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Cotswold Airport, Your Gateway to the English Countryside

Cotswold Airport is a charming general aviation airport located in the heart of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England. We offer a warm welcome to all pilots and passengers, whether you're just stopping for a quick refuel or planning to stay a while and explore the beautiful surrounding area.

Cotswold Airport is the largest private business aviation airport in the UK's South West, with the longest runways and new RNP Instrument Approaches. It has easy links to the major road and rail networks.

Cotswold Airport is home to a growing General Aviation community, from flying schools to private aviators, we aim to deliver an unparalleled experience. We have a large, newly resurfaced hard runway and an immaculate grass strip for you to land on, along with our AV8 Café & Restaurant for refuelling of a different kind.

Why Choose Cotswold Airport?

There are many reasons why general aviation enthusiasts choose Cotswolds Airport as their preferred destination - not just our AV8 Cafe & Restaurant:

  • Convenient location: We are just a short flight from major cities like London, Birmingham, and Bristol, making us an ideal destination for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation.
  • Friendly atmosphere: Our team is passionate about aviation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and helpful experience for all our visitors.
  • Beautiful surroundings: The Cotswolds is a world-renowned area of outstanding natural beauty, with rolling hills, picturesque villages, and stunning scenery.
  • Excellent facilities: We offer a range of facilities for general aviation aircraft, including a runway, fuel services, hangarage, and aircraft maintenance.
  • Affordable prices: We offer competitive prices for landing fees & fuel making Cotswolds Airport an accessible option for all budgets.
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What to Do in the Cotswolds

Once you've landed at Cotswolds Airport, there are endless possibilities for things to do in the surrounding area. Here are just a few ideas:

  • Explore the charming villages: The Cotswolds is home to hundreds of beautiful villages, each with its own unique character. Some of our favorites include Bourton-on-the-Water, Castle Combe, and Bibury.
  • Visit the historic houses and gardens: The Cotswolds is also home to many historic houses and gardens, such as Blenheim Palace, Hidcote Manor, and Kiftsgate Court Gardens.
  • Go for a walk or hike: The Cotswolds is a great place to get some exercise and enjoy the fresh air. There are many walks and hikes to choose from, ranging from gentle strolls to challenging climbs.
  • Sample the local food and drink: The Cotswolds is known for its delicious food and drink. Be sure to try some of the local cheese, cider, and beer.

Come and See for Yourself!

 Please contact the team on 01285 771 177 or at for any further information or assistance. 

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