Glasgow City Heliport

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Glasgow City Heliport
IATA: noneICAO: EGEG
Summary
Airport type Private
Owner Bond Air Services
Serves Glasgow
Location Govan, Glasgow
Coordinates 55°51′56″N 04°20′0.51″W / 55.86556°N 4.3334750°W / 55.86556; -4.3334750Coordinates: 55°51′56″N 04°20′0.51″W / 55.86556°N 4.3334750°W / 55.86556; -4.3334750
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EGEG is located in Glasgow council area
EGEG
EGEG
Location in Glasgow
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
6

Glasgow City Heliport (ICAO: EGEG) is a heliport located in Glasgow, Scotland. The Heliport is located at Linthouse Road in Govan, close to the Southern General Hospital.

The heliport is owned and operated by Bond Air Services[1] and is the operating base for the Police Service of Scotland air support unit and The Scottish Ambulance Service Helimed 5 helicopter. These units are operated by Bond under contract and both consist of a Eurocopter EC-135. The heliport can also handle an amount of passenger traffic. The ground facilities consist of a maintenance hangar building and parking for 6 small to medium sized helicopters.

Aircraft permanently operating from Glasgow City Heliport are:

Previous location[edit]

Prior to May 2014 the heliport was located approximately 1.5 mi (2.4 km) East from its present location, within the grounds of the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre and directly across the River Clyde from the Glasgow Science Centre and BBC Scotland's Pacific Quay Studios.[2] Planned future development of the SSEC area enforced the move.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bondaviationgroup.com/about-us/offices Bond Air Services website
  2. ^ http://helihub.com/2014/05/16/glasgow-heliport-moves-a-mile-and-a-half/ Helihub website