Cheltenham Gold Cup
You can fly to Cheltenham Racecourse from anywhere in the UK and northern Europe, as a guide flights from London take 40 minutes.
For an idea of costs, the exclusive form below will give you an instant estimate, our friendly Operations Team will then arrange everything for you.
Request An Estimate
This form provides an instant estimate. For an accurate quote click 'Get Final Quote' and our friendly Operations Team will respond within 2 hours (during office hours). Your contact details are saved only when you request a final quote.
YOUR FLIGHT DETAILS
Cheltenham Festival – Helicopter Charters
This March we’re flying our fleet to Cheltenham Festival, one of the best horse racing events in the calendar and you can fly in comfort and style with our latest Agusta A109S Grand (pictured centre).
Fitted out in luxurious leather, with room enough for you and up to five guests, you’ll find this is a beautiful aircraft to travel in.
You’ll have complimentary, award-winning English sparkling wine and copies of the Racing Post, helping you arrive refreshed and ready to race.
Early Booking Essential
The Cheltenham Festival is a very busy time for helicopter flights so early booking is essential.
We often have some aircraft solidly booked a year ahead for Gold Cup day, so please call our Operations Team as soon as possible to discuss where we can pick you up from.
As a guide flight times from London to Cheltenham are around 40 minutes, however you can leave from your a place of your choosing, or from your business’ premises if corporate clients are being entertained. Our team can fine tune the details, so telephone them today or get an instant estimate below…
Atlas Helicopters – Dedicated to Detail.
Our whole fleet will be at your disposal over the Cheltenham Festival and we’ll be landing at a designated heliport with courtesy transport to take you into the racecourse.
Depending on which aircraft you book our flight times from London range from 45 minutes and from the home counties it is around 40 – 35 minutes.
One item to consider is that some aircraft cannot fly at night which means some flights to London will leave before the last race – if you book early this is not a problem as we’ll be able to accommodate you.
We can also arrange your hotel, corporate entertainment and any other item on your itinerary. For example Lords of the Manor, the luxury hotel close to Cheltenham is part of our heli-dining selection and makes an excellent base for the whole week.
Please call our friendly operations team to book your flight and discuss any other horse racing event.
What to expect at the Cheltenham Festival
Have you heard the Cheltenham Roar? Some say the roar is loud enough to drown out the sound of our fleet of helicopters!
The roar rises at the beginning of the first race of the Cheltenham Festival – four days of quality jump racing and spectacle, which culminates in the Cheltenham Gold Cup – a race that will have you cheering on your favourite.
Described as horse racing’s favourite fixture the festival begins with Champion Day on the Tuesday, closely followed by Ladies Day on Wednesday at which there are fashion awards.
The party spirit continues on Thursday with an early celebration of St Patricks Day and two races to look out for are the Ladbrokes World Hurdle and the Ryanair Chase.
On Friday horse racing fans around the world will be looking to the course for the climax of the jump season, the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, which has an electric atmosphere to be savoured first hand.
It’s a week of entertainment that deserves your full attention and a helicopter charter will solve many of your travel issues.
You’ll arrive refreshed, avoiding any traffic queues and the stress that can accompany such journeys. If you are entertaining, your guests will fly in above 40,000 people which can only heighten their experience.