Information of RAF Wattisham

Stowmarket, England, United Kingdom

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Location & QuickFacts

Airport ICAO Code:EGUW
Longitude/Latitude:E 000° 57' 22.55"/N 52° 07' 38.22"
Elevation:283 ft / 86.26 m
Location:Stowmarket, England, United Kingdom
Magnetic Variation:W 1°39.4' (2008-04)
Time Zone:UTC 0(+1DT)

Airport Communications

Type Name Freq 1 Freq 2 Freq 3 Freq 4 Freq 5
Air/Ground AIR GND125.8 M
Approach Control APP125.8 M123.3 M291.125 M
Director (Radar/Approach Control) DIRECTOR123.3 M283.575 M
Tower TWR122.1 M358.6 M

Communication Remarks

  • Tower - When twr clsd use freq 125.8.

Runway Information

Runway 05/23

Dimension:7491 x 151 ft / 2283.3 x 46.0 m
Surface:Asphalt, asphaltic concrete, tar macadam, or bitumen bound macadam.
  Runway 05 Runway 23
Longitude:0.943800 / E 000° 56' 37.68"0.968531 / E 000° 58' 06.71"
Latitude:52.120550 / N 52° 07' 13.98"52.134311 / N 52° 08' 03.52"
End Elevation:283.0 ft278.0 ft
Touchdown Zone Elev.:284.0282.0
Lighting System 1:High Intensity Runway LightsHigh Intensity Runway Lights
Lighting System 2:Runway End Identifier LightsRunway End Identifier Lights
Lighting System 3:Centerline 2 CrossbarsNATO standard
Lighting System 4:PAPI - Precision Approach Path IndicatorPAPI - Precision Approach Path Indicator


Caution - Crowfield ATZ overlaps Wattisham MATZ. Acft opr in the vcnty of or making an app to Wattisham should avoid Crowfield unless cleared by ATC. Bird and deer haz. Ints copter ops at all times; gldr act 1800Z++-SS Fri and SR-SS Sat, Sun and hol.
Caution - GS unuse outside of 4 rgt of cntrline.
Fuel - A1+
Lighting - ABn red coded WT. PAPI GS 2.5 .
Operating Hours - Opr 0830-1830Z Mon-Fri. PPR.
Restricted - Tfc rcv svc to S and W of afld, blw trns alt, will opr on London QNH instead of the Chatham Rgn pressure setting. Rpt LDA Rwy 23 7946'. A/D clsd to F/W acft dur icy cond.

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