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Pilot Briefing (GA) | Airfield Users | Refuelling | Air Traffic Control | Airfield Operations | Runway 08/26 | Fire Service | Corporate Aviation

Pilot Briefing (GA)

General Aviation (GA) Pilot Briefing is situated Exeter Corporate Aviation (08:00-19:00). At other times please attend Air Traffic Control adjacent to the Main Terminal Building.
tel: 01392 354 915

The NATS Aeronautical Information Service website posts notices relating to safety, navigation, technical, administrative and  legal matters. eg:

  • Exeter Aerodrome - Textual Data
  • Aerodrome Chart
  • Aircraft Parking/Docking Chart
  • ATC Surveillance Minimum Altitude Chart

Private Pilot Opening Hours (local)
Summer (BST) Mon-Fri: 08.00-20.00 | Sat: 08.00-19.00 | Sun: 09.00-20.00
Winter (GMT) Mon-Fri: 08.00-19.00 | Sat: 08.00-17.00 | Sun: 09.00-17.00

Please see Managing the Impact of Aircraft Noise and other items on the Environmental page.

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Airfield Users

Based pilots should also be aware of the information within Exeter Airport's Aerodrome Manual and Important Airfield Information (IAI) posted on Airfield Users Information (Based Users Only - Request Password).

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The refuelling section supply AVTUR and AVGAS fuel. "Into plane" facilities are provided using a fleet of refuelling vehicles.
Private Pilot Refuelling Hours (local) Summer (BST)
Mon-Fri: 08.00-19.00 | Sat: 08.00-18.00 | Sun: 09.00-19.00 

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Air Traffic Control

Radar provides primary and secondary movement data. Aircraft on the Approach & Departure paths and aircraft flying on Circuits are monitored. Lower Airspace Radar Services (LARS) are also provided to overflying aircraft on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority. The Visual Control Room oversees airfield movements.

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Airfield Operations

Aircraft marshalling, baggage handling, steps, ambulift, push-back services, aircraft cleaning, catering services and other apron activity is coordinated by Airfield Operations. Noise related incidents are monitored and answers to frequently asked questions can be found in the Environmental section.

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Runway 08/26

2,076 metres (6811 ft) x 46 metres (150 ft)  Asphalt
Exeter EGTE
5044N 0325W
Approach bars and runway lighting
Aerodrome Elevation: 100 feet
Navigational Aids: ILS, Radar, DRDF, NDB, DME (36x)

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Airport Fire Service

The fire department is CAA certified provides a service to Category 6 with upgrades of above on request.

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Corporate Aviation

Exeter Corporate Aviation (ECA) offers a range of services for private executive aircraft.