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

COVID-19. Jimmy's Cafe has re-opened. - Friday to Sunday 1000-1600

More than just a World Famous, CAA Licensed Airfield; 

We now have Catering 7 days a week thanks to Jimmy's 8-Late, a self service operation available for tea, coffee, cold drinks and snacks from 8am until either sunset or 8pm (whichever comes first) 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?. With new hangars and one of the best GA facilities in the UK unsurpisingly we're operating a waiting list. 

Buy a share in an aircraft based here for just £1200. Click here to find out more. 

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

.... latest Fuel Price £2.35 per litre inclusive. Members discount 10p per litre....Free Wi Fi for all visiting pilots......

We're ready for Brexit - we already have an agreement with Border Force which will allow us to continue to accept flights from the EU and Channel Islands after the transition. 

We've also got:

798 metres of Hard Runway
Hard taxiway to the apron
Two Grass Runways
Acres of Grass Apron
Wartime home of the USAAF 453rd Bomb. Group.
Modern hangars, including 2014 built bays. 
Avgas & Oil
Rescue Fire Fighting Service
Flying School
World famous Airshow (now an Award Winner)

as well as dozens of companies on site including aircraft engineers, classic car restoration, military museum and aircraft brokerage.

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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Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting
2 Jun 2022 We're honoured to be a part of marking this momentous and unique milestone. ...more
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The Old Buckenham Airshow 2022
30 Jul 2022 - 31 Jul 2022 Our dates for the next instalment of Norfolk's only Airshow. ...more
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t: 01953 860806
e: airfield@oldbuck.com