Alderney Fly-in 2024 – Advance Programme

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2024 Alderney Fly-in, to be held from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th of September 2024. The social highlights of this year’s Fly-in will as usual be the Aviator’s BBQ and Gala Dinner. However, working closely with Visit Alderney, we plan to give you more freedom to enjoy the wide range of activities the Island has to offer. But, to assist you, we have made some suggestions under the heading of Other things to see and do (see below) all of which we hope will make the 2024 Alderney Fly-in, one to remember.

2024 Fly-in Advance Registration Form

FYI – the Advance Registration Form simply provides us with your name, aircraft registration, and contact details which will use to record your interest in the Fly-in and to contact you. Around six weeks before the Fly-in (mid-July) we will ask you to complete an online Registration Form, a link to which will be sent to you by email. It will also be available here on the flyalderney.com website. This will provide the Fly-in team with additional information, such as your estimated date and time of arrival (required to allocate ATC ‘Slot Times’), plus information about the events you are interested in attending – the details of which can be found below…

The following events are all organised by the Alderney Flying Club and places can be booked using the online Registration Form. All other events (except for Clay Pigeon Shooting) can be booked using the Registration Form and can be paid on arrival or directly to the event organiser.

09:00-19:30 – Fly-in Registration and Help Desk
Location – Airfield
Our Welcome Team will be on hand until the last arrival to assist you with every aspect of the Fly-in.
Please note there will be a free shuttle to your hotel and other accommodation.

18:30-19:30 – Welcome Reception
Location: The Moorings, Braye Street
Enjoy a welcome drink courtesy of the Alderney Chamber of Commerce.
Your free drink voucher(s) will be handed out on arrival.

19:30-Late – Aviator’s BBQ
Location: The Moorings, Braye Street
Delicious food, a pay bar and live music music to get you in the mood for the Fly-in weekend.
Pre-Booking is essential (book using the online Registration Form) – £28 per person.
Please note: A £15 deposit per person for the Aviators BBQ must be paid for by Tuesday 20th August.

19:00 until Late – Gala Dinner and Prize Giving
Location: Island Hall, St Annes
Three-course dinner provided by the ‘Blonde Hedgehog’, with pay bar, live music, and the opportunity to pit your flying ability against fellow pilots.
Pre-Booking essential (using the online Registration Form) – £55 per person.
Please note: A £25 deposit per person for the Gala Dinner must be paid for by Tuesday 20th August. Payment details will be provided once you submit your Advance Registration Form, with the balance payable on arrival.

09:00-19:30 – Fly-in Registration
Location – Airfield
Our Welcome Team will be on hand until the last arrival to assist you with every aspect of the Fly-in.
Please note there will be a free shuttle to your hotel and other accommodation.

19:00 until Late – Gala Dinner and Prize Giving
Location: Island Hall, St Annes
Three-course dinner provided by the ‘Blonde Hedgehog’, with pay bar, live music, and the opportunity to pit your flying ability against fellow pilots.
Pre-Booking essential (using the online Registration Form) – £55 per person.
Please note: A £25 deposit per person for the Gala Dinner must be paid for by Tuesday 20th August. Payment details will be provided once you submit your Advance Registration Form, with the balance payable on arrival.

09:00-19:30 – Flight Planning and Help Desk
Location – Airfield
Our Welcome Team will be on hand until the last departure to assist you with your flight planning.
Please note there is a free shuttle bus from hotels and other accommodation. Call 07711 142858 to book.

Other things to see and do:

For information on other places to go and things to do during your visit here is no better place than the the Visit Alderney website which contains information on everything there is for visitors to see and do here in Alderney.

When in Alderney, you can also visit the Island’s Visitor Information Centre.
Location – Victoria Street (01481 822333).
See the Visit Alderney website for opening times and other information.

11:00-13:00 – Saturday 7th September
Alderney is home to one of the finest examples of small Roman Fort in the United Kingdom, while the Odeon was a naval fire direction tower, built during the German occupation of the Island. The tour guide, Nigel Clark, will provide a fascinating insight into two distinct periods of the Island’s heritage. See the Visit Alderney website for more information.
Pre-Booking advised (using the online Registration Form) – £9 per person.
For more information contact Nigel Clark on 07815 746623
Please note it is advisable to wear stout shoes or boots as a certain amount of walking is involved.

13:30 and 15:00 – Saturday 7th September
Alderney has one of the most unique coastlines of any British Isles, crammed with seabirds including the much loved Puffin and more than 1% of the world’s Northern Gannet population. This amazing diversity of marine life, coupled with strong tides and the dramatic backdrop of Alderney’s coastline makes this a favourite with Fly-in visitors.
Pre-book (using the online Registration Form) to reserve a place – £30 per person.
For more information, contact the AWT on 01481822935 or by email (admin@alderneywildlife.org)
Meet outside the Alderney Sailing Club 15 minutes before departure. Lifejackets provided.

10:00-12:00 – Sunday 8th September
Location – Alderney Tennis and Padel Centre
The Alderney Tennis and Padel centre are offering Fly-in visitors special Introductory and Intermediate Padel tennis clinics with a professional on Sunday 8th September. The clinic will be followed by a Mojito and nibbles reception in their Caribbean beach themed Club House.
Pre-book (using the online Registration Form) by Friday 30th August to reserve a place.
Contact the organisers on 07781 166442 for more information – £20 per player & £10 for non-players.
Note: The organisers will provide padel rackets and balls. Please bring sporting shoes and sports wear.

10:00-12:30 – Sunday 8th September
Location: Fort Albert
Enjoy clay pigeon shooting in the safety of one of the Island’s Victorian Forts, Fort Albert, courtesy of the Alderney Shooting Club.
Call or text Chris Reeves on 07911 723231 by Friday 30th August, latest, to reserve a place – £30 for experienced shooters (50 clays) and £15 for beginners (25 clays). Everything is included. Please pay the event organiser.
Note: Please be at the entrance to Fort Albert by 0945 as the gates are locked while shooting takes place.

Getting around:

Cycle & Surf
Location: Bottom of Victoria Street
Electric bikes are a great way to see the Island and, if you mention you’re in Alderney for the Fly-in, Cycle and Surf will give a discount.
Pre-booking advised.
Visit the Cycle & Surf website for more information or contact Andrew Kissick on 07781 154045.

Braye Hire Cars
If you would like to rent a car to explore the island Braye Hire Cars offers a friendly and efficient service. Call Mike Davis on 01481 823881 or email him (reservations@brayehirecars.co.uk) for more information.

Bill’s Taxis
Telephone: +44 (0) 7911 730303

A1 Taxis
Telephone: +44 (0) 1481 824182

Michelle’s Taxi
Telephone: +44 (0) 7781 137053

Meeting Point

Fly-in Meeting Point
Location: Victoria Street
If you are looking for a place in St Anne’s to meet up or enjoy a coffee and tasty snack with fellow pilots you will receive a warm welcome at PJ’s Café.
Call Jill Guille on 1481 823382 for more information.