Elvington’s 3000-metre runway is one of the longest in Britain and covers 300-acres, in 1944 the aerodrome was home to RAF Halifax bombers and the Free French Air Force.
Today the airfield hosts private hire events including aircraft exhibitions, car racing, land yachting, land speed record attempts, & corporate events.
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Elvington Airfield is located on the B1228 road just a few minutes drive from the A64 and A1079. The airfield is also accessible by public transport from York Railway Station using the EYMS bus service or taxi.
Control measures to be implemented at Elvington Airfield in order to minimise disturbance to nearby residents and to ensure they are kept fully informed of noisy activity on the airfield
York Elvington Aerodrome is an un-licensed private aerodrome and pilots use it at their own risk. Prior to landing pilots should seek permission to land from Elvington Events on +44 (0) 7971 299385
Latest Weather (11/4/2011 9:40:52 AM)
- 0°C Precipitation, very unsettled
- Wind Speed: 4kts (138SE), Light breeze
- Rain Fall: 0.0mm
- Sunrise at: 07:09, setting at 16:25
The airfield technical detail post includes detail of radio call sign and frequency along with detail of grid references, length and width of runway and fueling ability.
Photographs from various events held on the Elvington Airfield
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