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


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

Sennen Cove Beach - Cornwall


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


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

Penzance, Cornwall


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

PPR Details 

Booking In & Out

All aircraft movements at Land’s End are strictly PPR.

Please complete the form below or ring us prior to your departure to obtain permission, pass relevant flight details and be briefed on weather and arrival procedures – Land’s End Airport ATC 01736 788944.

Airport opening hours are listed in the UK AIP. Please note we are closed on Sunday’s.

Out-of-Hours movements are not permitted except in exceptional circumstances that have been pre-arranged with the Aerodrome Authority.

PPR Form

Please visit the link below for Fees & Charges for visiting pilots.


Useful Information

Land’s End RMZ – don’t forget you must call Culdrose, Land’s End or St. Mary’s ATC and establish two-way communications prior to entering the RMZ.

  • Lands End ATC – 01736 788944
  • St. Mary’s ATC – 01720 422677
  • Lands End Tower – 120.255 MHz
  • Land’s End Information (ATIS) – 122.825 MHz
  • St. Mary’s Approach – 124.875 MHz
  • LND VOR/DME – 114.2 Mhz
  • STM NDB – 321Khz
  • Culdrose Radar – 134.050
  • Newquay Radar – 133.405
  • 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 Safety Instructions for GA flights 

The following safety instructions 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. Once refuelled, request engine start to keep fuel area clear
  • Passengers: All other visitors must enter the terminal immediately. No lingering permitted airside
  • Land’s End RMZ: Establish two-way communications prior to entering the RMZ

Land's End Radio Mandatory Zone (RMZ) 

Land’s End, St.Mary’s and RNAS Culdrose ATC all share the responsibility for the RMZ and co-ordinate the traffic between one another.


Aircraft visiting from outside Great Britain 

Aircraft visiting from outside Great Britain will be required to submit a Customs and Excise General Aviation Report (GAR) document a minimum of 12 hours prior to arrival/departing from/ to: Northern Ireland, Isles of Man, Republic of Ireland & The Channel Islands, and 24 hours prior to arrival/departure from/to non-EU destinations. For flights inbound from mainland EU airports, the document should be submitted 4 hours prior to arrival, with no requirement to submit the document for outbound flights to mainland EU airports. The GAR report should be emailed to

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