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Sywell Aerodrome

Sywell Aerodrome
Airport information
Airport typePrivate
Owner/OperatorSywell Aerodrome Ltd.
ServesNorthampton, Wellingborough & Kettering
Elevation424 ft m (424 ft)

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Sywell Aerodrome is the local aerodrome serving Northampton, Wellingborough and Kettering as it is situated midway between these towns. The airport is located 5 NM northeast of Northampton and was originally opened in 1928 on the edge of Sywell village.

The aerodrome caters for private flying, flight training and corporate flights. There is one fixed-wing flying school, one microlight school and a helicopter school. In addition there is a 1930s Art Deco hotel with bar and restaurant facilities. Aviation related industries and businesses are also located at the aerodrome.

Northampton (Sywell) Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P496) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (Sywell Aerodrome Limited).

A viewing area is also available for use by aircraft spotters.

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