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Arrive via Helicopter

Arrive in style to The Cheltenham Festival

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A helicopter provides the quickest and most direct way to get to the races, and Cheltenham Racecourse welcomes helicopter arrivals on race days. During The Festival week, the fully-licenced temporary ACS Helipad becomes the biggest of its kind in the UK, receiving over 400 flights over the four days.

Air Charter Service (ACS) provides helicopter charters to the Festival sourcing the right helicopter to suit your requirements so all you need to do is show your race day tickets when you arrive. 

The ACS Helipad is conveniently located just a few hundred metres from the racecourse. On arrival, you’ll be escorted from your helicopter by a member of their team into a private enclosure and offered refreshments before a chauffeur-driven vehicle takes you straight to the stands. 

When you’re ready to leave, you can avoid the hustle and bustle of the crowds and be driven back to the terminal where your helicopter awaits.


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