Fishburn Airfield

Welcome to Fishburn Airfield

The North East's premier GA Airfield located in the heart of County Durham near the village of Sedgefield.

Our Fishburn location is the ideal stopping off point for refuelling and refreshments at The Aviator Bistro.

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Fishburn Airfield
Fishburn Airfield
Fishburn Airfield
Fishburn Airfield

Pilot Information

Call Sign: Fishburn Radio: 118.280 (not always manned, use blind calls) Durham APP: 118.850
PPR Not required unless non radio.
  • ICAO: GB-0002
  • Coordinates: N54 41.30 W001 27.85
  • Elevation: 377ft AMSL
  • 2.2 nm NNW of Sedgefield, Co. Durham
  • 08/26, 790m long x 30m wide
  • Surface Grass, uphill slope on Runway 26
Circuit & Joining Instructions

Please avoid overflying the villages of Fishburn, Bishop Middleham & Trimdon.

  • All circuits to the North
  • Join left hand 1000 ft for Runway 08
  • Join right hand 1000 ft for Runway 26
  • No deadside and no overhead joins
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Avgas 100LL available at all times every day, dispensed from our newly installed self service card payment terminal.

  • Avgas 100LL
  • Automatic self service
  • Credit or debit card payment only

Excellent rates and a great place to stop for a bite to eat and a refuel.

  • Singles: £5
  • Twins: £10
  • Overnight Parking: £10
  • Overnight Camping: £10
  • Hangarage from £125 month inc. vat, call for availability
  • Outside Parking: £80 month, spaces available

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The Aviator Bistro

Open to the public, serving breakfast, coffee and cake and hot food all day plus fully licensed & available for private hire.

Breakfast: Served from 9am until 11:30am (Mon-Sat), Sundays served till 12pm.
Main Menu: Served from 11:30am until 4pm (Mon/Tue/Sun) and until 7pm (Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat)

(prices and menu subject to availability)
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An early morning feast
Traditional English Breakfast

Sausage, bacon, hash brown(V), mushroom(V), Beans(V), egg, grilled tomatoes(V). Served with a glass of fresh orange or apple juice.

Once again we've spent a lovely afternoon at the Aviator! Fantastic food, great quality cake (especially the polenta cake I'd highly recommend it) and superb service as always!


Nothing smells better than fresh coffee!
Our Coffee

Espresso, Flat White, Americano, Latte, Cappuccino, Doppio & Macchiato and more.

Lovely food, beautiful atmosphere! Loved the kids menu, lovely freshly made food! Will be coming back soon.


One slice or two?
Join us for a Cake

Join us for lunch or treat yourself to a slice of delicious homemade cake.

We came yesterday for breakfast and to see a few planes with my little boy! The breakfast was delicious and the coffee was delightful!!!


Always thinking, always cooking!
Our Specials

One of today's specials- The piri piri chicken flatbread...daily specials.

Such a lovely little place with amazing views and brilliant food/coffee and service!


A meaty feast
Our Burgers

All burgers (Classic Beef burger, Classic Cheese Burger, Bacon Cheese Burger, American Burger & Mexican Burger) are served in a toasted sesame seed bun with a side of fries and homemade slaw.

Well worth a visit, great coffee, delicious food, homemade cakes, great atmosphere and lovely staff....and there's a bar too. We had a lovely time watching the helicopter and planes taking off. A little gem for sure


Looking for a party venue?
Fully Licenced Bar

Enjoy a cold beer on the patio in the Summer.

We look forward to seeing you again and again