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Calton Moor Airfield

Calton Moor. Position N53-0204 W001-5007. Grass strip 500m 24/06. Windsock always flying. Runway can be soggy after rain, and there's a hump in the middle. 

Owner is farmer Dennis Salt. PPR strictly required. 01538 308481.

No mandatory landing fees, donations appreciated.

Marked on CAA chart as a Microlight field, but GA aircraft welcome!


  • Location: Derbyshire, GB
  • Type: Unlicensed
  • PPR: Yes
  • Position: N53°02.02 W001°49.98
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    29 Jul 06 - Alex Toft - Leeds
    I visited Calton Moor 24/07/06 in a 172 for some short strip practice. It's pretty easy to see from a fair distance away, based just near the A52 fork for Stoke. Coming from the north I flew Trent VOR then turned 270 and it was visible at around 6 miles. Circuit height is 500ft, 06/LH 24/RH. 996ft elevation.

    Runways are well mown but a touch bumpy, although smoother if you keep to the left (06) or right (24). Final 24 is certainly an experience; you've got the streetlights, then the farmhouse, and a hedge all on short final. That being said, a full flap glide still lets you nail it on the threshold.

    06 is a more comfortable approach with only a single tree as a minor obstacle. 4ft wall approx 10m pre-threshold.

    Nice little strip all in all though. Make sure you get it down smack on the threshold as you WILL bounce no matter how well you grease the landing!

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