Old Buckenham Airfield

Built as the wartime home of the USAAF 453rd Bombardment Group, today Old Buckenham is one of the most famous and vibrant centres of aviation in the UK.

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What's Here

NEW - We now have Catering 7 days a week thanks to the Opening of Jimmy's 10-4, a self service operation available for tea, coffee, cold drinks and snacks from 10-4 each day when the main cafe isn't open. For more information click here. 

Isn't it time you weren't embarrassed when you took your friends flying?

More than just a world famous, CAA licensed airfield;

The Old Buckenham Aero Engineering Centre. Finally, every GA service you need in one place. 

.... latest Fuel Price £1.95 per litre inclusive. Members discount 10p per litre....Free Wi Fi for all visiting pilots......

640 metres of Hard Runway
Hard taxiway to the apron
Two Grass Runways
Lots of smooth grass for parking
Home of the 453rd bomb group
Modern hangars
Avgas & Oil
Rescue Fire Fighting Service
Flying School
Customs Agreement allowing flights inbound from all over the EU
World famous Airshow 
Home of Military Revival

Clothing and Accessories available at our new online shop. 

as well as dozens of companies on site including aircraft engineers, classic car restoration, military museum, race team and aircraft brokerage. We're also the HQ of the only FAA Designated Pilot Examiner in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

NEW - Click here to see all the aircraft at Old Buckenham with shares available. Affordable flying at Norfolk's best airfield. 

Old Buck Shots - all of the sights from the airfield including thousands of shots of aircraft which have visited, enormous wartime library of pictures, updated constantly. 

Upcoming Events

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The Trench
21 Nov 2014 - 22 Nov 2014 Les Enfants Terribles presents The Trench by Oliver Lansley. Brought to you by Creative Arts East with help from Breckland Council. ...more
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GASCo Safety Evening
25 Nov 2014 Open to pilots from across the region, a GASCo evening and it's safety benefits will be familiar to all aviators ...more
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The Christmas Fly In
14 Dec 2014 Watch Santa fly in with presents. He’s swapped reindeer for an iconic 1930’s Beechcraft Staggerwing. ...more
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Contact Us
t: 01953 860806
e: airfield@oldbuck.com

For airfield information,
call BUCKENHAM RADIO - 124.40