Top 10 Private Jet Airports in the UK
The UK is home to numerous private jet airports and exclusive terminals. Whether you or your clients priority is finding the nearest airport to their end destination or the most aesthetic and luxurious amenities in the VIP lounge, the UK has an airport just for you.
Located to the southwest of London, Farnborough Airport is designed exclusively for the use of business aviation. It is the most contemporary and highly efficient business aviation airport in Europe. With an on-site hotel, state-of-the-art terminal buildings and aircraft hangars.
Where is it? 35 miles from Central London
What is the call sign? FAB | EGLF
How many FBO's are there? 1 - TAG Aviation
What are the opening hours? 07:00-22:00 weekdays | 08:00 - 20:00 weekends
How long is the runway? 8,005 feet
London Biggin Hill Airport
Located in the London Borough of Bromley, Biggin Hill is the idea airport for business travellers both in and out of London. As a dedicated business aviation airport, Biggin Hill is a favourite for many travellers due to it's peaceful location and luxurious facilities on offer from both FBO's. Although only a short drive into London, travellers can opt to take a helicopter transfer to London Battersea Heliport, cutting the journey time down to only ten minutes.
Where is it? 14 miles from Central London
What is the call sign? BQH | EGKB
How many FBO's are there? 2 - BHA Executive Handling and Signature Flight Support
What are the opening hours? 06:30-22:00 weekdays | 09:00 - 20:00 weekends
How long are the runways? 5,971 feet and 2,585 feet
London Luton Airport
Although the fifth largest airport in London and a hub for many of the low-cost airlines, the facilities on site for passengers travelling by private jet are some of the best in the country, if not Europe. Signature have recently opened their new private terminal which is considered to be one of the busiest FBO's outside of America, with over 13,000 aircraft movements every year.
Where is it? 30 miles from Central London
What is the call sign? LTN | EGGW
How many FBO's are there? 3 - Harrods Aviation, Signature Flight Support Terminal 1 and Signature Flight Support Terminal 2
What are the opening hours? 24 hours a day
How long is the runway? 7,087 feet
Exeter International Airport
Ideal for those travelling into the city centre or to the countryside, Exeter Airport's dedicated FBO, XLR Executive Jet Centre, stands within its own jet centre away from the busy main terminal building. The terminal has a dedicated VIP lounge, Wi-Fi, along with various crew facilities and staff to assist with ground handling arrangements.
Where is it? 4 miles from Exeter City Centre
What is the call sign? EXT | EGTE
How many FBO's are there? 1 - XLR Executive Jet Centres
What are the opening hours? 24 Hours a day
How long is the runway? 6,811 feet
London Oxford Airport
Located conveniently between London and The Midlands, the airport is only a short journey into the city centre. London can be accessed by the M40 which is thought to be the quickest and least congested route into the city. The Oxfordjet FBO, opened in 2008, features a private lounge bar with panoramic views of the airfield.
Where is it? 60 miles from Central London
What is the call sign? OXF | EGTK
How many FBO's are there? 1 - Oxford Jet
What are the opening hours? 06:30-22:30 weekdays | 06:30 - 22:30 weekends
How long is the runway? 5,095 feet
The gateway to the Scottish Highlands, Inverness is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the UK. The third busiest airport in Scotland and two on-site FBO's, both capable to operate private charter flights, Inverness is a convenient hub for both commercial and private jet passengers.
Where is it? 8 miles from Inverness City Centre
What is the call sign? INV | EGPE
How many FBO's are there? 2 - Whiskey Bravo Air and Signature Flight Support
What are the opening hours? 05:00-22:00 weekdays | 05:00 - 22:00 weekends
How long are the runways? 6,191 feet and 2,297 feet
London RAF Northolt Airport
Perhaps more well known for serving the Royal Family and government officials, RAF Northolt does actually have time slots available for other business aviation. The slots are restricted every day, so access is at a premium. Only a 20 minute drive into Mayfair and a luxurious terminal building with some of the highest airport security in the UK, the service may well be worth the price tag you will have to fork out in order to travel to or from the airport.
Where is it? 13 miles from Central London
What is the call sign? NHT | EGWU
How many FBO's are there? 1 - Northolt Jet Centre
What are the opening hours? 08:00-20:00 weekdays | 08:00 - 15:00 Saturday | 12:00 - 19:00 Sunday
How long is the runway? 5,535 feet
Formally a major British air base during World War I, Edinburgh Airport is now one of the fastest growing airports in the UK and is the busiest airport in Scotland. Private flights are operated from a Signature FBO, which is also part of the Pet Travel Scheme.
Where is it? 8 miles from Edinburgh City Centre
What is the call sign? EDI | EGPH
How many FBO's are there? 1 - Signature Flight Support
What are the opening hours? 07:00 23:00 (24H by prior arrangement)
How long are the runways? 8,386 feet and 5,896 feet
London City Airport
Only 3 miles from Canary Wharf and 6 miles from the centre of London, it is the only airport actually located in London. Passengers can enjoy fast transfers to and from the city on the Docklands Light Railway. On the doorstep of London's financial district, the airport is considered vital to the growth of the UK's capital city.
Where is it? 6 miles from Central London
What is the call sign? LCY | EGLC
How many FBO's are there? 1 - London City Airport Jet Centre
What are the opening hours? 06:30-21:30 weekdays | 06:30 - 12:30 Saturday | 12:30 - 21:30 Sunday
How long is the runway? 4,948 feet
Bristol Airport has consistently been one of the busiest airports in the UK over the last few years. With a 24 hour FBO away from the busy terminal building, passengers have on-site security screening and two luxury lounges to sit and relax while waiting for their flight. Those wanting to visit the picturesque Somerset countryside should look to pass through Bristol Airport.
Where is it? 8 miles from Bristol City Centre
What is the call sign? BRS | EGGD
How many FBO's are there? 1 - Centreline
What are the opening hours? 24 hours a day
How long is the runway? 6,598 feet