Airfield Information

ELEVATION

LOCATION

420 ft AMSL

15 hPa

PPR: Essential

 

N5240.10 W00224.00

 

 

SHIFNAL SHAW LANE

SHIFNAL

3.6 nm W of EGWC Cosford

No A/G Radio. Blind calls. Recommend contact Cosford Approach 135.875

Rwy         Dim(m)          Surface     TORA(m)      LDA(m)       Lighting

18/36       350x18           Grass                                                Nil

10/28       445x18           Grass                                                Nil

Advisory declared distances.

Op hours: 08:00 to 20:00 daylight hours only. Aircraft landing after 20:00 will not be permitted to depart until 08:01 next day.

PPR essential and required:  Andy 07764 198607, Alan 07749 179884

Karl 07886 358751. Landing Fee: Donations to Air Ambulance.

Customs: Nil, Hangarage: Nil Maintenance: Nil

 

Remarks: Operated by Wrekin Microlight Flying Club. Unlicensed airfield.

Warnings:

Intense military activity during weekdays;  Airfield resides in AIAA zone.  It is advised that contact be made with RAF Shawbury. Occasional military helicopter movements weekdays.

Power lines 30ft AGL crossing approach to Rwy 10. Fences 4 ft high run parallel to both runways South and East from intersection.

 

Circuits:

Call 'Shifnal traffic' on 129.825 with 5mins to run.

Join from any direction overhead runway intersection at 1500ft QFE.

Do not overfly no-fly zones below 1500ftQFE.

No deadside. No straight in approaches.

Fit into circuit pattern by heading up wind of chosen runway.  Descend to circuit height of 500ft before reaching the exit gate corners.  Do not overfly any dwellings.

Exit from the circuit via the NW and SW gates at no less than 1000ft.

Fuel by prior arrangement.

RWY       SURFACE        DIM(m)        LIGHTING

SHIFNAL

18/36         Grass           350x18               Nil

10/28         Grass           445x18               Nil

APP Birmingham 118·05

LARS Shawbury 120·775

Runway 36 down slopes towards railway cutting at last 100 metres

Radio 129.825 (Microlight common) Blind calls to 'Shifnal Traffic'

 

Useful weather info from Birmingham

ATIS 126·275

 

 

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