London Heliport

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A Sikorsky S-76A landing on London Heliport's helipad jetty on the River Thames. Battersea Railway Bridgeis in the background
London Heliport
IATA: noneICAO: EGLW
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Von Essen Hotels
Operator The London Airport Ltd.
Location London
Elevation AMSL 18 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 51°28′12″N 000°10′46″W / 51.47°N 0.17944°W / 51.47; -0.17944Coordinates: 51°28′12″N 000°10′46″W / 51.47°N 0.17944°W / 51.47; -0.17944
Website www.londonheliport.co.uk
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 38 × 16 125 × 52 Concrete
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]
London Heliport in action

London Heliport [2] at Battersea, London is the capital's main and busiest heliport.

It is on the south bank of the River Thames, 3 nautical miles (3.5 miles or 5.6 km) southwest of Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster. It is on a jetty between Wandsworth Bridge and Battersea Railway Bridge.[1] The nearest railway station is Clapham Junction, and the nearest tube station is Fulham Broadway.

The heliport, once owned by Westland and then Harrods, is a very small site. It uses a concrete surface on a jetty as a helipad for take-off and landing. There is onshore parking for between three and four aircraft, usually just the smaller helicopters. The heliport has landing, parking and refuelling services between 08:00 and 21:00. Flights are permitted between 07:00 and 23:00.

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