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Saltby Airfield

Saltby Airfield, in Leicestershire is a former WWII base used by both the RAF and the US Army Airforce and used primarily as a transport airfield. Now used primarily for gliders and some light aircraft, while also being home to Buckminster Gliding Club. The airfield is located 8 miles northeast of Melton Mowbray. Saltby Airfield now offers various experiences including light aircraft lessons for those wanting to get up in the air for the first time. Find your flying experience at FlyDays.
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Saltby Airfield
Sproxton Road
Skillington
Grantham
Lincolnshire
NG335FE

Saltby Airfdield is located 8 miles northeast of Melton Mowbray. With its nearest large town being Grantham which has the nearest transport links.

Runway
07/25
Dimensions(m)
1200x45
Surface
Concrete
TORA(m)
N/A
LDA(m)
Unlicensed
AMSL
480ft
Maintenance Maintenance
Hangarage Hangarage
Runway True Runways
Fuel Fuel
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Flying Experiences at Saltby Airfield

30 Minute Flying Lesson - Nationwide Venues Experience from flydays.co.uk
30 Minute Flying Lesson - Nationwide Venues
Choose a location from one of the available Nationwide flying clubs to have a 30 minute Flying Lesson. There is no better way to take the first steps ...
£99.00
60 Minute Nationwide Microlight Flight Plus Briefing Experience from flydays.co.uk
60 Minute Nationwide Microlight Flight Plus Briefing
Take flight for 60 minutes in a Microlight, with full pre-flight briefing at our biggest selection of UK airfields, all of which have microlighting c ...
£169.00
30 Minute Nationwide Microlight Flight Plus Briefing Experience from flydays.co.uk
30 Minute Nationwide Microlight Flight Plus Briefing
Get to know one of the lightest ways to enjoying a flying experience, with this 30 Minute Flight in a Microlight, including Briefing, available at a ...
£99.00
Nationwide Gliding Experience Experience from flydays.co.uk
Nationwide Gliding Experience
Get up in the air with the nationwide Gliding Experience, choose from one of the many gliding clubs across the country to do your experience at. All ...
£115.00

Flying Experiences in East Midlands

30 Minute Flying Lesson - Nationwide Venues Experience from flydays.co.uk
30 Minute Flying Lesson - Nationwide Venues
Choose a location from one of the available Nationwide flying clubs to have a 30 minute Flying Lesson. There is no better way to take the first steps ...
£99.00
30 Minute Helicopter Lesson - Nationwide Venues Experience from flydays.co.uk
30 Minute Helicopter Lesson - Nationwide Venues
Available nationwide, these 30-minute helicopter flying lessons are available at a whole host of locations and are completely flexible, meaning it is ...
£259.00
Dambusters Flight Experience Experience from flydays.co.uk
Dambusters Flight Experience
Perfect for aviation fans, this Dambuster flight experience in a Tiger Moth is the aerial trip of a lifetime. You'll take off from Derby Airfield at ...
£749.00
Helicopter Triple for Three Experience from flydays.co.uk
Helicopter Triple for Three
If you and your mates or siblings fancy seeing who'd make the best helicopter pilot, this fully comprehensive tactical helicopter flying lesson will ...
£369.00
Helicopter Triple for Two Experience from flydays.co.uk
Helicopter Triple for Two
You and your family member, friend or loved one will have the opportunity to have the most comprehensive helicopter flying lesson there is, covering ...
£249.00
Helicopter Triple for One Experience from flydays.co.uk
Helicopter Triple for One
Treat you and two friends or loved ones to this Helicopter Triple: Tactical Lesson! This helicopter challenge is offered at a number of locations aro ...
£129.00
UK City Helicopter Tour for Two Experience from flydays.co.uk
UK City Helicopter Tour for Two
Take a thrilling helicopter tour of the most picturesque cities in the UK and experience the breathtaking view of the world from above. The choppers ...
£225.00
UK City Helicopter Tour for One Experience from flydays.co.uk
UK City Helicopter Tour for One
Experience the breathtaking view of the world from above by taking a thrilling helicopter tour of the most picturesque cities in the UK. The helicopt ...
£125.00

Information about Saltby Airfield

Saltby Airfield in Leicestershire is a former World War II base used by both the RAF and the US Army Airforce and was mainly used as a transport airfield. Saltby Airfield is located 8 miles NorthEast of Melton Mowbray - A historic town famous for its porkpies.

The Airfield opened in 1942 and was used by the Royal Airforce and United States Army Air Forces. During the war, it was used primarily as a transport airfield and was closed in 1945 after the war ended. Although the two main concrete runways remain, much of the original infrastructure has disappeared, but there are still little signs of Saltby’s RAF history, which you may be able to spot from the sky.

The Airfield now offers various experiences, including light aircraft lessons for those wanting to get up in the air for the first time. Find your Flying Experience.

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