Welcome to Retford Gamston Airport
Since acquiring the airport in 1993, Gamston Aviation Limited has carried out a continuous programme of improvements to facilities. These comprise, complete runway resurfacing, improved taxiways, hard standing and tie-down areas. In addition, the amount of hangar space has more than doubled and a new elevated control tower and fire station constructed. Office facilities for rental, have also been added to accommodate complimentary on-site businesses.
These together with our new catering facility and efficient re-fuelling, provide a modern and attractive General Aviation terminal for the basing or stop-over for corporate or private aircraft.
As a winner of the AOPA “Aerodrome of the Year Award”, our philosophy is to bring the service and standards of major airports to general aviation, without delays or added costs.
Why Retford (Gamston) Airport
Retford (Gamston) Airport is ideally located for Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, with excellent road (being adjacent to the A1, M18) and rail links.
It is a high speed refuelling link for fixed wing and rotary aircraft including jets, turbo props and rotary aircraft, as well as being able to offer meeting facilities in our terminal building.
Probably the friendliest and most flexible GA facility in the UK, just the place to base your aircraft or for you to fly into with your family, clients and friends.
At Retford Gamston Airport we work hard to give our clients what they need. Click on the play button below to hear what our clients have to say about working with us.
The Apron Cafe – 2014 Holiday Closures31st Jan
To Our Valued Customers
Here at The Apron we are dedicated in our pursuit of consistent quality in everything we do: the service we provide, the comfortable environment and the food we serve….We’re passionate about the food and service!
It is our hope that a customer of ours would never have an experience which is a compromise.
We operate with a very small but skilled and dedicated team, and being adequately staffed at all times is crucial. To this end, and hopefully with your continued support, we feel the best way forward is to trial set holidays for our valued team.
We very much hope that in giving sufficient advance notice of these dates, we can minimise any inconvenience or disappointment.
For this year’s trial we propose the following dates:
Closed Monday 31st March - Re-open Wednesday 9th April
Closed Tuesday 26th August - Re-open Wednesday 10th September
Closed Monday 22nd December - Re-open Wednesday 7th January (2015)
(For visiting pilots there will be light refreshments available in the terminal building during our closures.)
Thank you for your understanding.
Kevin McDonald & Lee Stubbs
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