Longside airfield is located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, 2.5 nautical miles west of Peterhead

Longside Radio118.280
Aberdeen Radar119.055
Aberdeen Off-shore134.100

Runway 28 is the preferential runway when there is a tailwind component of 5 knots or less and the runway is dry

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Circuits operate to the south of the airfield at a height of 1000 feet QFE

Pilots shoul avoid overflying Tortorston or other residential buildings/areas

After departure from runway 10, turn right routing easterly when safe to do so

Pilots should arrange for their plight path to approach from the south at 1500 feet, Aberdeen QNH. Once overhead the airfield, descend north onto the deadside

Intense helicopter operations occur down to height 500 feet QFE

Radio communication is essential due to these helicopter operations

The St Fergus Gas Terminal restricted area is located 5 nautical miles to the north

A mobile crane operates unpredictably along the approach to runway 10

Who to Contact

Below is the order in which you should contact a controller




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