London Biggin Hill Airport

London Biggin Hill Airport

London Biggin Hill Airport is situated in South East London and just 12 miles from the heart of the capital. The airport is both a quick and convenient Gateway to London and a cluster of high value businesses engaged in aviation and technology.


The airfield was originally opened by the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) during the First World War. At first it was used for wireless experiments, but was then established in 1917 as part of the London Air Defence Area, responsible for defending the capital against attacks by Zeppelins and Gotha bombers. To this end, 141 Squadron of the RFC was based at Biggin Hill and equipped with Bristol Fighters.

Over the past 40 years, this famous Airport has steadily changed from being a busy RAF base into a commercial regional airport. The historic ties are remembered annually at the international Biggin Hill Air Show.

The airport provides a multiple choice of service centres for Business and General Aviation. It scores highly with owners and operators who value the location and range of owners’ facilities available. The airport handles a wide variety of aircraft – from the smallest single engined private Piper up to jets of various sizes including Gulfstream, Embraer, Dassault Falcon, Cessna and Bombardier.

Maintenance and support facilities are excellent and the comprehensive fuel facilities are competitively priced. Secure hangarage and aircraft parking is available and opening hours are convenient and practical.

Finally, since Biggin Hill is a multiple choice service centre there are options for aircraft maintenance facilities with most aircraft types and regulatory approvals covered. Passenger reception and handling services are provided by the airport at the passenger terminal and by Jet Aviation and Rizon (from 2010) from their facilities on the airport.

Javascript is required to view this map.

Location

London Biggin Hill Airport
12 Koonowla Close Biggin Hill,
Westerham TN16 3BJ
United Kingdom

Contact Info
Telephone: 
+44 (0) 1959 578 500
Email: 
Contact Form

Biggin Hill Weather info
Clear sky

Location of this weather station:
0.2 km South-Southwest

Reported on:
Wed, 2018-07-18 14:20


Those who browsed 'London Biggin Hill Airport' also found interest in following airports . . .
  • The First World War saw the birth of Southend as a flying base when the War Office listed the site as a potential landing ground in 1914.

  • London Heathrow is the world's busiest international airport, serving over 180 destinations in more than 90 countries.

  • Moorabbin Airport is one of the Australia's Premier General Aviation and Pilot Training Airports.

  • In 1931, Gloucestershire Airport began life as Down Hatherley airfield, on a site adjacent to its present location.

  • London Stansted Airport is Britain's third-busiest airport, offering flights to more than 160 destinations in over 30 countries and serving 22.8 million passengers a year.

  • Coventry Airport is a large freight handling hub and an important flight training centre. It also operates limited passenger flights and can offer parking and a walk-on coach-to-plane service.

  • London City Airport is the UK's leading business airport with ten airlines serving over 30 destinations across the UK and Europe and connections to the rest of the world through major European hubs.