Shoreham Airport Visitor Centre

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Key Facts

Location:
Brighton Airport, Shoreham, West Sussex
SatNav: Region:
BN43 5FF South East
Country:
United Kingdom
Admission:
Public
Category: Only Aviation:
General Yes
Aircraft Exhibits: Status:
circa. 3 Open

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What’s Here

Not to be confused with the Kent airfield of the same name, the Visitor Centre in the terminal building here houses a number of well presented displays portraying the 95 year history of this well known airfield. The Transair Pilot Shop can also be visited at this airfield, and has Tornado P03 XX947 as a Gate Guardian. In November 2012 the airfield was renamed ‘Brighton Airport’ to give publicity to a new airline route which was soon suspended.

Directions

In the Visitor Centre at Brighton Airport, Shoreham, west of the River Adur, south of the A27. Signposted.

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Visiting

Opening Hours:

Open daily 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, 1st April to 30th September; 10.00 am to 3.00 pm, 1st October to 31st March. Guided tours are organised on a regular basis – booking essential. (There is a small charge for guided tours).

Admission:

Admission free to the Visitor Centre, but donations are appreciated.

Amenities:

No information.

List of Aircraft Exhibits

Displayed I.D. Aircraft Type Real Identity Condition Status
ASR EoN AP8 Baby G-ALRU Complete Displayed
Mignet HM.14 Flying Flea BAPC.277 Complete Displayed
Piffard Humming Bird BAPC.300 Reproduction Displayed

Harrier GR.3 XZ995 was been put into storage at Lowestoft. Herald cockpit G-ASVO has moved to Perth. Grasshopper TX.1 WZ820 has moved to Sywell.

More Information

Shoreham Airport Visitor Centre, Cecil Pashley Way, Shoreham Airport, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 5FF. Tel: 01273 441061. Website: Shoreham Airport Visitor Centre

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