York Rufforth East is located in Yorkshire, approximately 3 nautical miles west of York and next to York Rufforth West

Rufforth Radio (East)120.380
Rufforth Radio (West)129.980

Runway 23E 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 500 feet QFE

Overhead joins should be at 1000 feet QFE

All visiting aircraft/pilots must be capable of low steep turns as a left hand steep turn is required after departure from runway 23E to be clear of the runway 05E threshold

Aircraft must be capable of landing/taking off on 500 meters

Runway 10/28 is not available

Aircraft radio is mandatory

An Armco Barrier is present across the runway 23 threshold

Beware of the possible presence of farm traffic, which regularly use the access road at the threshold of runway 05

Who to Contact

Below is the order in which you should contact a controller




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