Low flying

Normal range opening hours are Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Information on low flying can be found on GOV.UK.


Complains about low flying can be made direct to RAF Spadeadam:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 016977 49232

Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 5pm, and Friday, 8:30am to 4pm.

Drone Flying

Operators flying drones near any military airfield must ensure they are aware of the UK policy for their safe operation. The Drone Code forms part of the Civil Aviation Authority's advice and guidance to drone operators.

Night flying

Night flying takes place periodically throughout the year, usually for periods of up to one week at a time, however this may be extended if required.

Information about flying outside the normal hours is available on our Facebook page , and where scheduling allows, is notified to the local press.

Viewing area

RAF Spadeadam does not have a viewing area on the Station.

Get updates about flying

Flying outside normal operating times are notified on our Facebook page, and where time permits, is notified to the
local press.

Detailed flying schedules are not published due to security issues. Please do not request this information, as it will not be released.

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