Elstree (EGTR)

Airport information

Nearest town: Elstree (4m by car), Hertfordshire

PPR

Website: www.egtr.net

Opening times: 0900-SS daily – unlicensed after 2000 or SS whichever earlier. Aerodrome also available at other times by arrangement.

Longest runway: 651m, Ashphalt

Fuel: 100LL, Jet A1

Phone: Tower/Admin 020 8953 7480

Plates: http://www.egtr.net/byair.php#2 (Note noise abatement and joining procedures).  AIP plates and airport diagram

Map

Airport services

  • Taxis: Hatton Hire Ltd (01923 468 125), Ambassadors (01923 230 309), ABA Car Service (020 89536144).
  • Car Hire: Prestige Car Hire (020 8952 2850, www.prestigecarhire.co.uk,), Europcar (020 89515444, www.europcar.co.uk), Godfrey Davis (020 8565 7272)

On the airport or within walking distance

  • Pooleys Pilot Shop (www.pooleys.com)
  • Licensed Restaurant and Bar with terrace overlooking the runway (0208 953 6013). This is a friendly cafe-style restaurant.

Pubs

  • The Waggon and Horses, Elstree, 020 8953 1406. Family friendly.
  • The Lord Nelson, Barnet, 020 8449 7249. Homely atmosphere and pleasant backstreet location.
  • The Green Dragon, Barnet, 020 8449 2972. Out of the way pub with renowned menu.

Restaurants

  • The East, Elstree, 020 8953 1088. Oriental bar and restaurant.
  • Noodlewood Noodle Bar, Borehamwood, 020 8236 2388. Excellent choice of pan-Asian and fusion dishes.
  • Cavendish Restaurant, Corus Hotel, Elstree, 0870 609 6151. Good value English menu, pleasant views.

Hotels

  • Grim’s Dyke Hotel, Old Redding (020 8385 3100, www.grimsdyke.com). Carefully restored country house, former home of Sir William Gilbert. Winner of Visit London’s ‘Best Small Hotel in London’ award. Worth the trip from the aerodrome.
  • Elstree Inn (0208 953 3175, www.elstreeinn.com). Small and friendly.
  • Holiday Inn London Elstree (0870 400 7203). Formerly Elstree Moat House, three stars. Convenient to M25, decent bar.
  • See also the airport’s list of nearby hotels: www.egtr.net/hotels.php.

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