Eshott Airfield

Eshott Airfield is an old wartime airfield in Northumberland, England, 20 miles (32 km) north of Newcastle, and midway between Morpeth and Alnwick. It is also known as Bockenfield Aerodrome.

Eshott Airfield is home to two flying schools, Purple Aviation and Northumbria Microlights.

Purple Aviation operates two Evektor Eurostar EV-97 aircraft powered by a Rotax 912 engine along with one flexi-wing, the Pegasus Quik GT450. And talks have commenced upon the purchase of another aircraft.

Northumbria Microlights operates a Medway SLA-80, the only SLA-80 aircraft used in flight training in the British Isles.

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... Eshott is now used by recreational microlights and small, light aircraft ... The airfield is now the home of over 40 aircraft and has a clubhouse building, parking, and three hangar blocks ...