Oxford Airport

Radio Frequency:


01865 841 441



* Information not to be used for detailed flight planning - please check details with airfield or current chart

Situated in the heart of England, Oxford offers a great place to land and visit. Full facilities  and restaurant available. Oxford City bus services run at 15 minute intervals right at the entrance to the airport, so you can have a few hours visiting the city centre and colleges in historic Oxford itself. Avgas and Jet A1 available. The radio is 133.425 and approach is 125.325. Circuits at 1200ft QFE. PPR please and study the noise abatement notices.

The airport was originally established in 1935 by Oxford City Council to act as municipal airport, but following RAF use (as RAF Kidlington) during World War II, it became established as a centre for aviation education, charter and maintenance facilities. By 1968, it had become the second busiest airfield in the UK, with 223,270 movements – just 10% fewer movements than Heathrow.

Today, airport activity is split with 35% by Oxford Aviation Academy for training students pilot for Commercial Airplanes under Civil Aviation Authority/European Aviation Safety Agency (CAA/EASA) license, 10% business aviation (both private and charter) and the balance being mainly private and recreational general aviation activity.

Photography (mostly) Neil Wilson

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