Denham Aerodrome

Denham Aerodrome
Denham Aerodrome
Denham Aerodrome Control Tower - - 89743.jpg
Cabair at Denham
Airport type Public
Operator Bickerton's Aerodromes Ltd
Location Gerrards Cross
Elevation AMSL 249 ft / 76 m
Coordinates 51°35′18″N 000°30′47″W / 51.58833°N 0.51306°W / 51.58833; -0.51306Coordinates: 51°35′18″N 000°30′47″W / 51.58833°N 0.51306°W / 51.58833; -0.51306
EGLD is located in Buckinghamshire
Location in Buckunghamshire
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 775 2,543 Asphalt
12/30 546 1,791 Grass
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]

Denham Aerodrome (ICAO: EGLD) is an airfield located 1.5 NM (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) east of Gerrards Cross, near Denham, Buckinghamshire, England. It lies beneath London's Class A airspace. VFR entry/exit points are at Maple Cross (CHT) and St Giles Church. Entry lanes and circuit height are at 750 ft (230 m) AGL. It has one paved runway, aligned 06/24, a grass runway also aligned 06/24 which is referred to as the northside grass and one grass runway aligned 12/30. It also has plus substantial hangarage.

Denham Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P646) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (Bickertons Aerodromes Limited).[2]

There are a number of charter and flight instruction operators based at Denham Aerodrome. Those include the Denham School of Flying, (part of the Cabair Group) in partnership with Buckinghamshire New University (BNU), The Pilot Centre flying school[3], HeliAir,[4] PremiAir,[5] TAA UK,[6] the London Air Ambulance unit, and other corporate and private firms. A restaurant near the control tower is named Biggles, after the fictional airman of that name.


Light aircraft at the aerodrome

There are records that flying has been taking place at Denham Aerodrome since the 1900s. During the First World War, RAF Denham was established as a flying training school for Flight Cadets.[7] The airfield was first licensed as a private use airfield to Squadron Leader J. M. Bickerton by the CAA on 19 May 1938.[8] During the Second World War, the airfield was used again as a training school. The largest based aircraft was a Douglas DC-3 of Gregory Air Services and occasional airshows have been staged here.


External links

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Denham — may refer to: Contents 1 People 2 Places 3 Other 4 See …   Wikipedia

  • Denham Roundabout — The Denham Roundabout is a large road intersection to the west of London, at junction 1 (J1) on the M40 motorway. When Western Avenue was originally built, it ended at a point west of Uxbridge at the intersection of the road from Uxbridge towards …   Wikipedia

  • Dunsfold Aerodrome — Coordinates: 51°06′58″N 0°31′59″W / 51.116°N 0.533°W / 51.116; 0.533 For the racing track at Dunsfold Aerodrome, see …   Wikipedia

  • Chiltern Main Line — Chiltern Railways Clubman at West Ruislip Overview Type Commuter rail, Heavy rail S …   Wikipedia

  • Liste der Flughäfen im Vereinigten Königreich — Das Vereinigte Königreich hat laut CIA World Factbook 471 Flugplätze und Flughäfen. In dieser Liste sind sie nach Landesteil und den Ortschaften geordnet, die sie erschließen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 England 2 Nordirland 3 Schottland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Список аэропортов по коду ИКАО: E — Список аэропортов по коду ИКАО: A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z Формат… …   Википедия

  • National Cycle Route 4 — (or NCR 4) is a route of the National Cycle Network, running from London to Fishguard. Between London and Fishguard, the route runs through Reading, Bath, Bristol, Newport, Swansea, Llanelli and St David s. Within Wales, NCR 4 forms one of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Metropolitan line — Metropolitan Colour on map Magenta Year opened 1863 Line type Sub Surface Rolling stock A Stock and S Stock 8 carriages pe …   Wikipedia

  • Ouse Valley Way — Swans nesting beside the Great Ouse near St Neots The Ouse Valley Way is a 150 mile footpath in England, following the River Great Ouse from its source near Brackley in Northamptonshire to its mouth in The Wash near King s Lynn. The path begins… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway — Pannier Tank at Chinnor Station 5700 class Pannier tank 9682 waits while passengers board at Chinnor Station on the preserved Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway Locale Buckinghamshir …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”