Kenyon Hall Farm +44 1925 560522
Please note that to avoid conflict with other airspace users right base joins are prohibited for both 23 and 05
Join on left base for 23 or left base for 05 at 800’ on the Manchester QNH announcing your intentions on SAFETYCOM 135.480MHz. No overhead joins or local flying, circuits not permitted. No PFLs, low flying or go arounds, other than to check status and condition of runway. Caution: curl over from trees with northerly winds and crops which are grown up to runway edges. Avoid overflying nearby village to the North of the strip and Kenyon Hall Farm microlight strip to the south.
On departure from 23 climb straight ahead until over the motorway before turning on track.
On departure from 05 avoid overflying Golborne and Culcheth. Pilots should keep a very good lookout for aircraft entering or exiting the Manchester low level route.
In the event of a missed approach on 23 pilots should turn right as soon as it is safe to do so and route around Golborne, then between Golborne and Culcheth to rejoin on long final 23 avoiding overflying the houses nearby.
In the event of a missed approach on 05 pilots should turn left as soon as it is safe to do so and route around Golborne to rejoin on left base 05 avoiding overflying the houses nearby.There is a new access track as shown above. Please check with the Duty Officer before using this track. You will need to stop short of the runway, check the runway is clear and there are no aircraft about to land or take off. If the runway is clear, you may backtrack to the cabin as shown.
You may still wish to park at Kenyon Hall Farm Garden Centre, on the south side of the A579.By car, take the M6 to Junction 22 and then turn east on the A579. The farm shop is about a mile up on the right-hand side.
Due to the possibility of models flyers in an adjacent field:-
Airstrip is not permanently manned, and is closed when no Duty Officer is present.
PPR is essential from 01925 560522 First-time visiting pilots should ask for a telephone briefing. No landing fee, fuel, maintenance, hangarage, fire cover, overnight parking or other facilities available. Nearest fuel is at Barton (landing fee currently between £9.15 and £19.15 according to MTOW). Movements must be logged in the book kept in the clubhouse.
Runway has slight incline down from 23 threshold to midpoint, then up to 05 threshold. Surface may be undulating and coarse in places. Pilots should be familiar with the advice given in CAA Safety Sense leaflet 12, "Strip Flying", and are advised to transmit intentions on new Safetycom 135.480 MHz.
Aircraft starting and parking
Aircraft engines may only be started in a designated starting area as indicated by the Duty Officer.
Where engines are to be hand-propped, chocks and a tiedown must be used unless a qualified and experienced person is available to man the aircraft while the pilot swings the prop.
Pilots are reminded that the Duty Officer has complete jurisdiction on matters of safety in the parking area at Kenyon Hall Farm.