INFO

St Francis Airpark is a CAA licensed private airfield with a 1000m grass runway (with 200m overrun).
Visiting pilots are welcome, but prior permission, payment of a landing fee and a signed indemnity are required from visiting pilots before using the airfield.

Click here to view the documents needed

Position: S34.187735 E24.831904

Runway: 10/28 Category 1 grass length 1200 meters Elevation 130 feet ASL

The airfield has landing lights for night operations. The lights are controlled by a daylight switch and turn on automatically at sunset and turn off at sunrise.

Frequency: Only use PE Special Rules frequency 130.35

Fuel: There is no Avgas or Jet A1 available at the airfield. Mogas is available in the village 4 km away.
The nearest fuel is FAPE (Sheltham Aviation), Plettenberg Bay (when they have fuel available) or George.

Hangars: There are no hangars available to rent. All hangars are privately owned. The best way to try and
find a hangar to rent is by means of our the St Francis pilots Whattsapp group. Contact Barry on 083-6113333
if you wish to be added to the group.

Access: Visiting can pilots have their cell phones loaded into the GSM controller system to open the West gate.

Car Rental: The nearest car rental agency is Avis in Jeffreys Bay. For an extra charge they can drop off and collect vehicles at the airfield.

Accommodation: See the St Francis Bay section for accommodation. There is no accommodation on the airpark.

AREA

Aircraft operating regularly at the airfield include RV homebuilts, Kitfoxes, Jabiru’s, a Stearman, a variety of Piper, Cessna (including the twin Biz-jet Mustang) , Beechcraft and Kingairs (200’s and 1900’s) as well as Pilatus PC 12s and a selection of helicopters.

The NSRI, Working with Fire and the South African Air Force make use of our facility in emergencies and for training.

Hangars on the field are used for aircraft and ‘other toys’ storage only, no commercial activity is allowed on the field.

Rules

Click Here for Airpark Flying Rules for all local rules and regulations before using the airfield.

Airfield current status

Annual Fly-in 2020

There will be no formal annual fly-in this year for obvious reasons.
If any pilot or group of pilots wish to have an informal breakfast run or such, they are welcome.
No landing fees will be required for such visits.
Please make the arrangements with Barry Culligan 083 611 3333


7 February 2020


We have received our new airfield license from CAA valid from 1 February 2020 to 31 January 2021.
A copy can be downloaded by clicking here


Airfield information

St Francis Airpark is a CAA licensed private airfield with a 1000m grass runway (with 200m overrun). Visiting pilots are welcome, but prior permission, payment of a landing fee and a signed indemnity are required from visiting pilots before using the airfield.

The relevant forms can be downloaded by clicking here

Position: S34.187735 E24.831904
Runway: 10/28 Category 1 grass length 1200 meters Elevation 130 feet ASL
The airfield has landing lights for night operations. The lights are controlled by a daylight switch and turn on automatically at sunset and turn off at sunrise.
Frequency: Only use PE Special Rules frequency 130.35

Fuel: There is no Avgas or Jet A1 available at the airfield. Mogas is available in the village 4 km away.
The nearest fuel is FAPE (Sheltham Aviation), Plettenberg Bay (when they have fuel available) or George.

Hangars: There are no hangars available to rent. All hangars are privately owned. The best way to try and
find a hangar to rent is by means of our the St Francis pilots Whattsapp group. Contact Barry on 083-6113333
if you wish to be added to the group.

Access: Visiting can pilots have their cell phones loaded into the GSM controller system to open the West gate.

Car Rental: The nearest car rental agency is Avis in Jeffreys Bay. For an extra charge they can drop off and collect vehicles at the airfield.

Accommodation: See the St Francis Bay section for accommodation. There is no accommodation on the airpark.

Aircraft operating regularly at the airfield include RV homebuilts, Kitfoxes, Jabiru’s, a Stearman, a variety of Piper, Cessna (including the twin Biz-jet Mustang) , Beechcraft and Kingairs (200’s and 1900’s) as well as Pilatus PC 12s and a selection of helicopters.

The NSRI, Worjing with Fire and the South African Air Force make use of our facility in emergencies and for training.

Hangars on the field are used for aircraft and ‘other toys’ storage only, no commercial activity is allowed on the field.

Rules

Click here for all local rules and regulations before using the airfield.

Airfield current status

Annual Fly-in 2020

There will be no formal annual fly-in this year for obvious reasons.
If any pilot or group of pilots wish to have an informal breakfast run or such, they are welcome.
No landing fees will be required for such visits.
Please make the arrangements with Barry Culligan 083 611 3333


4 February 2020

We have received our new airfield license from CAA valid from 1 February 2020 to 31 January 2021.

A copy can be downloaded by clicking here