Our Summer operating hours are:

Monday to Sunday - 9am - 7.30pm

Opening hours will be reviewed and may be subject to change. Any changes will be notified to the Members in advance.

Outside these times please email: flightdesk@sherburnaeroclub.com

Visiting Pilot & Airfield Information

The information on this page provides guidance and quick reference for pilots visiting Sherburn in Elmet airfield and as such, it is not intended to replace official publications.

Airfield Diagram Enlarged

Airfield Information

Sherburn-in-Elmet Airfield is located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) east of Sherburn-in-Elmet village and 5.5 NM (10.2 km; 6.3 mi) west of Selby, North Yorkshire, England.

RNP Instrument Approach Procedures

The Sherburn IAP is available to IR or IR (R) qualified pilots with aircraft approved for RNAV (RNP) instrument approach procedures.  It is mandatory to read the pilot brief prior to requesting PPR to fly the procedure.

RNP Info Page


PPR is not mandatory at Sherburn Airfield, but you are welcome to use the PPR form if you prefer. You can always give the Flightdesk a call or call on frequency 122.610 for airfield information.

Inbound PPR Form Book Out Form

Air-Ground Radio & NDB

  • Sherburn Radio: 122.610 Changed 20th October 2018
  • NDB (SBL) on A/D: 323.0 | Range 10nm | Location N5347.37 W00112.50



  • 28 Tarmac - TORA 799m, LDA 612m | 10 Tarmac - TORA 612m, LDA 612m
  • 28 Grass - TORA 622m, LDA 622m | 10 Grass - TORA 622m, LDA 622m
  • 24 Grass - TORA 696m, LDA 703m | 06 Grass - TORA 723m, LDA 676m
  • 19 Grass - TORA 553m, LDA 525m | 01 Grass - TORA 553m, LDA 553m

Arrival & Departure Information


Arrivals and departures route via Selby, Ferrybridge Power Station or the A1/M1 interchange.

Standard Overhead Join at 2000 feet QFE.

Avoid flying over the local villages

All Departures via the circuit at 1000 feet QFE.

Avoid overflying BURN glider site - winch launches to 3000'

Arrival & Departure Procedures (PDF)

Circuit Patterns - Please follow the published circuits

The circuit in use provided on the first contact with Sherburn Radio.

  • 28 Lefthand / 10 Righthand
  • 24 Lefthand / 06 Righthand
  • 19 Lefthand / 01 Righthand​

All circuits are 1000 feet QFE.
Sky Demon, Pooleys & AFE circuit diagrams may be incorrect.

Circuit Patterns (PDF)

GNSS Approach

An application to develop a GNSS approach is currently underway. More information to follow.


Fuel is available during hours of aerodrome operation.

  • AVGAS 100LL
  • AVGAS UL91

Refueling Terms and Conditions

Fees & Charges

Please see our airfield price list for up to date information.

Airfield Prices

Customs and Immigration

Available by prior arrangement only. Please contact the flightdesk.

Local Facilities

Please contact the flight desk should you require local information from places to visit, accommodation and local transport.

  • Taxi - Oz Travel - 01977 683399
  • Taxi - AB Cars - 0113 2872222
  • Selby Taxis - 07939313053
  • A2B Travel - 0113 2888999
  • Train - Sherburn in Elmet Train Station | Distance 3.0m
  • Accommodation - Station Farm Guest House | Distance 4.7m | 01937 557088
  • Accommodation - Maypole Farm Guest House | Distance 8.0m | 01757 268849
  • Accommodation - Hazlewood Castle and Spa - 01937 535353
  • Accommodation - Oddfellows Arms - 01977 6782368
  • Accommodation - Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa - 0113 2641000