Book a Private Jet from Bournemouth: Gateway to the Channel Islands
Bournemouth Airport is an international airport on the south coast of England, making it an ideal starting point for flights to the British Channel Islands. In less than an hour, you can cross the Channel from here by private jet to arrive comfortably in Jersey or Guernsey.
History: From RAF Hurn to Bournemouth Airport
Today's Bournemouth BOH Airport was first put into operation as a military airfield, designated RAF Hurn, by the Royal Air Force. From 1944 the airport was also used for civil reasons. From 1951, airplanes were also built and maintained in the halls.
In 1969, the military airfield was finally renamed Bournemouth Airport and soon developed into a regional airport for flights from Bournemouth to the British Channel Islands. In 1993, regular charter flights from Bournemouth to the Mediterranean took place, after which the airport was renamed Bournemouth International Airport.
Since 2001, the Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which is also responsible for Manchester (EGCC/MAN), has run the airport. In 2007, the terminals were renovated and new parking spaces created as part of an extensive expansion programme. In 2009, the airport was certified for landings under bad weather conditions (CAT III) and instrumental landing systems (ILS), making travel to and from the airport considerably easier for commercial flights.
Bournemouth Airport: Facts & figures
With 668,000 passengers passing through per year, Bournemouth International Airport is one of the smaller airports in England. Almost 37,000 (2016) flights are handled every year to and from Bournemouth. On the 2,271 metre-long runway, propeller machines, short and long-range jets as well as regional and wide-body aircraft land and take off around the clock.
Bournemouth BOH Airport is a small but well-equipped airport. The airport has already won numerous awards as the best airport in its class and is popular with a number of international air travel trade magazines and publications. In addition to restaurants and shopping, you can also enjoy free Wi-Fi, a fast-track check-in and 24/7 private jet charter at Bournemouth Airport. For this reason, you can choose between various types of aircraft, all of which are accredited in terms of safety and VIP equipment. Have a meeting after your business jet to Bournemouth Airport? You can hire a helicopter transfer, which will transport you quickly and comfortably to your desired destination.
Bournemouth Airport Location
Bournemouth Airport is located on the picturesque south coast of England, in the county of Dorset, about one kilometre from the village of Hurn, whose name the airport originally bore. The airport is very well connected to the rest of southern England via the A 338 motorway.
Distances from Bournemouth Airport to:
- Bournemouth: approx. 8 kilometres by car
- Southampton: approx. 54 kilometres by car
- London: approx. 172 kilometres by car
Charter a Private Jet at Bournemouth Airport
Do you prefer to travel flexibly and independently? A private jet from Bournemouth Airport makes it possible. If you hire a plane from Bournemouth to your destination, you can specify the flight schedule and spare yourself long queues and waiting times. Simply select an aircraft, specify the time and destination, and arrive 15 minutes before your flight at the private VIP Terminal of Bournemouth Airport.
After a short check-in, you will be guided to your private jet and can travel in privacy with as many fellow travellers as the jet allows. On board, you can enjoy a VIP catering to your taste and you can relax in anticipation of your next appointment.
Top Connections from Bournemouth Airport
Do you have business commitments in the Channel Islands? Private jets from Bournemouth are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel to the islands. A flight from Bournemouth to Jersey takes just 45 minutes, whilst Guernsey is only 35 minutes away. You have to get to a meeting in London and want to be back in the relaxing seaside resort as soon as possible? With a private jet from Bournemouth Airport, you can be in the capital in 35 to 40 minutes, if you fly to London Farnborough or London Luton.
- Bournemouth ✈ Jersey Airport (EGJJ / JER): approx. 45 minutes
- Bournemouth ✈ Guernsey (EGJB / GCI): approx. 35 minutes
- Bournemouth ✈ London Farnborough (EGLF / FAB): approx. 35 minutes
- Bournemouth ✈ London Luton (EGGW / LTN): approx. 40 minutes
- Bournemouth ✈ Geneva (LSGG / GVA): approx. 1 hour 25 minutes
Enjoy the Fresh Sea Air with a Charter Flight to Bournemouth
Long golden beaches, a mild climate and an ideal starting point to the hinterlands of Dorset and Devon - the seaside resort of Bournemouth is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the south coast of England; it remains true to its motto "Pulchritudo et salubritas" ("Beauty and health"). Whether you are coming to Bournemouth to visit the seaside or to enjoy the picturesque countryside around Poole Bay - with a charter flight to Bournemouth, your trip is guaranteed to be a relaxing one. Book your private jet to Bournemouth now with JetApp!
- Airport code: EGHH / BOH
- Altitude: 12 m (39 ft) above MSL
- Passengers per year: 667,981 (2016)
- Aircraft movements per year: 36,922 (2016)
- Aircraft types: prop machines, short and long distance jets, regional and large aircraft
- Runway operating hours: 24/7
- Runways: 1 (2,271 m)
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