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1st April 2015
Local authority approves longer operating hours for London Biggin Hill Airport
News release from Biggin Hill Airport
30th March 2015
Biggin Hill Airport’s (BHAL) local authority The London Borough of Bromley has approved in principal its request to extend its operating hours.
BHAL has requested extending its operating hours from 06:30 hours to 23:00 hours Monday to Saturday (currently 07:30 to 21:00) and from 08:00 to 23:00 on Sundays and public holidays – versus 09:00 to 21:00, currently.
Biggin Hill and the Council will now negotiate a more detailed agreement to extend the operating hours, for final approval by the Council in the near future.
As the only dedicated international business aviation airport in Greater London, the extended operating hours along with a number of other initiatives such as the London Heli Shuttle will enable BHAL’s current and potential customers to undertake even more productive business activities in London and the South East as well as entice more aviation related aviation manufacturing, engineering and support activities.
“London Biggin Hill currently ranks 3rd In the UK for business aviation movements, handling some 14,000 during 2014” said Robert Walters, Business Development Director. “With an expansion of our operating hours, no slot restrictions and the London Heli Shuttle experience will are enabling our customers to gain more control of their time, ensure the transit to and from London is as efficient as possible and have access to range of excellent business aviation support services be they a choice of three FBO’s, extensive hangarage, support and maintenance services for all ranges of business jets.
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