The Airfield

Oxenhope International Airfield is located 4NM S.S.W. of Keighley and 1/2 NM E. of Oxenhope.
The airfield sits alongside Upwood Caravan park near the Worth Valley Steam Railway and Haworth.
The nearest alternative airfield is Huddersfield.

Co-Ordinates:

  • N53 48.83 W001 55.89
  • 1150 ft AMSL
  •  6 nm WNW of Bradford
  • POL 112.10 058 7.3
  •  SAFETYCOM 135.480
  • Leeds Approach 134.580
  • Leeds ATIS 118.030
  • Leeds Radar 134.580

Remarks:

  • Polehill 112.1
  • RAD 065
  • DME 7.0
  • No Fuel
  • Strictly no helicopters. But helipad available at Hawksbridge Farm, PPO.
  • Landing Fee – Donations accepted.

Runways:

  • Grass
  • 11 / 29 – 460m x 15m – Grass
  • 06 / 24 – 325m x 10m – Grass
  • Runway 29 downslope for the first 120m

Comments:

  • Undulating
  • Uphill
  • Soft in Winter
  • Stone walls each end

 Warnings:

  • Turbulence from hangars and trees with strong winds.
  • Downdraughts experienced on approach to runways 24 and 11.
  • Manoeuvring areas are rough and undulating.
  • Wind farm 2 nm South of airfield up to 2000 ft amsl.
  • Farm machinery regularly use the airfield.
  • The first 100m of runway 24 can get waterlogged all year round – red/white cones mark extent of safe manoeuvring area.
  • Dry stone walls at Thld of Rways 24 and 29.

Windsocks:

  • Orange at intersection

Map:

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Circuits/Noise:

  • 600′ to L
  • Avoid local farms and caravan site

Contact Details:

  • Matthew Heaton – 01535 643080
  • Rodney Heaton – 01535 644863