Airfield information

Richard Shuttlworth first landed at Old Warden, after the field and surrounds had been cleared of obstructive trees, on 26th September 1932 – the day Old Warden aerodrome was born!

No landing fees.

FUEL AVAILABLE during opening hours (currently Winter hours). AVGAS UL91 at current price £1.79 per litre inc, 100LL at current price £1.75 per litre inc. The pumps are self-service pay-at-pumps, which accept Visa, Mastercard, Delta or Switch.

Old Warden and the Shuttleworth Collection is a private, unlicensed aerodrome, situated in a rural area. The airfield is not inspected daily and the manoeuvring area is uneven, so please exercise caution.

Runway 03/21 is available to visiting aircraft. Please note that all other runways may be in use by resident aircraft and must be kept clear.

All pilots use the aerodrome at their own risk and must PPR on 01767 627901 (you can still also use 01767 627927). If your journey originates from outside of the UK your GAR reference number will be requested when you PPR. For information on obtaining this please see the ‘GAR information’ section below. You are required to read and accept the pilot terms and conditions for using this airfield.

Please check information on Old Warden Aerodrome with NATS Aeronautical Information Service 

Aviation related events 2017

Current Airfield status

The main runway remains firm however the manoeuvring areas are soft in places and all surfaces are slippery with some patches of standing water.

Confine all movements to the mown runways and taxiways.

A satellite image of the airfield with parking and additional information can be downloaded here.

Old Warden Airfield weather


Warning: This information is produced by an automated weather station. The accuracy of the information generated cannot be guaranteed.


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