Updated 13/08/21


Government reopening of businesses and venues

Full details of the Government Roadmap for General Aviation can be found here:


General Aviation flying must take place in line with any restrictions advised by the Government website above.

Further information for pilots can be found on our Return to Flying page.

See also - Additional FAQ

Current Airport Hours

Mon - 0930-1600* - Limited opening for based aircraft, No ATS. - Refer to Operations Notice CA-AON-2021-6

Tue - 0900-1800hrs*

Wed - 0900-2000hrs*

Thu - Sun 0900-1800hrs*
* or sunset if earlier

Airport will also be open Bank Holiday Monday 30th August 0900-1800Hrs.

(Unlicenced on Mondays and from 1700 until close all other days due reduced RFFS).

Outside the above hours, we can arrange pre-approved movements including emergency, military, essential services and commercial helicopters on request. Please contact operations for details.

Public Visiting Hours

The public are able to visit us during our opening hours. (Access is also available outside these hours if attending other businesses on site.)

Other Facilities

Sopwith Bar & Grill (formally Runway 26) (including children's play area) are now managed by a seperate company.

It is open daily. (Times may vary). No booking is required. All seating is on a first come basis. 

General public can access our grass viewing/picnic area. Please respect social distancing when on site.

One toilet facility is currently available at the Control Tower and there are customer toilets including disabled within Sopwith Bar & Grill.

Future Updates

We’d like to thank all our customers for continuing to support us through this challenging period, and also our employees for continuing to adapt to the changing environment.


We will continue to provide updates via our social media, email and website. 


How to contact us

If you have an enquiry and wish to contact us, you can use any of the following methods.


Via Facebook - Message us directly via Facebook (www.facebook.com/cityairport).


Via WhatsApp - Send us a message via WhatsApp. Click this link https://wa.me/441619745882 to message or add us using 01619745882

Live Chat - visit our website www.cityairportandheliport.com to use the live chat facility.


Call us - You can get in touch by calling 01617891362 during our opening hours. 

General (non urgent enquiries only) Email us – Please use our contact form at www.cityairportandheliport.com/contact-us

Operational Enquiries - Email - ops@cityairportltd.co.uk - This is monitored daily.


For the latest government information and guidance regarding the coronavirus go to www.gov.uk/coronavirus

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