Barton Aerodrome Fly-In Announced for May


The Friends of Barton Aerodrome have announced a fly-in is to be held in May.


According to their information:

The Friends of Barton Aerodrome (FoBA) are holding a Fly-in over the weekend of 18th/19th May. 

All types of General Aviation aircraft are welcomed.
There are no landing fees for aircraft flying in to this event.
Prior Permission is Required (PPR) contact 0161 789 1362 or visit
Pilots wishing to do so can camp under their wing over the Saturday/Sunday night – please let us know if you plan to do this when booking PPR.

Refreshments are available on site including Saturday evening and Sunday morning.
Hotels are less than 2 miles away as indeed is the Intu Trafford Centre.
During the day FoBA will be carrying out short tours of this historical Airport.
FoBA “Plus” members with current membership card and hi-viz vest will be allowed airside to photograph the visiting aircraft.

Have you flown into Barton before? This is the general aviation field for Manchester and the surrounding areas, and is a great hub of general aviation activity in the North West UK.

[Read Our Review of Barton Airfield]



Matt Falcus is a private pilot and aviation writer. He has been flying since 2006, taking the opportunity whenever the British weather allows to explore the local area and other airfields. He is author of a number of aviation books.

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