General Information for Pilots

Airfield Details – EGKA/ESH

Full airfield details, including charts, can be found in CAP32 – UK Aeronautical Information Publication. Use link below :

Aerodrome Manual for Brighton City Airport Ltd

These three documents form the latest version (Rev 4.0) of the Aerodrome Manual for Brighton City Airport Ltd. The files contain important information regarding operational procedures, the safety management system and the emergency response plan for the aerodrome.

Part A – Technical Management and Procedures

Part B – Safety Management System

Part C – Emergency Response Plan

The Aerodrome Manual is available on application from

PPR Requirements

All visiting aircraft please telephone ATC, email or flightplan with the following:

  • ETA
  • Callsign/registration
  • Aircraft type
  • Departure airfield
  • POB

All movements, including based aircraft strictly PPR between 0800-0900 Monday to Friday. Air/Ground (non ATC) service provided between 0800-0900.

Operations outside of the aerodromes published hours are subject to Aerodrome Authority approval and are subject to an additional fee.

Air Traffic Control

Tel. +44 (0)844 225 4202
Fax. +44 (0)1273 467 370


ATIS (Automated weather information): 0844 225 4201

See above for our Aerodrome opening hours.

Any aircraft not closed down on stand by airport closing time will be charged an additional fee. Information on this is available from the Airport Authority Accounts Department.

Instrument Training

Please telephone ATC on the day to book a slot. Bookings are taken on a first come, first serve basis.


Notes to Pilots

Pilots please check current NOTAMS and AIP for up-to-date information.

Pilots wishing to fly in or out with dogs, please arrange this with our fire crew before the flight. Telephone number 01273 467395.