Cardiff Heliport

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Cardiff Heliport

Cardiff City Heliport
Cardiff Heliport.jpg
Airport typePrivate
OwnerCardiff City Heliport Ltd
OperatorCardiff City Heliport Ltd
LocationForeshore Road, Cardiff. CF10 4LZ
Coordinates51°28′03″N 003°08′15″W / 51.46750°N 3.13750°W / 51.46750; -3.13750Coordinates: 51°28′03″N 003°08′15″W / 51.46750°N 3.13750°W / 51.46750; -3.13750
Cardiff Heliport is located in Cardiff
Cardiff Heliport
Cardiff Heliport
Location in Cardiff
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Cardiff Heliport (ICAO: EGFC) is a heliport located in Tremorfa, Cardiff, Wales, approximately 2 miles (3.22 km) from the city centre.

The heliport is privately owned and operated by Cardiff City Heliport Ltd. The heliport cost £3.8 million to build and was the operating base for the South Wales Police helicopter. But the heliport can also handle considerable passenger traffic too, especially during major sporting events at the Millennium Stadium. It can handle over 180 movements in a single day with up to 40 aircraft parked at any one time.

In 2016 the heliport became the base for an additional helicopter from the Wales Air Ambulance fleet, operating specialist hospital transfers with in-flight incubators to transport babies.

Hover Helicopters Ltd, a sister company to Whizzard Helicopters based at Welshpool Airport operate Pleasure Flights, Helicopter Charter and Pilot Training out of Cardiff.

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