Pilot Info

AVGAS 100LL Now Available at Alderney Airport

Thanks to the efforts of Phil Domaille at his team at Fuel Supplies CI Limited (Rubis) AVGAS 100LL is now available at Alderney Airport (EGJA). Any aircraft requiring fuel can request it on arrival, via ATC, or contact our local refuelers, Richard and Dave, on on 01481 824666.

COVID-19 Update

From the 4th of October 2021 the regulations for people visiting Alderney and Guernsey have been eased and are now dependent on where people have spent the 10 days prior to their arrival in the Bailiwick.

Travel Tracker
Currently, everyone entering the Bailiwick of Guernsey (Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark) is required to create an online ‘Travel Tracker’ account. For more informations see the States of Guernsey Travel Tracker webpage.

Arrivals from the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man and Jersey
Visitors from the Common Travel Area (CTA) and will all be designated ‘Blue Channel’ whether or not they have been vaccinated. In addition to creating a ‘Travel Tracker’ account, arrivals from the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man and Jersey are required to purchase a pack of five COVID lateral flow tests in advance of their arrival (via their travel-tracker account). On arrival in the Bailiwick they will be handed the pack of lateral flow tests and be free to go. However, they are expected to self-test on arrival, and every second day thereafter. They will only be required to self-isolate should one of the tests prove positive.

Arrivals from the rest of the world
test via their travel-tracker account, which will be administered on arrival. If they are fully vaccinated (two doses and at least two weeks has passed since the second dose) they will not be required to self-isolate while waiting for the result of the PCR test.

Arrivals from EU who are unvaccinated together with arrivals from UK red list countries should visit the States of Guernsey COVID-19 website for up to date information.

Channel Island Airspace
VFR Flight Planning Guide here

Alderney Airport

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.

Visiting pilots are requested to visit the Flight Clearance Office on arrival (adjacent to the Fire Station) to pay fees. A self-briefing unit is also available in the Flight Clearance Office, with a direct fax links to both Alderney and Guernsey ATC. Free wifi is available in the terminal. Hangar space is limited, especially during the summer months. Tie downs however, are normally available.

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 Information here.

Weather
CI TAFs here
CI METARS here
Jersey Met Aviation Forecast here
CI aviation forecaster +44 0905 8077777 (Premium rates apply)
Alderney Met +44 1481 822851

Airport Contacts
ATC:
+44 1481 822851
Flight Clearance:
+44 1481 822551


Summer Opening Hours (April – September)
Monday – Thursday
07:40 to 18:30 local time (UTC +1) 
Friday – Sunday 
07:45 to 19:30 local time (UTC +1)

Winter Opening Hours (October – March):
07:40 to 18:30 UTC