News

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.

Harrier Display Team Take Two!

Thursday, 18 November 2010

Bad weather on Tuesday (16th November) meant the Harrier Display Team were unable to land and demonstrate the incredible flying power of the jets. Undeterred the team tried again today (Thursday 18th November) and thrilled crowds with a memorable and moving display.

Dunsfold Park was delighted to welcome the Harrier back to the Aerodrome on Tuesday 16th November in celebration of the aircraft’s first vertical flight which took place here 50 years ago on 19th November 1960.
As wreaths were laid at the Dunsfold Aerodrome Memorial plaque, staff paid their respects and observed the two minute silence in commemoration of Armistice Day.
Dunsfold Park tenant, RE Hydrogen Ltd (REH), is the latest among a group of enterprising green businesses on the Park to gain recognition for their innovative new technology.
Dunsfold Park Ltd was delighted to welcome students at The Jigsaw CABAS® School to Holdhurst Farm today (Wednesday 20th October) to hand pick a ripe and ready selection of pumpkins for a topical Halloween themed ‘enterprise initiative’.
Dunsfold Park Ltd. was delighted by Monday night’s (18th October 2010) unanimous decision by Waverley Councillor’s to grant planning consent for the proposed extension of the Surrey Air Ambulance operating hours to include night flights.