CHOGM 2018 London Stansted and Luton

CHOGM 2018 London Stansted and Luton
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CHOGM 2018 London Stansted and Luton: The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 (CHOGM 2018) London is underway. Here’s the operational information for London Stansted and Luton Airports.

London Stansted Airport 
  • IATA: STN
  • ICAO: EGSS
  • Coordinates: N 51° 53.1′ E 00° 14.1′ Mag Var: 3.3°W
  • Elevation: 348′
  • Fuel: Jet A-1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT uses DST
Operational Information
  • No overflight or landing permits are required for private flights, although this is not applicable for aircraft dispatched using special ferry permit/permit to fly/temporary airworthiness certificate/carry dangerous goods or HAZMAT
  • Airport slots are mandatory for inbound and outbound aircraft operations
  • Landing permits are required for non-scheduled flights
  • Non-scheduled flights generally do not require UK overflight permits
  • There are generally no airport operating restrictions although night operations require advanced planning to ensure the sufficient manpower/resources/Fire CAT upgrades as applicable are in place

FBOs and Catering

  • Several dedicated FBOs offer excellent services for non-scheduled operators that can also handle wide-body aircraft, cargo operations, and military operations
  • Excellent catering options available, including Halal certified vendors

Accommodation

  • Excellent crew hotel options in nearby Cambridge city (approximately 30 minutes’ drive)
  • Airport area hotels are 3 or 4-star only – sufficient for short stays but for extended visits, it is worth considering crew bookings in Cambridge or London city
Luton Airport 
  • IATA: LTN
  • ICAO: EGGW
  • Coordinates: N 51° 52.5′ W 00° 22.1′ Mag Var: 3.6°W
  • Elevation: 526′
  • Fuel: Jet A-1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT uses DST
Operational Information
  • No overflight or landing permits are required for private flights, although this is not applicable for aircraft dispatched using special ferry permit/permit to fly/temporary airworthiness certificate/carry dangerous goods or HAZMAT
  • Airport slots are mandatory for inbound and outbound aircraft operations
  • Landing permits are required for non-scheduled flights
  • Non-scheduled flights generally do not require UK overflight permits
  • Overnight and long-term parking is often problematic due to apron congestion

FBOs and Catering

  • Several dedicated FBOs with excellent facilities for general aviation and business aviation profiles
  • Excellent catering options available, including Halal certified vendors

Accommodation

  • Airport area hotels are 3 or 4-star only – sufficient for short stays but for extended visits, it is worth considering booking in London city

For more information on CHOGM 2018, click here 

For support with operations to CHOGM 2018 London Stansted and Luton, contact UAS