Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green (EGBO)

Airport information

Nearest town: Stourbridge (18m by car), Staffordshire

PPR: Yes

ICAO: EGBO

Phone: 01384 221 350 (Airport Administrator); 01384 221 378 or 08081 003 362 (ATC).

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

Landing fees: £10 – £45 plus an additional £15.00 per tonne.

Runway: 1182m x 30m, Asphalt; 1067m x 23m, Asphalt; 604m x 18m, Asphalt

Opening times: Winter – 0900-1700; Summer – 0800-1700.

Fuel: AVTUR JET A-1, AVGAS 100LL, AL48

AIP plates and airport diagram (PDF format)

Airport map

Airport services

  • Handling: 01384 221 350
  • Taxis: Airport Transfers (01902 894 294), APS Luxury Travel (01902 896 028) and Signal Cars (01902 700 900).
  • Car Hire: MHL Self Drive (01902 771 344), Enterprise (01384 424 666, www.enterprise.com) and Terminus Contract Hire (01902 420 204).
  • Passenger facilities: Restaurant. Customs and immigration by arrangement.
  • Fixed wing charter: Halfpenny Green Flight Centre (01384 221 456) and The Flying School Ltd. (01384 221 700).
  • Rotary charter: Heliflight UK Ltd. (01384 221 215).
  • Microlight & flexwing charter: Hadair (01214 578 337 & 01384 221 130).

Pubs

  • The Great Western, Wolverhampton (01902 351 090). CAMRA National Pub of the Year 1991.
  • The Codsall Station, Wolverhampton (01902 847 061). Friendly traditional pub with an annual beer festival.
  • Windsor Castle Inn, Lye (01384 893 666). Excellent menu with an emphasis on real ale.

Restaurants

  • French Connection, Sturbridge (01384 390 940). Classic French cuisine with good wine list.
  • Lyttleton Arms, Hagley (01562 882 213). Seasonal menu with a bias towards local produce.
  • Bhan Thai, Kingswinford (01384 292 002).

Hotels

  • Himley Country Hotel, Himley (08706 096 112, www.himleycountry-hotel.co.uk). Renovated Victorian schoolhouse.
  • Blakelands Country House, Stourbridge (01384 221 000, www.blakelands.co.uk). A 17th Century Grade II listed house set among eight acres of mature walled gardens, orchards, paddocks and one acre carp lake.
  • Kingfisher, Kingswinford (01384 273 763, www.kingfisher-hotel.co.uk).

Golf courses

  • Halfpenny Green Golf Course and Driving Range, Dudley, 01902 326 682.
  • Enville Golf Club, Stourbridge (01384 872 074, www.envillegolfclub.com). English Golf Union seniors championship 2007 and The Open Regional Qualifier 2007-2011.
  • Swindon Golf Club, Swindon (01902 895 226, www.swindongolfclub.co.uk). An 18 hole parkland course with abundant wildlife.

Attractions

  • Stourbridge Canal Arm (01384 375 912). Trips on the Blackcountry Man narrowboat.
  • Wolverhampton Racecourse (www.wolverhampton-racecourse.co.uk). Britain’s first floodlit all-weather racecourse.
  • Moseley Old Hall, Wolverhampton (01902 782 808). Elizabethan House, famous for its association with King Charles II.

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