Pilot Information

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We have produced the below brief overview of procedures at Fife Airport. However, please do familiarise yourself with our procedures in full in order to assist with the smooth running of the airfield. We have split this section into the following sub-pages:

All weather information on this site is for guidance only. Please check the date and time to ensure it is current.

All pilots should be aware that grass cutting takes place during the summer months and that they must make all the appropriate circuit radio calls.

Finally, once you’re ready to go please do fill out our online PPR form!

Aerodrome Chart:

EGPJ – Fife Airport, Glenrothes Last updated: April 2015
N56 11.00 W003 13.22 399ft AMSL
2nm West of Glenrothes town centre TLA:113.8 | 011º | 41.3nmSAB: 112.5 | 301º | 37.8nm
Air Traffic Service:(not always manned) Fife Radio130.455 MHz Air/Ground Communication Service
Runway Dimensions Surface TORA LDA Circuits
06 700m x 18m Asphalt 700m 700m Right Hand
24 700m x 18m Asphalt 700m 700m Left Hand
PPR by telephone or online. Non-radio aircraft must telephone.
Aerodrome available: Mon – Sat 0900-2100. Sun & public holidays: 0930-2030. Please check home page for any airfield closures.
Operations cover: Air/Ground. Mon – Sat 0900-1700. Sun & public holidays: 0930-1700. If no reply on Air/Ground make traffic calls.
Landing fee: £15.00 single engine, £30.00 multi engine.
Parking:  Overnight Parking: Outside £15/Night, Hangared £20/Night (single engine aircraft). Overnight outside parking is at Pilot/Owners risk.
Hangarage: Available, may be limited. £20 single engine. For multi engine, price on enquiry.
Fuel: AVGAS 100LL available. Please request in PPR or on initial radio contact. Please note there are no maintenance or customs facilities at Fife Airport.
Unlicensed aerodrome. If you wish to use Fife Airport outside of the published operational hours, you must phone for permission and to ensure the airfield is available for use.
Overhead Join is preferred, descending deadside (to the north of the airfield). If the circuit is busy rejoin via the overhead. Noise abatement: Avoid overflying the village of Kinglassie and the town of Glenrothes. Final for Runway 24 is offset to avoid built-up areas. Report final for Runway 24 when 30º to the runway. Similarly, on climb out from Runway 06, turn right after 300ft AAL. Parachuting is often active at the aerodrome. When a live drop is in progress, all aircraft must remain clear of the airfield and engines must be shut down when on the ground. When parachuting is active all aircraft must contact Fife Radio to request engine start-up.Beware of Portmoak Airfield to the NW of the aerodrome where intense gliding activity is active most days. Avoid overflying. Caution high ground 1512ft AMSL to the NW of the aerodrome.
Telephone: 01592 610436 Fax no.: 01592 612812 Website: www.fifeairport.co.uk

If you have any questions please get in touch with us.