Fly Into Sleap, EGCV.
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Flying in to Sleap is easy and you will find a friendly welcome for all types of GA traffic, but please PPR.
Sleap Air/Ground Radio on 122.455 is normally manned 7 days a week.
We do get busy at weekends, so do keep a good lookout and follow our noise abatement procedures.
275ft AMSL - 18/36 775m×18m | 05/23 799m×43m
Obtain PPR by telephone or online.
Circuit Height 1000 ft QFE. Civil fixed wing aircraft and helicopters should fly circuits to the east of the airfield in weekdays.
RWY: 05RH, 23LH, 18LH, 36RH - Monday to Friday.
Saturday & Sunday, all circuits are Left Hand.
Circuits must not be extended or fly to the East of Clive due to the proximity of RAF Shawbury ATZ.
Go- Arounds: Due to Military helicopter activity on dead side weekdays, go arounds may have to be conducted on the live side to avoid over flying Military helicopters.
Fly NOT above 600 feet QFE at 90 degrees to the active runway. (Gyro traffic at 800ft) Call at the airfield boundary and make an approach to the airfield but do NOT cross the active runway until safe to do so, giving way to traffic on Final approach.
If circuit busy and/ or RAF helicopters present on west side of airfield consider joining the fixed wing circuit and making an approach to the duty runway. This could be overhead, downwind or finals appropriate given helicopter arrival direction and circuit traffic.
Military helicopter training within the Sleap ATZ to the west of the active runway up to 500ft weekdays 0800-1730. Military helicopter training can take place outside of the airfield operating hours.
Acft should be aware of military helicopter activity 2NM south of Sleap 1000 ft QFE adjacent to the ATZ, but not necessarily monitoring the Sleap A/G frequency.
Glider flying using RH circuit in the evenings and weekends.
Model aircraft up to 400 ft AGL western end of disused Rwy 28, evenings and weekends.
Sleap Airfield is authorised by the CAA to carry out low level flying within the Sleap ATZ for the purpose of aerobatic and formation display practice. A/G will inform inbound traffic.
Gyrocopters & Helicopters operate within ATZ and fixed wing circuit. Maintain a good look-out and listen for GYRO or HELI prefix radio calls.