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Crosland Moor Airfield

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Airport type  Private
Location  Crosland Moor
Address  Huddersfield HD4 7EQ, UK
Serves  Huddersfield
Elevation AMSL  825 ft / 251 m
Elevation  251 m
Crosland Moor Airfield
Operator  Huddersfield Aviation Ltd.
Similar  Lockwood, Crosland Moor Communi, Castle Hill and Victoria T, Boultons Estate Agents, Lowdhams ‑ Huddersfi

Crosland moor airfield approach

Crosland Moor Airfield (ICAO: EGND) is a small privately owned airfield located 1.5 NM (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) south-west of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, in England. The airfield was established by Sir David Brown who owned a local business and flew a de Havilland Dove, registration G-ARDH. It is now run by former professional motorcycle road racer James Whitham.


Skyranger flight from crosland moor airfield

Technical information

  • Runway 07/25 is 750 m (2,461 ft) long, and is part asphalt, part grass. There is a 2.6% slope down runway 07 from the start of the asphalt.
  • Elevation: 825 ft (251 m)
  • Radio frequency: Huddersfield Radio 128.375 MHz
  • Incidents

  • 6 December 2008 - Piper Cherokee aborts take-off after failing to reach required airspeed due to the pilot inadvertently leaving the carburettor heat on and overruns the runway. One person suffers minor injuries and the aircraft is significantly damaged.
  • 1 September 1996 - WAR Hawker Sea Fury replica crashed 250 m (820 ft) south of the runway 07 threshold shortly after take-off killing the 69-year-old pilot, the only person on board.
  • May 1988 - Microlight crashes after misjudging landing when there was a sudden change of wind direction. It landed in a field near the runway, killing the pilot.
  • References

    Crosland Moor Airfield Wikipedia

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