Information of RAF Scampton

Scampton, England, United Kingdom

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SQZ



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  • RAF Scampton - front of the 617 sqn hangar, Guy Gibson's office was in the top right window - by Chris Hall by Chris Hall
  • RAF Scampton - The grave of Nigger, Wing Commander Guy Gibson's dog - by Chris Hall by Chris Hall
  • RAF Scampton - Hangar 2 at RAF Scampton was the home of the famous 617 Dambusters Squadron which was formed at Scampton in March 1943. - by Chris Hall by Chris Hall
  • RAF Scampton - outside of the RAFAT hangar at RAF Scampton - by Chris Hall by Chris Hall
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Location & QuickFacts

Airport ICAO Code:EGXP
Airport IATA Code:SQZ
Longitude/Latitude:W 000° 33' 03.00"/N 53° 18' 28.00"
-0.550833/53.307778
Elevation:202 ft / 61.57 m
Location:Scampton, England, United Kingdom
Magnetic Variation:W 2°24.1' (2008-04)
Time Zone:UTC 0(+1DT)

Airport Communications

Type Name Freq 1 Freq 2 Freq 3 Freq 4 Freq 5
Approach Control WADDINGTON APP250.85 M
Centralized Approach Control CAC299.975 M
Ground Control GND278.5 M
Tower TWR281.325 M

Runway Information

Runway 04/22

Dimension:9000 x 200 ft / 2743.2 x 61.0 m
Surface:Asphalt, asphaltic concrete, tar macadam, or bitumen bound macadam.
  Runway 04 Runway 22
Longitude:-0.564331 / W 000° 33' 51.59"-0.537256 / W 000° 32' 14.12"
Latitude:53.298681 / N 53° 17' 55.25"53.317242 / N 53° 19' 02.07"
End Elevation:196.0 ft170.0 ft
Alignment:044.0224.0
Slope:-0.30.3
Touchdown Zone Elev.:202.0197.0
Displaced Threshold:0 ft295 ft
Lighting System 1:High Intensity Runway LightsHigh Intensity Runway Lights
Lighting System 2:Centerline 2 CrossbarsNATO standard
Lighting System 3:PAPI - Precision Approach Path IndicatorPAPI - Precision Approach Path Indicator

Remarks

A-GEAR - Jet barrier at ea end of rwy.
Caution - Ints formation aerobatic practice wi EGR313. Hi energy maneuvers may take place wi MATZ. Stadium lights up to 98' S and E of helipad.
Lighting - PAPI Rwy 05 GS 2.5 MEHT 50', PAPI Rwy 23 GS 2.5 MEHT 52'.
Miscellanouis - Use of aftburner when acft are stationary may damage rwy sfc.
Operating Hours - Hr as rqr by RAFAT.
Restricted - PPR.

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