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Airports without IATA or ICAO



Posted by Jolly67 on 04 August 2020 - 12:37:29
Local Airport: LHR

I have found a number of airfields in the UK that do not have IATA or ICAO codes. They seem to mostly be private strips or gliding clubs. In my travels I have spotted a few planes resident at these fields. For example Clipgate Farm in Kent, Chiltern Park Aerodrome in Oxfordshire, and Lower Upham Farm in Wiltshire.

I have found two resources that provide codes to most airstrips but with different coding systems:

https://airportguide.com/ (seems to be provided by the FAA)

http://woodair.net/default.htm (created by John Woodside)

I have been using the woodair.net codes since they match the ICAO style.

Is there an official (Gov) resource that has codes for all UK landing sites?

Best regards

Mike


Post Edited By Jolly67 on 04/08/2020 - 12:42:07
Posted by Hitman69 on 04 August 2020 - 14:52:50
Local Airport: MAN

I have come across the same issue. Some strips have no ICAO code issued and some of those are even ex RAF bases admittedly from many years ago. At the moment I log aircraft at these as 'off' and then add the name of the airfield in the comments but it would be nice to have a way of logging these sightings at the actual airfield.




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