Offshore

Offshore Flight Support

Offshore Flight Support

Norwich International Airport currently provides access to a range of flights which support the offshore energy industry. There are regular daily services to Aberdeen and Amsterdam and an increasing number of offshore helicopter flights serving the Southern North Sea. Norwich is now second only to Aberdeen as a centre for offshore helicopter services on the east coast.

Location and Facility Information

Offshore passenger handling

SaxonAir’s new Business Aviation Centre at Norwich International Airport provides state of the art handling, office and hangar facilities ideally suited to support new and existing offshore ventures. We also have the expertise and quality systems in place to enable you to provide the best possible service to your current and potential future customers.

    • Normal opening hours 0545 to 2045 local time each day *(except Christmas and New Year which is subject to flying schedules and airport operating hours)
    • Four dedicated offshore passenger check in desks complete with VANTAGE POB
    • VANTAGE POB ID card production available
    • Passenger lounge with seating for more than 60 passengers
    • Vending and water machines
    • Customs facility
    • 100% screening (x ray and physical search) of all baggage, freight and personnel
    • Passenger alcohol testing and inbound security checks available
    • Access to Air Crew Doctor in Business Aviation Centre
    • On site Survival One – to provide, issue, maintain and store survival suits and PLB’s
    • VISCOM passenger briefings provided
    • Conform to Oil & Gas UK guidelines (OGUK)
    • Freight handling including Dangerous Goods
    • Flexible passenger briefing rooms
    • Meeting/Conference Room and private room facilities available
    • Secure Car Parking available close to BAC


    • 24 hour emergency cover capability
    • Norwich 5km (3miles), Position 52°40´33″N, 001°16´58″E
    • Elevation 36m (118ft)
    • Runways; 09/27, 1,841m (6,040ft)
    • Emergency Services: ARFF up to Cat 8 on request
    • Operating hours 06:30-21:30 local time
    • Navigational Aids: ILS R27, DME, NDB, Surveillance RADAR
    • Aircraft refuelling by BP


For more information on how we can help support your operation, please call James Palmer on +44 (0)1603 510110


Contact information

SaxonAir Charter Ltd
Business Aviation Centre,
Norwich International Airport,
Norwich, Norfolk NR6 6JT
United Kingdom

Flight Support/Handling:
Tel: 01603 518111
Email: handling@saxonair.com

Offshore Helicopter Check In:
Tel: 01603 518152

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