Yorkshire Helicopters

"A Helicopter is the most universal vehicle yet created by man"

- Igor Sikorsky

Based out of Walton Wood Airfield near Pontefract, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire Helicopters was founded for one simple reason; to provide a quality focussed training school in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Turning up to fly at a large international airport, or even a busy private airfield (although not particularly difficult) can be intimidating for a total novice. That’s why we believe our small and private airfield provides the most conducive environment for learning. 

You will find us just off the A1 near Pontefract. We work within the offices of Aero Maintenance Ltd who have been providing the highest tier in helicopter maintenance for almost 20 years. Our small and friendly setup allows us to conetrate on what is really important: providing quality helicopter pilot training.


Our opening hours are:

Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00pm

Our call lines are open Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

For urgent out of hours and weekend enquiries please email fly@yorkshirehelicopters.co.uk


How to find us:

From the North: Exit the A1 for Barnsley and Upton. Continue round to cross the A1 over the bridge. Turn Right at the T-junction and continue for 1.3 miles. We are on the left hand side.

From the South: Exit the A1 for Barnsley and Upton. Continue on the A639 for 1.3 miles and we are on the left hand side.

Look for a small red sign for ‘Walton Wood Airfield’.

Yorkshire Helicopters HQ

Walton Wood Airfield
Pontefract Road

T: 01977 325 222


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