Pleasure flight's restarted in August from the Heliport. For the most up-to-date information please contact the operator directly (Whizzard / Hover Helicopters).
As far as we are aware the current pleasure flying dates are:
Saturday 10th October
Cardiff Heliport remains fully open and operational to all visiting pilots. RFFS cover may be restricted on certain days due to staff-shortage. Visiting pilots will be notified accordingly (promulgated via either NOTAM or R/T).
Jet A1 with AL48 (Anti-Icing Additive), pressure refuelling and Avgas 100LL is still available as normal.
We're keeping a close eye on the government guidelines as documented by Public Health England and as such; all visitors are to make use of the hand-sanitizers located around the Heliport and social distancing is expected of everyone visiting. Pilots have overall responsibilty for ensuring that their passengers are adhering to the social distancing measures whilst inside the Heliport.
Should the situation change in a way that would impact visiting pilots i.e change of hours or closure - Cardiff Heliport will endeavour to contact all operators that are due to visit and the information will be promulgated via the issue of a series 'E' NOTAM.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0) 2920 465880
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Hangarage is available for a multitude of helicopters
Comfortably furnished passenger lounge with TV and briefing facilities
Fully equipped conference room
First floor VIP lounge with viewing balcony
All the information a visiting pilot could ever wish to know can be found here. From all available services through to guiding visiting pilot's on matters of filing GAR's...
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With our new state-of-the-art weather station installed, you can now get relatively accurate weather information for the Heliport.
The new system comprises of:
Anemometer (W/V & Direction)
Laser Ceilometer (Cloudbase)
Mini Transmissiometers (Visibility)
Cardiff Heliport is located in Tremorfa, Cardiff, Wales, approximately 2 miles from the city centre. As of the 1st August 2018 the heliport is now operated by Wales Air Ambulance. The heliport cost £3.8 million to build and was the operating base for the South Wales Police helicopter.
Opening hours are currently 09.00 - 18.00 (BST); 09.00 - 17.00 (GMT)
Phone: +44 (0) 29 2046 5880
Wales Air Ambulance: walesairambulance.com