Fife Airport - Airfield Information


Fife Airport (EGPJ) is an un-licensed airfield situated 2 nm west of Glenrothes (56 11" 00' N ; 003 13" 13' W), 399ft AMSL and has a 700m tarmac runway (06-24)

Pilots should PPR by telephone on 07770 775142 or 01592 753792. Alternatively, if there is no answer, you can phone the Tipsy Nipper Restaurant on 01592 610436

PPR is important, as parachuting takes place at the airfield as well as a significant amount of training activity

Circuit Procedures

  • All circuits are to the south of the airfield to avoid the high ground to the north
  • Circuit directions: 06 (Right-Hand); 24 (Left-Hand)
  • Overhead joins (2,000ft QFE) are advised when the circuit is busy - except on days when parachuting is taking place. In this instance, overhead joins are strongly discouraged
  • Pilots should be aware that a group of five wind turbines (270ft AGL to blade tip) are located approx 1.43nm west of the airfield boundary. Three more (360ft AGL to blade tip) are located approx 1.35nm south east of the airfield, just inside the normal circuit pattern. Extreme caution should be exercised before executing a low level bad weather circuit or any approach in less than good visibility
  • Parachuting takes place at weekends and occasionally on Fridays and Bank Holidays. Special procedures apply when parachuting is in operation (see Parachute Procedures)


Noise Abatement Procedures

  • Pilots should avoid flying over the town of Glenrothes and when taking off from Runway 06, turn right on reaching 300ft agl
  • Pilots should avoid flying over Kinglassie village and when taking off from Runway 24, should climb straight ahead until west of Kinglassie (past the cemetery), before turning left into the circuit
  • When operating Runway 06, pilots should extend the downwind leg to turn base leg to the west of Kinglassie village (past the cemetery)


Other Info

  • AVGAS 100LL is available (please ensure you ask for fuel when phoning for PPR to ensure fuel will be available)
  • The Tipsy Nipper Restaurant is available for meals, snacks, teas and coffees
  • The airport also offers hangarage space for long-term, or overnight stays. Outside parking is parking is also available. Please call the Tipsy Nipper Restaurant on 01592 610436 for more information


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