Welcome to Gloster Aerodrome
Located in beautiful southern Austin County – Here We Really Do Fly!
Gloster Aerodrome, is a
Houston area premier sport pilots airfield less than an hour’s drive
west on I-10 from downtown Houston. Gloster Aerodrome’s philosophy
is to provide a safe and friendly environment for all levels of
flying activities for sport aviation.
Located in the beautiful Brazos river
valley of southern Austin County, the field is based on the old
English aerodrome style featuring Nissen style hangers 40’ X 40’ and
60’ X 60’ in dimension. The hangers are designed with the sport
pilot in mind, suitable for kit aircraft construction and multiple
aircraft per hanger. Perfect for homebuilt aircraft of all models,
aerobatic and production-built aircraft under 6,000lbs. Sport pilots
are able to modify their hanger space to suit and share hanger space
and split hanger rental fees, as desired.
- A fuel depot for 100LL is central to all runways.
- Runway 25-07, 2400 feet in length and is 150 feet wide.
- Runway 27-09, 2200 feet in length and is 100 feet wide.
- Runway 20-02, 3300 feet in length and is 70 feet wide.
- Guest accommodations in onsite cabins (current) or RV hook-ups (Fall 2013).
The runway environment,
surrounded by old-growth forest on the east side is meticulously
manicured. Gloster Aerodrome is located in uncontrolled
G and E airspace. Just less than a mile from the Brazos river,
flying from Gloster Aerodrome offers some of the most beautiful
experiences for sport flying in all of southeast Texas.
Gloster Aerodrome, 4695 Gloster Lane, Sealy, TX 77474
Phone 979 885 6193
Gloster School of Special Flying
Gloster School of Special Flying introduces students, of all skill levels, to critical stick and rudder skills; tail wheel flying designed to teach confidence in crosswind takeoffs and landings; approach and landings over a 50 foot obstacles; unusual flight attitudes; survival flying in critical emergency situations and short field takeoffs and landings. During this course a tailwheel endorsement can be obtained and a flight review completed, if desired.
We also offer basic flight training in light sport and private pilot categories in tailwheel and tricycle gear aircraft.
Additional Flight Training and Flying Experiences Available at Gloster Aerodrome
Gloster Aerodrome is home to the following additional flying activities: