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London Southend: introduction


Londres Southend Airport, nestled in the county of Essex, stands out as a vital gateway to the British metropolis. Offering an attractive alternative to London’s busier airports, it combines a rich history with modern amenities to deliver a smooth, efficient travel experience.

From its modest beginnings as a military installation in 1914, the airport has evolved steadily, becoming an essential link in the region’s air network. Its strategic location, close to the capital, makes it an ideal choice for travelers seeking convenience and comfort. Find out more about London Southend airport with AEROAFFAIRES.


London Southend: a brief history


The history of London Southend Airport goes back more than a century. Its history is marked by a remarkable evolution. From its modest beginnings, the airport has grown to become an essential part of the UK’s regional airport network. Founded in 1914 as a military air station during the First World War, the airport played a crucial role in the country’s defense and logistical support of military operations.

After the war, Southend Airport was converted into a civilian airport and began to welcome commercial flights and civilian passengers. Over the decades, the airport has undergone periods of expansion and modernization, adapting its infrastructure to meet the growing needs of air traffic and passenger expectations.

In the years that followed, London Southend Airport continued to grow, attracting increasing numbers of airlines and passengers. Its strategic location in Essex, close to the UK’s capital, made it an attractive option for travelers seeking to avoid the hustle and bustle of London’s larger airports, while still benefiting from easy accessibility to the city.

Today, London Southend Airport remains an essential part of the UK’s aviation landscape, offering quality services and a pleasant travel experience to its passengers, while preserving the historical heritage that marked its beginnings.


How do I get to London Southend?


Located around 64 kilometers east of London, Southend airport offers easy access to the city and its surrounding area. Travelers can choose a direct private flight to this airport from a variety of destinations. This option confers unrivalled flexibility and saves precious time, both of which are crucial for professionals on the move.

With its Southend Jet Center FBO, passengers can avoid queues and enjoy a fast, efficient boarding process. The Southend Jet Center FBO is one of the busiest in the UK. The terminal also offers 24/7 concierge services. In addition, ground transportation services are readily available to ensure smooth travel once you arrive at your destination. AEROAFFAIRES offers personalized transfer services. Enjoy a comfortable journey with smooth movement from the airport to your final destination. Please note that pets are not allowed in the terminal, with the exception of assistance dogs.


London Southend by private jet with AEROAFFAIRES


Experts in private aircraft charter, AEROAFFAIRES offers VIP, personalized service at the best price. Whatever aircraft you’re looking for, your dedicated flight consultant will provide you with 24/7 assistance up to 2 hours before your flight.

Nearly 95,000 passengers have already flown with AEROAFFAIRES, on more than 20,000 different private aircraft. Traveling with AEROAFFAIRES also means supporting our Sky CO2 program, which helps finance the preservation of ecosystems in France.

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Price estimate for the rental of a private jet

Paris – London Southend

  • Number of passengers: 6
  • Aircraft: pilatus PC-24
  • Price: from 5700 EUR

Geneva – London Southend

  • Number of passengers: 11
  • Aircraft: pilatus PC-12
  • Price: from 10,750 EUR

Milan – London Southend

Useful information

London Southend airport address:

Eastwoodbury Cres, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6YF, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 51° 34′ 17″ north, 0° 41′ 44″ east




Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, midnight to 4am.

Runway length: 1,856 meters

The runway can accommodate intermediate aircraft, turboprops, light and very light jets and helicopters, as well as some commercial flights, including those operated by EasyJet.

The London Southend Jet Center FBO offers the following services:

  • Concierge service
  • VIP lounge
  • Aircraft maintenance
  • Car rental service
  • Customs and immigration service

Location & access

London Southend Airport is located in Rochford, in the English county of Essex. To get there by car from the center of the British capital, you’ll need to allow about an hour for the journey, a distance of around 64 kilometers (40 miles).

It is also possible to reach the city center by helicopter in less than 12 minutes.

AEROAFFAIRES offers personalized transfer services. Enjoy a comfortable and smooth journey from the airport to your final destination.


AEROAFFAIRES recommends that you visit these iconic landmarks:

  • Big Ben
  • Buckingham Palace
  • London Eye
  • Tower Bridge
  • British Museum
  • Tate Modern
  • Hyde Park
  • Greenwich Park

AEROAFFAIRES recommends these restaurants:

The Chicama restaurant offers refined Peruvian cuisine in an elegant, contemporary setting, with dishes prepared from fresh, local ingredients, highlighting the vibrant flavors of Peruvian cuisine.

The Medlar restaurant offers a sophisticated dining experience in a warm and intimate setting, featuring creative and delicate dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients.

The Hide restaurant offers a refined culinary experience in an elegant, contemporary setting, with a focus on local, seasonal produce.

AEROAFFAIRES recommends 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 unrivalled 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.

  • How do I get to London from Southend airport?

    Several transport options are available, including direct trains to London’s Liverpool Street station, bus services and cabs.

  • Does Southend Airport offer international flights?

    Although Southend Airport is mainly oriented towards domestic and regional flights, some airlines such as EasyJet also offer international flights to destinations in Europe.

  • What services are available at Southend airport?

    Southend Airport offers a range of services, including stores, restaurants, car rental, banking, rest areas and facilities for the disabled.

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