ATC +44 1253 472 527
AvGas, Jet A1
All bookings are PPR and must be notified in advance. This can be done by phone (ATC 01253 472 527) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
When making your booking please provide the following details in this order:
Type of flight - Local, Circuits, Split detail, Departure or Arrival
Type of Aircraft
Time of Arrival/Departure
Any other details e.g. types of approaches requested, refuel required
All bookings are subject to traffic and staffing. You will be required to park on the Main Apron unless agreed with a based tennant who will take responsibility for your fees.
Types of Instrument Approaches Available
Link to AIP for instrument plates
Reporting Points VRPs
Please Note: Pilots are to report abeam or passing VRPs not overhead.
See VRP Image for Details
Reporting points, VRPs & Co-ordinates
Fleetwood (Golf Course) (535508N 0030243W)
Inskip (Disused Aerodrome) (534938N 0025003W)
Kirkham (Town) (534657N 0025217W)
Marshside (534147N 0025814W)
M55 Junction 4 (534737.98N 0025905.26W) (BPL 052° MAG / 2.0 nm)
Poulton (Railway Station) (535054N 0025925W) Garstang
St Anne's Pier (534456.75N 0030209.11W) (BPL 193° MAG / 1.5 nm)
Tall Tower (534856.95N 0030318.88W) (BPL 341° MAG / 2.8 nm) - pilots may be asked to route East/West abeam the Tall Tower before joining.
USEFUL LOCAL INFORMATION
All VFR arrivals must contact Warton LARS 129.525 in the first instance.
Warton LARS Operational Hours - Mon-Thu 0730-1900; Fri 0730-1700 Winter (Summer 1hr earlier)
Approaching from North
Restricted area R444 - Heysham Nuclear Power Station
2 Gas venting sites - Walney and SE of Carnforth
Fleetwood, Poulton, Garstang, Inskip, Kirkham, M55 J4 (Helicopters may be asked to report M55 J4 not above 600ft if circuit active/traffic joining circuit)
Cockerham, Cark - Parachute Centre & Gliding activity (when activity has been notified to us this will be broadcast on the ATIS.)
Approaching from East /North East
Gliding activity - Chipping
Microlight Activity - Pilling Sands, Hoghton, St Michaels, Rossall Field
Pilots may be asked to route via the M55
Restricted area - BETWEEN Preston & Blackpool is R312
Remain outside Warton ATZ
ASR Change, Barnsley & Holyhead regional pressure settings
Aim to achieve 2 way contact before crossing M6 inbound to Blackpool
Be aware of Blackpool tall tower location, when joining its likely you'll be asked to report East or West abeam (depending on runway in use)
Be aware of the possibility of confusion of Blackpool
Aerodrome & Warton Aerodrome.
From South & South West
Manchester Low Level Corridor - Manchester AIP link If you are routing via coast - be aware of Woodvale ATZ check activities
Mon – Fri LARS is available with Warton Radar on 129.525
Remain outside Warton MATZ
Be aware of the possibility of confusion of Blackpool Aerodrome & Warton Aerodrome.
Goose activity in from Autumn to Spring.