London Battersea: helicopter rental

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London Battersea: introduction

 

Battersea Heliport, located near Battersea, is one of Europe’s most prestigious airports. Offering spectacular panoramic views of the city from the air, this heliport provides privileged access to the British capital for those who choose to travel by helicopter. As a departure and arrival point for many private and commercial flights, Battersea Heliport contributes to the vitality and diversity of London‘s skyline.

Open 7 days a week from 7.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m., and until 11 p.m. on request, its strategic location on the banks of the Thames makes it a convenient access point for travellers arriving from London City Airport or other destinations. This adds an extra dimension to the travel experience in the British capital. Find out more about Battersea heliport with AEROAFFAIRES.

 

London Battersea: a little history

 

Battersea Heliport, located on the banks of the River Thames in London’s Battersea district, is much more than just a departure point for helicopter trips. It embodies a rich history that stretches back many decades. Its history is marked by significant moments in the development of civil aviation and air transport in London.

Opened in 1959, Battersea Heliport was one of the first civil heliports in the UK. It was designed to meet the growing demand for private and commercial air travel in the British capital. It offers rapid access to the heart of the city for private travelers and VIPs.

Over the decades, Battersea Heliport has become a symbol of luxury aviation and exclusivity in London. It has welcomed a great many travelers. Celebrities, politicians and business leaders from all over the world. Battersea offers quality service and an unrivalled travel experience.

Battersea Heliport has also played an important role in British aviation history. It has been the scene of many landmark events, including historic flight departures and arrivals. It has also been the scene of heroic rescue operations and special aviation events.

Today, Battersea Heliport continues to thrive as a departure and arrival point for helicopter travel to London and beyond. While retaining its historic heritage, it remains an iconic location embodying the spirit of innovation and excellence in civil aviation.

 

How do I get to London Battersea?

 

Getting to Battersea Heliport offers a unique and convenient travel experience. This option is particularly convenient for travelers departing from or arriving at London’s more distant airports. The heliport is located on the banks of the River Thames, in the Battersea district. It is an ideal departure point for helicopter transfers to the heart of London and beyond.

For travelers arriving from distant London airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick or Luton, Battersea Heliport offers an ideal solution for reducing transfer times and quickly reaching their final destination. Its strategic location is close to the city’s most popular districts. The heliport avoids traffic jams and offers a fast, efficient means of transport to central London.

There are several options for getting to Battersea Heliport. Travelers can choose to go by car or cab, using the main roads and avenues to reach the heliport. Public transport is also an option, with train stations and bus stops nearby. AEROAFFAIRES offers personalized transfer services. Enjoy a comfortable ride with a smooth transition to your final destination.

Once at Battersea Heliport, travelers can enjoy a personalized, upscale travel experience. With VIP treatment and modern facilities, the heliport offers a warm and professional welcome to all its passengers.

London Battersea with AEROAFFAIRES

 

An expert in private jet charter, AEROAFFAIRES offers a VIP and personalized service at the best price. Whatever aircraft you are looking for, your dedicated air advisor will provide you with 24/7 assistance up to 2 hours before your flight.

Already nearly 95,000 passengers have traveled with AEROAFFAIRES, on more than 20,000 different private jets. Traveling with AEROAFFAIRES also supports our Sky CO2 program, which offers to finance the preservation of ecosystems in France.

Fill out our online quote, or contact us by phone at +33 (0) 1 44 09 91 82 or by email at charter@aeroaffaires.com.

Price estimate for the rental of a private jet

Heathrow Airport – Battersea Heliport :

Duration: 10 minutes
Aircraft: Eurocopter EC120
Number of passengers: 4
Price: from 2100 EUR

Luton Airport – Battersea Heliport :

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Aircraft: Eurocopter AS365
  • Number of passengers: 8
  • Price: from 4000 EUR

Paris Heliport – Issy les Moulineaux – Battersea Heliport :

  • Duration: 1h25
  • Aircraft: Airbus Helicopters H155
  • Number of passengers: 8
  • Price: from 12,350 EUR

Useful information

Address: London Heliport, Bridges Court Road, Battersea, London, SW11 3BE

GPS location: 51° 28′ 12″ north, 0° 10′ 46″ west

IATA Code: None

ICAO Code: EGLW

Opening hours: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and until 11 p.m. on request, 7 days a week.

Number of runways: 1

Number of terminals: 1

The Battersea terminal offers the following services:

  • Lounge
  • Customs and immigration services
  • Helicopter rental
  • Parking on request (subject to availability)
  • Airport transfers
  • Car transfer
  • Wifi
  • Luggage service

Location & access

Thanks to its convenient location, Battersea Heliport is easily accessible by foot, car or cab from London, depending on your location. Driving time from central London is approximately 15 to 25 minutes. Parking is available on request.

By public transport, Clapham Junction is just a 10-minute walk away via Falcon Road and York Road, or a 5-minute cab ride with a cab rank available on St John’s Hill. Fulham Broadway, served by the District line, is a 15-minute cab ride away. Gloucester Road, Sloane Square and South Kensington stations, served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines, can also be reached in 15 minutes by cab.

AEROAFFAIRES offers personalized transfer services. Enjoy a comfortable ride with a smooth transition to your final destination.

Recommandations

AEROAFFAIRES recommends visiting these iconic sites near the heliport:

  • Battersea park: this picturesque park offers peaceful green spaces, well-kept gardens, an artificial lake and various leisure facilities such as playgrounds, tennis courts and a zoo.
  • Battersea Power Station: an iconic London landmark, Battersea Power Station is an impressive example of industrial architecture. It now houses stores, restaurants, offices and residential accommodation.
  • Chelsea embankment: a walk along the River Thames offers magnificent views of the banks of the Thames, with views of the London Eye, Parliament and other iconic landmarks.
  • Kensington gardens: a short drive from the heliport, Kensington Gardens offers tranquil gardens, picturesque paths and attractions such as Kensington Palace and the Princess Diana memorial.
  • Battersea Arts Centre: a vibrant cultural venue, the Battersea Arts Centre offers a varied program of theater, music, dance and other artistic performances.
  • Albert Bridge: a London landmark, the Albert Bridge offers magnificent views of the River Thames and is a popular subject for photographers.
  • Sloane square: this chic area of London is home to many luxury stores, restaurants and art galleries, as well as the famous Royal Court theater.

AEROAFFAIRES recommends these restaurants:

  • The lighthouse : this restaurant and bar specializing in European dishes offers breathtaking panoramic views over the city of London.
  • The Ledbury : this Michelin-starred restaurant in Notting Hill offers refined contemporary British cuisine with an innovative twist.
  • Restaurant Gordon Ramsay : headed by Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay, this Chelsea-based restaurant offers an exceptional dining experience with first-rate contemporary French cuisine.

AEROAFFAIRES recommends staying at these hotels:

The Shangri-La Hotel offers a luxurious and unforgettable stay in the heart of the city. This five-star hotel offers elegant rooms and suites with breathtaking views of the London skyline. With its service, top-class facilities and central location, the Shangri-La is the ideal choice for travelers seeking comfort and elegance during their stay in London.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is an iconic establishment located in the prestigious Knightsbridge district. Offering an exquisite blend of luxury and elegance, this five-star hotel features sumptuous rooms, Michelin-starred restaurants, a world-class spa and unrivaled service.

The Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square is a luxurious jewel in a historic location in the heart of the city. Offering a sophisticated blend of modern comfort and classic charm, this five-star hotel offers elegant rooms, award-winning restaurants, a sumptuous spa and impeccable service for an unforgettable London experience.

  • Are there transfer services from London airports to Battersea Heliport?

    Yes, several transfer companies offer helicopter transfers from London’s main airports, including Heathrow, Gatwick and London City Airport, to Battersea.

  • What types of flights operate from Battersea Heliport?

    Battersea Heliport is mainly used for helicopter flights, including private flights, airport transfers, sightseeing and business travel.

  • Which airlines operate at Battersea Heliport?

    Several airlines offer helicopter flights from Battersea Heliport, including AEROAFFAIRES.

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