News

What Future For Dunsfold Aerodrome?

Wednesday, 02 March 2011

Dunsfold Aerodrome has been encouraging local residents to engage in Waverley Borough Council's current consultation on future development in the Borough, which is taking place this month.

Dunsfold Park Ltd was delighted on Wednesday 23rd February as Waverley Borough Council's Southern Area Planning Committee granted consent for a Solar Array on the aerodrome.

British Formula One drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button were on hand to unveil the new McLaren MP4-12C to the British press at Dunsfold Park yesterday (28th February 2011).

CPR Training a Breath of Fresh Air

Friday, 18 February 2011

On Wednesday 16th February staff at Dunsfold Park's Estate Office took up the offer of free Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training from on site medical providers, Lifecare Medics. The firm's new headquarters, with freshly renovated offices and teaching classrooms, were the location for the vital training which taught the team general medical assistance.

Jigsaw Unveils New School Building

Monday, 14 February 2011

Dunsfold Park Ltd was delighted to attend to the official opening of The Jigsaw CABASĀ® School's new building at Dunsfold Park on Friday 11th February, with guest of honour Phil Packer MBE cutting the ribbon and unveiling the commemorative plaque.

Fire Cuts Concern For Aerodrome

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Dunsfold Park Ltd raised concerns this week over planned fire service cuts which would leave the Aerodrome without any emergency daytime cover.

As runways across the country and Europe grind to a halt this Christmas as a result of snow and ice, Dunsfold Park’s investment in snow plough equipment has paid off! Where neighbouring airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, have struggled Dunsfold’s small aviation team has worked relentlessly to keep the aerodrome operating.
On Wednesday 17th November 2010, eight teenagers from the Surrey Care Trust STEPS Programme visited Dunsfold Park for a tour of the aerodrome and a chat with staff on the wide variety of activities and career opportunities available at the Park.

Military Snow Storm

Thursday, 02 December 2010
As the roads around Surrey grind to a halt as a result of heavy snowfall, pilots from RAF Odiham seized the opportunity the take to the skies in Chinooks and undergo winter training over Dunsfold Park. The helicopters provided an unexpected but very effective snow plough as they practiced manoeuvres over the runway at the Aerodrome.

Snow Measure on Dunsfold Park

Wednesday, 01 December 2010
We have had a number of enquires about what measures Dunsfold Park Limited will be putting in place to keep the roads on the Estate clear should the bad weather persist. Snow ploughs are on order but, unfortunately, these have yet to be delivered.  In the meantime, junctions on the Estate are being gritted.