Pembrey West Wales International Airport (ICAO: EGFP) is located 6 NM (11 km; 6.9 mi) west northwest of Llanelli (9 NM (17 km; 10 mi) south of Carmarthen) in Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, in Wales. It is the home of numerous flying schools.
The airfield is situated within a designated danger area, the nearby Royal Air Force range. It is active during the daytime on weekdays. Pembrey Airport has a LOA Letter of Agreement with the Royal Air Force to operate commercial flights during their operational hours. Pembrey Airport has a CAA Ordinary License (Number P836) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorized by the licensee (Pembrey West Wales Airport Limited). Full Runway and Taxiway lighting to be installed later this year, APAPI lighting already in place on both Runway 22L and 04R. Pembrey Airport is currently undergoing its first runway extension from 805 m (2,641 ft) to 1,200 m (3,937 ft), the extension is currently asphalt and not recommended for official use, the final surface to the extension will be completed by the end of 2010/2011.
EGFP Pembrey West Wales International Airport operates 24/7 and provides fuelling facilities for the MOD, emergency services and civil commercial aircraft.
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