Information of RAF Fairford

Fairford, England, United Kingdom

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  • RAF Fairford - Formation flight of the Red Arrows with XH558 Avro Vulcan at RIAT 2015 - by Paul H by Paul H
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  • RAF Fairford - Red Arrows performing at RIAT 2015 - by Paul H by Paul H
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Location & QuickFacts

Airport ICAO Code:EGVA
Airport IATA Code:FFD
Longitude/Latitude:W 001° 47' 24.10"/N 51° 40' 55.80"
Elevation:286 ft / 87.17 m
Location:Fairford, England, United Kingdom
Magnetic Variation:W 2°37.1' (2008-04)
Time Zone:UTC 0(+1DT)

Airport Communications

Type Name Freq 1 Freq 2 Freq 3 Freq 4 Freq 5
Approach Control APP127.25 M119.0 M122.1 M297.8 M362.3 M
Centralized Approach Control CAC124.275 M389.575 M
Director (Radar/Approach Control) BRIZE DIRECTOR133.75 M264.775 M
Ground Control GND234.25 M
Pilot To Metro Service PMSV METRO284.425 M
Pilot To Dispatcher PDT233.475 M
Tower TWR119.15 M338.225 M

Communication Remarks

  • Approach Control - 122.1, 362.3 NATO freqs O/R only.
  • Pilot To Metro Service - Remote briefing svc avbl fr 21 OWS DSN496-6145, 6146. C +49-6302-67-6145/6146.

Runway Information

Runway 09/27

Dimension:9994 x 200 ft / 3046.2 x 61.0 m
Surface:Asphalt, asphaltic concrete, tar macadam, or bitumen bound macadam.
  Runway 09 Runway 27
Longitude:-1.812000 / W 001° 48' 43.20"-1.768000 / W 001° 46' 04.80"
Latitude:51.683000 / N 51° 40' 58.80"51.684000 / N 51° 41' 02.40"
End Elevation:286.0 ft255.0 ft
Touchdown Zone Elev.:286.0259.0
Lighting System 1:High Intensity Runway LightsSequenced Flashing Lights
Lighting System 2:Runway End Identifier LightsHigh Intensity Runway Lights
Lighting System 3:NATO standardRunway End Identifier Lights
Lighting System 4:PAPI - Precision Approach Path IndicatorNATO standard
Lighting System 5:PAPI - Precision Approach Path Indicator


Caution - Bird haz on A/D. Waterfowl overfly A/D. Seasonal Canada Geese haz Oct-Dec.
Fluid - LOX LPOX
Fuel - A1+
JASU - 8(AM32A-60A) 1(A/M32A-86) 3(A/M32A-95) 5(MC-1A) Peace Time Use Req rqr prior to any use.
Lighting - PAPI Rwy 09 GS 2.75 , PAPI Rwy 27 GS 2.85 .
Miscellanouis - Fst 475' Rwy 27 and fst 1150' Rwy 09 conc. Middle 8369' porous friction sfc. 180 turns proh on porous sfc. Exp back taxi via rwy. Address all FPL and movement messages to EGVAYWYO and EGVNZGZX. AWOS avbl H24. AWOS fone DSN 247-4524 or C
Miscellanouis - +44-01285-71-4524.
Noise Abadment - Mand NS ABTMT 2 NM rad arpt. Quiet hr: 2300-0600Z++ wkd, 1800Z++ Fri-0600Z++ Mon, UK hol. Use of SID mand unless DEP CON drct otherwise.
Oil - O-148
Operating Hours - Opr HO.
Restricted - Arpt in ltd svc status, not avbl as wx altn. USAF ATC, AM OPS and WX on sby status 0730-1630Z++. Arpt and rwy remain clsd unless opened by NOTAM with special arng fr 3AF/A3 DSN 238-2125. Fax DSN 238-3525 with when, for how long and why FAIR
Restricted - FORD. Ctc 420 ABS/OSA DSN 247-4065 to coord arr and obtain specific lcl opr pro. Twy C unlit Day/VFR use only. Twy C only for use by C-21/C-12 airframe or similar. No space avbl pax. Ring ramp closed. No taxi. Tow only with wing walkers and
Restricted - afld manager permission.No tran alert (FOLLOW ME svc only). No fleet svc avbl.
Traffic Pattern - VFR overhead pat 2000'. Rectangular pat 1500' for multi-eng jet/convl and 1000' for lgt acft reduced rwy separation std are in eff for USAFE ftr acft only.

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