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.   We are open ​Monday to Sunday 08:30 - 20:00.   Sherburn in Elmet is PPR for non radio aircraft on 01977 682674.  If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us.


Click on the Aerodrome Chart below to open the latest chart and textual data directly from the UK AIP.


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 616m | 10 Tarmac - TORA 616m, LDA 616m

28 Grass - TORA 616m, LDA 616m    | 10 Grass - TORA 616m, LDA 616m

24 Grass - TORA 696m, LDA 703m    | 06 Grass - TORA 723m, LDA 676m

19 Grass - TORA 553m, LDA 521m    | 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.

All Departures via the circuit at 1000 feet QFE.

Avoid overflying BURN glider site - winch launches to 3000' +

Circuit in use provided on first contact with Sherburn Radio

28 Lefthand  / 10 Righthand 

24 Lefthand / 06 Righthand

19 Lefthand / 01 Righthand​. 


All circuits are 1000 feet QFE.  

A detailed description of the circuits is available here and as an A5 aide memoir here.

Sky Demon, Pooleys & AFE circuit diagrams may be incorrect.

GNSS Aproach

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

Noise Abatement

Our circuit patterns are designed to help us to be a good neighbour by avoiding the villages of South Milford, Sherburn, Lumby, Biggin & Monk Fryston.


Fuel is available during hours of aerodrome operation.  



Customs and Immigration

Available by prior arrangement only.  Please contact the flight centre.

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Monday - Sunday

9am - 7pm

The Aerodrome

New Lennerton Lane

Sherburn in Elmet

Leeds LS25 6JE

Tel: 01977 682 674
Fax: 01977 683 699


Sherburn Radio: 122.610


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