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COVID-19 STATUS AS OF 07/03/2021

We have just received confirmation from GOV.UK that flying can restart on a staggered basis from Monday 29th March 2021.

Privately owned aircraft can be flown from this date.

Flying Training and PPL Flying will recommence on Monday 12th April 2021.

The Holding Point Café will re-open on Friday 2nd April 2021 (Good Friday) for take away only.

If you have a Weald Air Services Trial Lesson voucher and have not been in contact with us during this past year please call 01622 891539 after 25th April 2021 to arrange your flight.

Link to Government info for GA - here

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Headcorn Aerodrome is also known as Lashenden. ICAO designator EGKH. Visiting pilots please note that Headcorn is PPR in order that pilots can receive an aerodrome briefing. Non-radio aircraft are accepted (again strictly PPR).

Headcorn is the base for one of the most active parachute centres in the South of England with jumping taking place up to 15,000 feet. It is therefore prohibited to join overhead the airfield. The parachute Drop Zone is located 300 metres northeast of runway 21 threshold therefore go-arounds on both runways should be conducted straight ahead or to the South of the runway.

Circuit direction is left hand on both runway 28 and 10 with a circuit height of 1,000 feet AAL. After landing taxiing is to the South of the runway as soon as possible, parking where available or as advised by ATC. Runway designators are not provided.

Landing Fees

Single Engine Landing £15.00
Twin Engine Landing £25.00
Single Engine Circuits £40.00
Twin Engine Circuits £50.00

Circuit practice not available


Oil: 80, W80, 100, W100, W15/W5
By arrangement only

Airfield Details

Elevation 72 feet AMSL
Location 8 nm South of Maidstone 51 09.42N 000 38.50E
Radio A/G 122.210 Headcorn Radio
Hours Winter/Summer 1000-1700 and by arrangement

Navigation Aids

NDB - LSH 340.0 kHz
DME - HLS 115.95 MHz
Range: 15 nm

AIP Data

Please click below to see the current UK Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) data for Headcorn.

AIP Info

Circuit / Noise Abatement

Please click below to see the circuit diagram and note the noise abatement areas of Headcorn, Smarden and Frittenden.

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Headcorn Herodrome
Headcorn Aerodrome