Farm Strip
Sorry, but no Cherokee 6 aircraft
‘C’ Hut: Log in, and pay landing fee on arrival, cash – no cheques
- Fixed wing, Microlight, Gyrocopter – £20.00
- Private Helicopter – £40.00
- Commercial Helicopter – £100
- 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
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)
All International Air Movements
“An operator or pilot of a general aviation aircraft is required to report in relation to International or Channel Island journeys to or from the uk, as specified under section 35 and 64 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979”
A General Aviation Report (GAR) must therefore be completed for all international flights within the time parameters set out by the UK Customs authorities prior to landing at or departing from, Bolthead Airfield.
Is your flight international ………………yes/no
If your flight is international please confirm you have read this strict condition for the use of Bolthead Airfield and have submitted a completed General Aviation Report (GAR)………………….I confirm I have submitted a GAR as requested Yes/No
The operators of Bolthead Airfield also actively support and comply with the procedures and requirements of Border Force and Devon and Cornwall Police in policing the aerodrome and promoting immigration compliance.
No Fly Zone
Bolt Head Airfield General Information
Bolt Head Airfield Review