Hawarden (Chester) (EGNR)

Airport information

Nearest town: Chester (17m by car), Cheshire

PPR: Yes

ICAO: EGNR

Phone: 01244 522 012 (ATC); 01244 522 013 (PPR)

Website: www.chesterairport.co.uk, Wikipedia entry

Landing fees:

Runway: 2043m x 45m, Asphalt/Concrete

Opening times: Winter – Mon 0630-1900; Tue-Fri 0730-1900; Sat & Sun 0930-1600; Summer – Mon 0530-1800; Tue-Fri 0630-1800; Sat & Sun 0830-1500.

Fuel: AVTUR JET A-1, AVGAS 100LL

AIP plates and airport diagram (PDF format)

Airport map

Airport services

  • Handling: Chester Handling Services Ltd. (01244 536 853).
  • Taxis: Joe-La-Taxi (01244 533 737), Chester Mini Bus (01244 679 928) and Chester Radio Taxis (01244 372 372).
  • Car Hire: National (01244 390 008, www.nationalcar.co.uk), Maincrest Hire (01244 380 038) and Enterprise (01244 399 393, www.enterprise.com).
  • Passenger facilities: Passenger lounge, conference facilities, free wireless internet access, free parking, and a fully fitted self-service refreshment and kitchen area with complimentary snacks for executive clients. Customs and immigration.
  • Charter: Contact handling company to arrange.

Pubs

  • The Mount Inn, Chester (01244 317 688). Friendly locals’ backstreet pub.
  • The Farndon Arms, Farndon, Chester (01829 270 570). Open fire in the winter and decent food.
  • Greyhound Inn, Saughall, Chester (01244 880 205). Lovely village pub with four ales on tap and good menu.

Restaurants

  • Franc’s, Chester (01244 317 952). A 15-year-old veteran, one of the city’s favourites – dependable French cuisine.
  • Restaurant at the Curzon Hotel, Chester (01244 678 581). Monthly-changing menu and a good wine list.
  • The Living Room, Chester (08704 422 805). Classy piano bar and restaurant serving simple quality food and great cocktails.

Hotels

  • Green Bough Hotel, Chester (01244 326 241, www.greenbough.co.uk). Small luxury hotel, multi award-winning.
  • Chester Grosvenor (01244 324 024, www.chestergrosvenor.com). Grade II listed building with modern elegant interior and full luxury spa.
  • Rowton Hall, Chester (01244 335 262, www.rowtonhall.co.uk). Country house and spa in Georgian manor house, with individually designed bedrooms.

Golf courses

  • Westminster Park Municipal Golf Course, Chester (01244 680 231).
  • Chester Golf Club (01244 671 185, www.chestergolfclub.co.uk). Meadowland course on two levels within a loop of the River Dee.
  • Hawarden Golf Club, Hawarden (01244 520 809, www.hawardengolfclub.co.uk). An 18 hole par 69 parkland course set in mature meadowland.

Attractions

  • Chester Zoo (www.chesterzoo.org). One of the country’s best.
  • Chester Cathedral (www.chestercathedral.com). Founded as a Benedictine Monastery in 1092.
  • Grosvenor Museum, Chester (01244 402 008). Fascinating collection of local history, including Roman Chester.

Useful information

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