Information of MoD Saint Athan

St Athan, Wales, United Kingdom

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Location & QuickFacts

Airport ICAO Code:EGDX
Airport IATA Code:DGX
Longitude/Latitude:W 003° 26' 08.70"/N 51° 24' 17.32"
Elevation:163 ft / 49.68 m
Location:St Athan, Wales, United Kingdom
Magnetic Variation:W 3°12.2' (2008-04)
Time Zone:UTC 0(+1DT)

Airport Communications

Type Name Freq 1 Freq 2 Freq 3 Freq 4 Freq 5
Approach Control APP126.625 M277.6 M251.375 M
Automatic Terminal Information Service ATIS340.45 M
Ground Control GND241.125 M
Miscellaneous CARDIFF ATIS132.475 M
Tower TWR118.125 M231.8 M257.8 M

Communication Remarks

  • Approach Control - All inbd acft call CARDIFF APP CON 5 min before CTLZ, if unable call ST ATHAN APP CON 125.85 277.225 NOTE--Due to VHF interference on 122.1, use full CS, also NATO UHF is preferred for R T com.

Runway Information

Runway 08/26

Dimension:5988 x 141 ft / 1825.1 x 43.0 m
Surface:Asphalt, asphaltic concrete, tar macadam, or bitumen bound macadam.
  Runway 08 Runway 26
Longitude:-3.446006 / W 003° 26' 45.62"-3.420925 / W 003° 25' 15.33"
Latitude:51.402806 / N 51° 24' 10.10"51.407583 / N 51° 24' 27.30"
End Elevation:160.0 ft133.0 ft
Touchdown Zone Elev.:163.0152.0
Lighting System 1:High Intensity Runway LightsHigh Intensity Runway Lights
Lighting System 2:Centerline 2 CrossbarsCenterline 2 Crossbars
Lighting System 3:PAPI - Precision Approach Path IndicatorPAPI - Precision Approach Path Indicator


Fluid - LHOX LOX
Fuel - 100LL, A1+
JASU - (1)E1 (1)E4 (1)E12 (1)15 (1)A4
Lighting - PAPI Rwy 08-26 GS 2.5 .
Miscellanouis - No gnd handling avbl. Fac for visiting acft ltd to reful and acft turnaround. Prk as direc by ATC.
Oil - O-123-147-149-156
Operating Hours - Opr 0830-1700Z++ Mon-Thu, 0830-1600Z++ Fri. (24 hr PPR).
Restricted - Due to the lctn of Cardiff, only str-in app are auth.

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