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

More than just a World Famous, CAA Licensed Airfield; 

We now have Catering 7 days a week thanks to 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?. We have very few spaces left in our brand new hangars. 

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

.... latest Fuel Price £1.80 per litre inclusive. Members discount 10p per litre....Free Wi Fi for all visiting pilots......

We've also got:

640 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
Customs Agreement allowing flights inbound from all over the EU
World famous Airshow 
Home of Military & Vintage Revival.

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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 and aircraft brokerage.

NEW. Welcome to Simfly, offering Virtual Flying Experiences, whatever the weather. Click below for their website. 

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We're also the UK HQ of the only FAA Designated Pilot Examiner in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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 Balloon Festival 2016
24 Sep 2016 The Fourth Annual Balloon Festival will see balloons from all over the UK launch each early morning and evening, subject (of course) to the wind. ...more
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The French Fly In 2016
9 Oct 2016 Back by popular demand, we’ll be playing Boules on the lawn whilst Jimmy’s produce an all-French array of delicacies (bacon rolls still available, remain calm). ...more
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Remembrance Sunday 2016
13 Nov 2016 The most important day in the Airfields’ calendar. We’re expecting to be honoured with the presence of veterans and relatives of those who fought and died here during World War 2. ...more
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Contact Us
t: 01953 860806
e: airfield@oldbuck.com

For airfield information,
call BUCKENHAM RADIO - 124.40