Plan your visit

The National Aerospace Library, located in Farnborough, UK is situated on the ground floor of The Hub in Farnborough Business Park.

The Library is open Tuesday to Friday, 10.00 - 16.00 and a qualified librarian with expert knowledge is always available to consult during these hours.

Contact Us

The National Aerospace Library
The Hub 
Fowler Avenue 
Farnborough Business Park
Hampshire GU14 7JP

T: +44 (0)1252 701038 or +44 (0)1252 701060

How to reach us

By Car

The National Aerospace Library is 15 minutes from junction 12 of the M25. If you are using satellite navigation, please use the postcode GU14 7DL. Short-term visitors can park in the Hub visitor bays outside the main hub buildings. Just follow the signs to the National Aerospace Library. If you need to park for more than four hours, you will need to park our space behind the library on O’Gorman Avenue. Parking permits can be allocated on arrival. PLEASE NOTE: There is no access to the library from North Gate Road.

By public transport

We are a twenty minute walk or a short taxi ride away from Farnborough Main Station, which is 40 minutes by train from London Waterloo station. There is a courtesy bus running between the station and the Hub at 09.47, lunchtimes and at 16.06.

By air

Business aircraft can land at near-by Tag Farnborough Airport. Contact Tag for more information.

Group Visits

We welcome visits from groups, clubs, societies, schools, colleges and universities. Our normal tour lasts 90 minutes and includes a presentation and time to browse the collection. Contact us for more information or to arrange a visit.

The NAL does not charge for visits, however a donation towards our adopt a book scheme is always welcome.

If you wanted to extend your visit to Farnborough, you can also book a tour of the FAST Museum. They can accommodate groups by prior arrangement on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, contact the Museum directly.