UK Border Force

We adhere to the border force and cusoms rules which can be viewed here

UK Customers

Details on UK Customs can be viewed here

Charges and Fees

The following charges are applicable, for further details please contact the Airport Manager Tel +44 (0)1777 838521 Ext.5 or click here to email us

Aircraft Weight *


(Excludes VAT)


(Excludes VAT)


(Excludes VAT)

Short Term per night

(Excludes VAT)

Short Term Hangarage per night

(Excludes VAT)


Fee **

(Excludes VAT)








0 - 1499 kg






Price on Request £12.50 £25.00 £12.50

Small - Medium

1500 - 3099 kg

£1459.00 £498.33 £747.50 £249.17 Price on Request £37.50 £50.00

£37.50 (Fixed Wing)

£25.00 (Rota Wing)


3100 - 5599 kg

£2980.00 £993.33 £1490.00 £249.17 Price on Request


£150 £100.00

Medium - Large

5600 - 8999 kg

£3690.00 £1230.00 Price on Request £50.00 £200.00 £150.00


9000 - 12500 kg

Price On Request


* Small = C152, PA28, R22   Small - Medium =PA34, C421, PA32,   Medium = C510   Med - Large = BE90, BE200, C525

** Aircraft that are hangered are exempt from landing fees


We know that refueling your aircraft can be a frustrating, time consuming experience at most airport facilities. We take pride in a quick, efficient turnaround service bringing the fuel bowser to your aircraft.

You will find our prices for Avgas and Jet A1 are competitive and our staff professional and well trained.

Our efficient service enables us to attract a variety of customers including, utility companies, air ambulance, military as well as Private and Commercial Aircraft Operators.

Sadly we do not currently support rotors running refuelling of helicopters at present, we can nevertheless provide fast turnarounds.

For further information please contact the Ramp team on  +44 (0)1777 838521 Ext.2  or Airport Manager Tel +44 (0)1777 838521 Ext.5  or click here to email us

Fire and Safety

As you would expect of a high quality licensed airport operator, we take fire and safety extremely seriously, constantly monitoring our operating standards and the competence of our team.

Retford (Gamston) Airport is fully licenced and complies to CAP 699 Standards for the competence of Rescue and Fire Fighting Service regulations.

We provide CAT 1 permanently and CAT 2 on request, plus we can provide fire cover for CAT 3 aircraft on CAT 2 remission.

For further details please contact the Airport Manager Tel +44 (0)1777 838521 Ext.5 or click here to email us.

Aircraft Maintenance

On site aircraft maintenance can be provided by DEA Ltd for fixed wing aircraft by arrangement.  DEA is a UK CAA approved Part 145 and Part M subpart G organisation, with the capability to maintain and manage the airworthiness of light aircraft and business jets up to 5700kg. They also have an FAA A&P IA on staff to certify FAA registered aircraft.

For further details on how DEA can assist you, please contact the Head of Engineering +44 (0)1777 838731 or   

Handling Services

We are sure you will be delighted with the warm welcome and the level of service we provide. All flight crew and their passengers services are handled by on site agents, Contrail Flight Service Ltd.

Contrail’s flight handling services include flight planning, met-briefing, catering, hotel booking, taxi and car hire.

Contrail also manage all arrangements for UK Border Control as well as Special Branch clearances.

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