Noise Abatement & Out of Hours

Out of Hours Procedure

A valid out of hours annual permit must be obtained prior to any flying to or from Shobdon Airfield outside of operating hours.

Please click here to download: Out of hours Indemnity Form

Circuit training or practice is not permitted after 19.30 (local) from Monday to Fridays or after 18.30 (local) on weekends.

Night flying in the circuit is restricted to Thursday evenings up to 21.30 from November to March.

Night flying at all other times is restricted to take off for departure from the circuit and landing for direct taxi to parking/hangar for shut down. Prior arrangement and agreement with Herefordshire Aero Club is required.

Noise abatement

The noise abatement procedures apply to all aircraft using Shobdon Airfield with the exception of the Air Ambulance Service and military traffic.

Please check our noise abatement circuit before arrival and help us to be good neighbours by complying with our unusually large circuit avoiding the villages of Pembridge(SW), Eardisland(SE) and Staunton-On-Arrow(W).

The circuit route is available in Pooleys, AFE and Jeppesen flight guides or see the diagram below.