Visiting Pilots

Flying to Land's End Airport

Why Fly to Land's End Airport 

Land’s End Airport (IATA: LEQ, ICAO: EGHC) is situated near the ancient mining town of St. Just and 5 NM (9.3 km; 5.8 miles) west of Penzance in Cornwall, it is the most south westerly airport of mainland Britain and there are many reasons to come and visit us.

Minack Theatre - Porthcurno, Cornwall

Minack
Theatre 

Explore the famous open-air theatre, with sub-tropical gardens and ocean views.

Sennen Cove Beach - Cornwall

Stunning
Beaches 

Sunbathe on nearby award winning Sennen Cove Beach (a short walk from the airfield).

Aerial view of St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall

St. Michael's Mount 

Walk across the causeway at low tide to visit the medieval castle and gardens.

Jubilee Pool - Penzance, Cornwall

Jubilee
Pool 

Take a swim in the UK’s largest Art Deco Sea Water Lido and new geothermal pool.

Penzance, Cornwall

Market
Town 

Explore Penzance and its many galleries, gardens and local cafes and restaurants.

PPR Details 

We will need you to supply us with the following PPR details:

  • Captain’s name
  • Captain’s contact mobile number
  • Date, time, departure point of arrival
  • Date, time, destination of departure
  • Aircraft Reg
  • Aircraft Callsign
  • Aircraft Type
  • Any fuel required
  • Any BRS on board
  • POB
  • Any café request for hot food

Useful Information

  • Lands End ATC – 01736 788944
  • St. Mary’s ATC – 01720 422677
  • Lands End Tower – 120.255 MHz
  • St. Mary’s Approach – 124.875 MHz
  • LND VOR/DME – 114.2 Mhz
  • STM NDB – 321Khz
  • Culdrose Radar – 134.050
  • Newquay Radar – 133.4
  • St.Ives – 7nm DME from LND VOR

ATSOCAS Available

  • Lands End – Basic Service
  • Scillies – Basic / Procedural
  • Culdrose – Basic / Traffic / Deconfliction
  • Newquay – Basic / Procedural / Traffic / Deconfliction
Aerial view from plane - St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Flying to Scilly 

Here’s everything you need to know when flying your own aircraft between Land’s End and the Isles of Scilly.

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Land's End Airport Rules for GA flights 

The following rules must be followed for GA flights to continue to be permitted at Land’s End due to recent safety issues:

  • Mobile phones: Not to be used airside
  • Hi-Viz: At least one person must wear a hi-viz and all others to stay in a tight group with this person
  • Green Pedestrian Walkways: All visitors must use these walkways to cross the apron and must remain in one tight group when airside
  • Refuelling: Only essential persons with the aircraft when refuelling and only if wearing hi-viz. Request engine start to keep fuel area clear
  • Passengers: All other visitors must enter the terminal immediately. No lingering permitted airside
  • Acknowledge: Ensure the caller confirms that they understand these rules
  • Frequency: Advise the new tower frequency (120.255 MHz)

COVID-19 

Due to COVID-19 pilots must follow the following addtional rules:

  • Face Coverings: Pilot and all passengers must bring a face mask/covering to enter our terminal
  • Social distancing: Observe Social Distancing at all times (external and internal) – 2m wherever possible
  • Hygiene: Observe high hygiene standards and use the hand sanitisers located throughout the Airport buildings – including after using the terminal access door
  • Surfaces: Keep all contact with surfaces as a minimum
  • Fuel: Don the disposable gloves provided before touching any fuelling related equipment and use the provided wipes as necessary (dispose of in nearby yellow FOD bin). Bring and use your own pen to complete fuel book or wipe down generic pen after use
  • Payment: Only card payments are being accepted
  • Loitering: Please do not loiter in the passenger terminal and use the café patio area when possible – only use to make payments, use the toilets and shelter from inclement weather
  • Café: Please note that the Airport café is generally open 07:00 to 16:30 and may close at short notice. They are serving a reduced menu
  • Opening Hours: Please note that the Airport opening hours are as notified in the UK AIP, but may close at short notice. Leave a mobile number with ATC when possible. We are closed on Sunday’s.
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Govenments guidance 

Please read the Governments guidance on recreational general aviation (GA) flying during the coronavirus outbreak.

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