Parachute jumps at Shotton Airfield cancelled following heavy snow

All parachute and ground training at Shotton Airfield has been cancelled due to this week's heavy snow.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 03 March, 2018, 09:03
The scene at Shotton Airfield this morning.

A post on the site's Facebook page says that bosses hope to re-open the airfield's office by the middle of next week.

The post read:" To confirm Shotton Airfield is closed with all parachuting and ground training at the Peterlee DZ postponed until next Wed, March 7.

Planes in the hanger at Shotton Airfield.

"Shotton Airfield currently only accessible by foot.

"We hope to re-open the Airfield Office early next week.

"In interim we can be contacted by email(s) ShottonAirfield@aol.com for Airfield Matters and for parachuting at info@skydiveacademy.org.uk

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The scene at Shotton Airfield this morning.
The scene at Shotton Airfield this morning.
Planes in the hanger at Shotton Airfield.
The scene at Shotton Airfield this morning.
The scene at Shotton Airfield this morning.