ASTON DOWN

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ASTON DOWN
183 m MSL
Sunrise: 04:46 UTC
Sunset: 19:26 UTC
51°42'21" N 02°07'55" W
United Kingdom (GB)
Glider Site

Frequency

PurposeTypeFrequencyName
CommunicationGLIDING129.975Aston Down Base

Runways

General information
RWY Direction Elevation Dimension Surface Strength TORA LDA Operations
03/21
30
210
183 m MSL 1500 x 40 m Asphalt (ASPH) n/a
active
09/27
90
270
183 m MSL 1000 x 40 m Asphalt (ASPH) n/a
active
Navaids
RWY Direction ILS PAPI
03/21
30
210
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
09/27
90
270
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Services

Fuel
n/a

Remarks

Winch launching up to 3000ft AAL. Powered aircraft strictly PPR and normally prohibited unless purpose directly connected with gliding. No overhead joins.

Nearest airports

Title ICAO code Frequency Distance View
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KEMBLE EGBP 6.68 km view
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NYMPSFIELD 129.975 MHz 10.45 km view
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OAKSEY PARK AIRPORT EGTW 11.53 km view
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HULLAVINGTON 19.98 km view
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Layer 1
GLOUCESTERSHIRE EGBJ 122.900 MHz 21.08 km view

Nearest navaids

Title ID Frequency/Channel Declination Range Distance View
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COMPTON CPT 114.350 CH90Y -0.97° 80 km 67.55 km view
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BRECON BCN 117.450 CH121Y -1.67° 65 km 78.2 km view
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HONILEY HON 113.650 CH83Y -1.24° 60 km 79.23 km view
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WESTCOTT WCO 335.000 -0.92° 30 km 82.35 km view
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DAVENTRY DTY 116.400 CH111X -1.02° 60 km 87.67 km view

Nearest hotspots

Title Type Occurrence Distance View
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