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
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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.

We're also the 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 Old Buckenham Balloon Festival 2015
26 Sep 2015 - 27 Sep 2015 The third annual Balloon Festival sees a weekend of balloon launches each morning and evening. ...more
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Remembrance Sunday 2015
8 Nov 2015 The most important day in the Airfields’ calendar. ...more
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The Christmas Fly In 2015
20 Dec 2015 A few days before his busiest night of the year, Santa will be flying into Old Buck for the second year in a row. ...more
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Contact Us
t: 01953 860806
e: airfield@oldbuck.com

For airfield information,
call BUCKENHAM RADIO - 124.40