Alastair Mackinnon

Airport Operations Manager, Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green Airport

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Residents’ Landing Fees simplified

With effect from 25th January 2012, individual landing fees for privately operated resident aircraft under 3,000 MTOW have been abolished. These charges have been replaced by simple monthly block landing charges:   Resident Private Aircraft Landing Fees – from 25th January 2012 Single engine aircraft up to 450kg MTOW £20.00 per month Single engine aircraft …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2012/01/residents-landing-fees-simplified/

GASCo Flight Safety Evening – 7th February

A GASCo Flight Safety Evening will take place at Blakelands next door to the airport on Tuesday 7th February at 7.30 pm (doors open 7.00 pm). These evenings are normally well worth attending for both students and experienced pilots. All welcome – there’ll be a £6 charge to cover the cost of venue hire and refreshments. For more information e-mail Tony Dring.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2012/01/gasco-flight-safety-evening-7th-february/

Welcome to our New Website

We’ve redeveloped our website as we found that the technology used on the old website was beginning to hinder our ability to add the new features we wanted. The new site allows users to comment on posts made by the airport and is better linked with social media such as Twitter and Facebook. You can …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2012/01/welcome-to-our-new-website/

OPNOT: Changes to Fuel Supplies

OPNOT 2011-12 has been published covering changes to fuel supplies at the airport.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2012/01/opnot-changes-to-fuel-supplies/

OPNOT: Night Flying

OPNOT 2011-11 has been published covering Christmas/New Year Hours and Night Flying for 2011-2012.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2012/01/opnot-night-flying/

Fuel update

MOGAS has now been withdrawn as we can no longer get it alcohol-free. MOGAS users may bring their own supplies but should be aware that any they get from petrol forecourts is likely to contain alcohol. We have introduced Total AVGAS UL91 which is approved for most Rotax equipped aircraft and some others. This is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2012/01/fuel-update/

Icicle 2012 delayed

It’s going to be too warm this weekend, apparently, so the Icicle fly-in has been rescheduled for 14th-15th January. You can keep up with the latest here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2012/01/icicle-2012-delayed/