Airfield Info

Where do we fly from ?

Plaistows Farm airfield is situated in Chiswell Green, just outside St Albans in Hertfordshire. Just a mile from the M25 and M1, it is very convenient for Noth London and easily reachable from most parts of the south of England.

Facilities

Drinks and snacks are available in the newly-refurbished Club House and there is a fenced picnic/spectator area.

For those all-important pre-flight checks, Exodus offers free Internet access. So, there's no excuse for not checking the weather, NOTAMs, etc.

Address

Plaistows Farm
Chiswell Green Lane
Chiswell Green
St. Albans
Herts.
AL2 3NT

Directions

From the M1 North - Leave the motorway at J7 and take the A414 (St Albans) to the roundabout. Take 4th exit, marked A405, and take 3rd exit at next roundabout (Tippendell Lane). At the top of the road, turn left and IMMEDIATELY turn right at the small roundabout - this is Chiswell Green Lane. Continue for approx. 3/4 mile, passing Noke Lane on the left and, after a sharp right-hand bend, entry to the airfield is on the left after the long barn.

From the M1 South - Leave the motorway at J6 and take the A405 towards St Albans. Take the 2nd exit (A405 St Albans) at roundabout and, after approx. 1/4 mile, take left turn into Noke Lane. After approx. 3/4 mile, bear left to join Chiswell Green Lane and, after a sharp right-hand bend, entry to the airfield is on the left after the long barn.

From the M25 - Leave the motorway at J21A and take A405 North towards St Albans. After approx. 1/4 mile, take left turn into Noke Lane. After approx. 3/4 mile, bear left to join Chiswell Green Lane and, after a sharp right-hand bend, entry to the airfield is on the left after the long barn.

GPS / Map Location

Coordinates: N5143650 W00022690 Elevation: 395ft AMSL

Airfield Procedures

Circuits: height 800ft QFE - to the West if possible, avoid overflying ALL buildings, and glide descents whenever possible, please!

Runways: 15/33 (320m approx.) and 12/30 (250m approx.).

First and last take off: STRICTLY 8am to 7pm weekdays, 9am to 7pm Sundays.

If equipped with a radio, please blind call on standard frequency (129.825).