Entrance to airfield and racing circuit, 2009
|Operator||Western Air (Thruxton) Ltd|
|Elevation AMSL||319 ft / 97 m|
Thruxton Aerodrome( ICAO : EGHO) is located in Thruxton, 4.5 NM (8.3 km; 5.2 mi) west of Andover, in Hampshire, England.
The airfield was opened in 1942 as RAF Thruxton. Postwar, it was reopened by the Wiltshire School of Flying in 1947,and private and club flying operations continue to the present time.
Thruxton Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P544) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee, Western Air (Thruxton) Limited.
Motorbike racing began on a track using the runways and perimeter roads in 1950. Thruxton Circuit, which follows the line of the perimeter road, has been used for motorbike and car racing since 1968.
Many air cadets were trained here on Flying Scholarships and gained their PPLs. The training was carried out by the Wiltshire School of Flying on DH.82 Tiger Moth and Jackaroo aircraft[ citation needed ].
Fairoaks Airport is an operational general aviation airport by the A319 between Chobham and Ottershaw in Surrey, England. It is 2 NM north of the major town of Woking and for passengers is 2.8 miles (4.5 km) from Junction 11 of the M25 motorway which is between the M3 and A3 junctions.
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Nottingham Airport, also known as Nottingham City Airport, is located in Tollerton, Nottinghamshire, England. It is situated 3 nautical miles south east of Nottingham City Centre, and signposted on the A52 at Trent Bridge and on the A606—this makes it one of the closest airports to a city centre in the UK. The aerodrome is equipped for private aviation, business aviation and flight instruction.
Stapleford Aerodrome is an operational general aviation aerodrome in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England, near the village of Abridge. It is about 3.4 nautical miles south of North Weald Airfield and 4.5 NM north of Romford. The airfield is just within the M25, close to the junction with the M11.
Thruxton Motorsport Centre is a motor-racing circuit located near the village of Thruxton in Hampshire, England which hosts motorsport events including British Touring Cars and Formula 3 racing. It is often referred to as the "Fastest Circuit in the UK" where drivers can reach speeds of over 300 km/h (190 mph) and has earnt the reputation of being a true driver's track. To illustrate this, Damon Hill drove his Williams Formula One car around the circuit at an average speed of 147 mph in 1993.
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