Visiting Dunkeswell By Air
Please use the Online PPR Form. If you are unable to use the online form please call 01404 891643
Dunkeswell Radio 123.480
Both Fixed Wing and Helicopters to join either on downwind or base leg for the runway in use. Circuit height 800ft
Runway 22 Left Hand Circuit
Runway 17 Left Hand Circuit
Runway 04 Right Hand Circuit
Runway 35 Right Hand Circuit
Flight Procedures - Circuits
No overhead joins due to parachuting.
No straight in approaches.
No orbits in the circuit or on final approach, ie extend downwind or go around.
Parachuting normally takes place Wednesday to Sundays inclusive and Bank Holidays.
Fixed wing aircraft can continue to operate in the ATZ while parachuting is active, but must avoid the overhead and deadside, as per the above 'Joining Instructions' & 'Flight Procedures'.
Helicopters must not operate in the ATZ while parachuting is in progress. Please liaise with the A/G operator, who will advise you when all canopies are on the ground, before entering the ATZ and before starting rotors for departure.
Runway 22 968m x 46m (150m starter extension)
Runway 04 968m x 46m
Runway 17 963m x 46m
Runway 35 963m x 46m
Gliding site 1.7nm West South West of Dunkeswell. Please avoid at all times.
If arriving from or departing to the south please contact Exeter Radar on 128.980
Airfield Opening Times
Summer 08:30 - 18:00 Local
Winter 08:30 - 17:00 Local
Outside normal operating times by arrangement.
Unfortunately we are unable to activate flight plans on departure. Please call London Information after departure and they will activate your flight plan.
Further information is available in the AIP