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Helicopter Investor London 2020

UAS Operations | - 02/19/2020
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Helicopter Investor London 2020: All aspects of the helicopter market will be up for discussion at Helicopter Investor London 2020 next week. The future of leasing, finance, transactions, and operations will be grappled by more than 300 international c-suite executives and key stakeholders representing operators, OEMs, leasing companies, and investors. The event runs from February 25-26 at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington. Click here for more information.

Operational Information UK

  • No overflight or landing permits are required for private flights, although this is not applicable for aircraft dispatched using special ferry permit/permit to fly/temporary airworthiness certificate/carry dangerous goods or HAZMAT
  • Landing permits are required for non-scheduled flights
  • Non-scheduled flights generally do not require UK overflight permits

London Stansted Airport

  • IATA: STN
  • ICAO: EGSS
  • Coordinates: N 51° 53.1′ E 00° 14.1′ Mag Var: 3.3°W
  • Elevation: 348′
  • Fuel: Jet A-1
  • Location: 55 mins from central London
  • Airport slots are mandatory for inbound and outbound aircraft operations
  • There are generally no airport operating restrictions although night operations require advanced planning to ensure the sufficient manpower/resources/Fire CAT upgrades are in place 

Services

  • Several dedicated FBOs offer excellent services for non-scheduled operators that can also handle wide-body aircraft, cargo operations, and military operations
  • Excellent catering options available, including Halal certified vendors
  • Excellent crew hotel options in nearby Cambridge city (approximately 30 minutes’ drive)
  • Airport area hotels are 3 or 4-star only – enough for short stays but for extended visits, it is worth considering crew bookings in Cambridge or London city 

Luton Airport

  • IATA: LTN
  • ICAO: EGGW
  • Coordinates: N 51° 52.5′ W 00° 22.1′
  • Mag Var: 3.6°W
  • Elevation: 526′
  • Fuel: Jet A-1
  • Location: 55 mins from central London
  • Airport slots are mandatory for inbound and outbound aircraft operations
  • Overnight and long-term parking is often problematic due to apron congestion

Services

  • Several dedicated FBOs with excellent facilities for general aviation and business aviation profiles
  • Excellent catering options available, including Halal certified vendors
  • Airport area hotels are 3 or 4-star only – enough for short stays but for extended visits, it is worth considering booking in London city

Transport

  • Luton Airport is located approximately 32 miles from Central London
  • Taxis and rental cars are widely available
  • Bus services to central London run continuously and take approximately 50 minutes
  • The National Express runs frequent coach services between Luton and London 24/7 with four departures an hour during the day
  • There are two routes which both pick up at the major rail and Underground stations

London Biggin Hill

  • IATA: BQH
  • ICAO: EGKB
  • Coordinates: 51.3320° N, 0.0291° E
  • Elevation: ‎599 ft / 183 m
  • Magnetic variation:  0° West

 Operational Information 

  • No runway slots are required
  • The airport can accommodate maintenance and hangarage for the majority of business jets
  • As a port of entry, it has full border control facilities during all opening hours
  • Excellent fuel service is available with a new self-refuel facility
  • Two full-service FBOs are available to cater for all types of requirements

For support with your flight operations to London, contact UAS

UAS can arrange a dedicated UAS Supervisor upon request to handle client operations at both airports.

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