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Lancashire Aero Club was established in 1922, is the oldest active flying club in the UK and possibly the world. It was based at Barton Aerodrome from 1947 until early 2007 but has now left for another venue, although we are actively seeking an airfield of our own.

Kenyon Hall Farm General Information

Unlicensed single grass runway. 23/05 - 580m/30m. 114ft AMSL. Aerodrome reference point N53 27.230 W002 34.869,  MCT 113.55  301  12.9nm,   WAL  114.10  083  20.2nm. Manchester ATIS is available by telephone on 0161 499 2324 or 128.175 MHz

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Due to the possibility of models flyers in an adjacent field:-

All AIRCRAFT MUST ANNOUNCE THEIR INTENSIONS using SAFETYCOM 135.475MHz

Airstrip is not permanently manned, and is closed when no Duty Officer is present.


PPR is essential from 0798 5441676. First-time visiting pilots should ask for a telephone briefing. No landing fee, fuel, maintenance, hangarage, fire cover, overnight parking or other facilities available. Nearest fuel is at Barton (landing fee currently between 9.15 and 19.15 according to MTOW). Movements must be logged in the book kept in the clubhouse.

Runway has slight incline down from 23 threshold to midpoint, then up to 05 threshold. Surface may be undulating and coarse in places. Pilots should be familiar with the advice given in CAA Safety Sense leaflet 12, "Strip Flying", and are advised to transmit intentions on Safetycom 135.475 MHz.

There is a new access track as shown above. Please check with the Duty Officer before using this track. You will need to stop short of the runway, check the runway is clear and there are no aircraft about to land or take off. If the runway is clear, you may backtrack to the cabin as shown.

You may still wish to park at Kenyon Hall Farm Garden Centre, on the south side of the A579.By car, take the M6 to Junction 22 and then turn east on the A579. The farm shop is about a mile up on the right-hand side.