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RAF Tsurington Aerodrome (ICAO: SLTS) is a small public airfield located in the 'Tsurington' region of southern Nautilus, immediately north-west of Nautilus City. The facility is a themed Post War Era Aerodrome designed exclusively for light propeller aircraft.

Landing Advisories

  • Non-Conventional runway material. Runway composed of sod grass turfs. Runway marked and Distance markers are lit.
  • Visual approach slope indicator or Tri-Coloured VASI in use Amber=Too High, Green=Correct Path, Red=Too Low.
  • Length 630ft X 52ft Width (192m X 16m) with additional 39ft (12m) clearance each side of marked runway.
  • Runway Elevation 131ft (40m) or 65ft (20m) above Sea level.
  • Runway Approach Bearing 280° @ 227m S-N, Take-off Bearing 10°
  • Designed exclusively for light propeller/piston engined aircraft to a maximum size similar to the DC-3 or C-47, Jet Aircraft Prohibited.

Background

RAF Tsurington Station Badge

RAF Tsurington

RAF Tsurington is a themed Post War Era Aerodrome designed exclusively for light prop aircraft. Although jets are not allowed at any time, helicopters may stop temporarily to refuel at the Aerodrome. It’s a good place to refuel or take a time out to relax on the observation terrace after sampling a cocktail in the Lemon Drop Martini Lounge Bar during your travels over south of Nautilus.

Originally designed with a criss-crossing layout (runway 09 for take-off and 27 for landing, with the shorter runway 11 / 29 only for emergency use), the airfield's runways were rebuilt in December 2014 with a new single 192m x 16m runway design. In addition, the airfield acquired a new terminal building with hangar spaces at the southern side of the facility.

Squadrons

  • 112 Squadron RAF ('The Shark Squadron')
    112 Squadron RAF Insignia alpha

    112 Squadron RAF 'The Shark Squadron'

  • HM Coastguard RAF Tsurington Division operated by gridnet™ Consortium

Official Resident Airlines

Operating from its main terminal you will find the airports residential airline operators who offer passengers a regular classic travel service across the continents adjoining Nautilus region. One of the main contracted operator services is the subsidiary company of gridnet™ airways known as YELLOW AIR TAXI who are offering a business style Air Taxi Shuttle service to any sized & accessible airport from RAF Tsurington Aerodrome, these airline operators listed below are the only official airlines currently offering a regular service from the airport.

Un-Official non-resident Airlines

The following list includes all non-scheduled services to and from Tsurington Aerodrome, as of June 2016. Other non-scheduled charter flights may be available on request. Please contact airlines for more information.

Facilities and services

Tsurington Aerodrome (by Sidd Studio)03:21

Tsurington Aerodrome (by Sidd Studio)

Pilots' facilities

General facilities

  • x20 rental hangars & tie-down spaces various sizes.
  • x4 rental Airline Desks.
  • HMCG Station Base operated by gridnet™ consortium.
  • SLCAP Substation Tsurington, operated by SL Civil Air Patrol
  • AIR Taxi Shuttle Service.
  • Residential Pilot Training School.
  • Mid-sized terminal building with:
    • Passenger Rooftop Viewing Gallery and Café.
    • Shops/vendors.
    • ATC tower building

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