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Shifnal Airfield is our home and we are situated 3.6nm NW of RAF Cosford and 2nm East of Telford Centre.  GPS N52.40.04 W002.24.00. We are within the RAF Shawbury AIAA and just outside RAF Cosford ATZ.  Visiting aircraft are most welcome, Prior Permission is Required.

Due to excessive amounts of rain recently we are requesting all visiting aircraft to give PPR before attempting to land. We have water standing on many parts of the runway. Runway 18 / 36 is closed at present.

Anything marked Red is a no fly zone

Call 'Shifnal traffic' on 129.830 with 5mins to run.

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

No Deadside.
No Straight in Approaches

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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.

 

If you intend flying from Shifnal Airfield on weekdays, please contact RAF Shawbury (01939 250351 Ext 7221 or 7227) and RAF Cosford (01902 377582) before going to Shifnal airfield, so ATC has plenty of time to inform local pilots.

 

If you intend to fly from Shifnal Airfield at weekends, please contact RAF Cosford (01902 377582) before going to Shifnal Airfield, so ATC has plenty of time to inform local pilots  

 

If returning to Shifnal Airfield from a cross country please radio Cosford Approach and Shawbury LARS to inform them that the airfield is active - Non Radio need to keep a good look out.

"Visiting pilots are advised that both runways at Shifnal are situated on a working farm. Please be alert for activities associated with multi-function airfields like this one.

The runways are suitable for microlights and other recreational aircraft with similar STOL performance but like many farm airstrips they are bordered in places by hazards such as fences and trees. This makes it essential for pilots not to allow their aircraft to drift off the circuit pattern on approach and landing or take off and climb out."

Although the content of this website has been compiled from the latest information available, it should ONLY be used as a guide. The Wrekin Microlight Flying Club, cannot be held responsible for inaccuracies or omissions herein. References should always be made to the UK AIP, CAA aeronautical charts and NOTAMS.

 

The portrayal of this website does not imply any right to use Shifnal Airfield without Prior Permission (PPR) from WMFC

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