Alderney is unique amongst Channel Islands airports, in having three operational runways. The main runway, 26/08 is 880 metres long and is mainly asphalt. The two secondary runways are both grass. 13/31 being 732 metres long, with 03/21 having a length of 497 metres. The main runway is equipped with low intensity lighting, with portable lighting being available on runway 14/32. Alderney has an NDB (383.0 KHz 'ALD'), providing a useful approach aid, together with recently approved GPS approaches.
Normally the airport charges per movement (i.e.both a landing and a takeoff are movements). Full details of Landing and Parking charges can be found in section 4 of the Alderney schedule of Charges published by the Guernsey Airport authorities - More Informnation
Hangar space is limited, especially during the summer months. Tie downs however, are normally available.
Visiting pilots are requested to visit the Flight Clearance Office on arrival (adjacent to the Fire Station), where a self-briefing unit is available, with a direct fax links to both Alderney and Guernsey ATC. Free wifi is available in the terminal.
Winter Opening Hours (November - March):
07:40 to 18:30 UTC
Summer Opening Hours (April - October):
Monday - Thursday
07:40 to 18:30 local time (UTC +1)
Friday - Sunday
07:45 to 19:30 local time (UTC +1)