Helicopter Hire – Horse Racing Meetings

Throughout the UK there are many horse racing events that take place, below is a list of the most popular events that we at Charter-a in the past have flown keen racing enthusiast, owners and jockeys. So we felt it was right to highlight a calendar that shows you race meetings you may wish to fly to by helicopter.

Horse Racing By HelicopterCharter-a provide helicopter hire and helicopter charter to racecourses throughout the UK and occasionally to France. Helicopter hire is a unique, fast and efficient method of travel. Especially with the popular meetings such as Cheltenham, Royal Ascot, Glorious Goodwood and Aintree for the Grand National.



Please see below the calendar for 2016 and if you just want to inquire and see whether helicopter hire is a feasible method of transport then simply speak to one of our team.

Start Date Last Date of Meeting Meeting Event
Friday 1st Jan N/A Cheltenham New Year Meeting
Saturday 23rd Jan N/A Ascot Victor Chandler Chase
Saturday 30th Jan N/A Cheltenham Trials Meeting
Saturday 13th Feb N/A Newbury Betfair Hurdle
Saturday 20th Feb N/A Ascot Ascot Chase
Saturday 27th Feb N/A Kempton Kempton Park Chase
Saturday 12th Mar N/A Sandown Imperial Cup
Tuesday 15th Mar Friday 18th March Cheltenham Cheltenham Festival
Friday 25th Mar N/A Lingfield AW Championship Finals
Saturday 2nd Apr N/A Doncaster Lincoln
Thursday 7th Apr Saturday 9th April Aintree Grand National Meeting
Saturday 16th Apr N/A Ayr Scottish National
Saturday 23rd Apr N/A Sandown Bet 365 Gold Cup
Saturday 30th Apr Sunday 1st May Newmarket 2,000 Guineas
Wednesday 4th May Friday 6th May Chester May Festival
Saturday 7th May N/A Ascot Victoria Cup
Wednesday 11th May Friday 13th May York May Meeting
Saturday 14th May N/A Newbury Lockinge
Friday 3rd June Saturday 4th June Epsom Derby Festival
Tuesday 14th June Saturday 18th June Royal Ascot Royal Ascot
Saturday 25th June N/A Newcastle Northumberland Plate
Saturday 2nd July N/A Sandown Eclipse
Thursday 7th July Saturday 9th July Newmarket July Meeting
Saturday 9th July N/A York John Smith’s Cup
Saturday 23rd July N/A Ascot King George Meeting
Tuesday 26th July Saturday 30th July Goodwood Glorious Goodwood
Wednesday 17th Aug Saturday 20th Aug York Ebor Meeting
Saturday 3rd Sept N/A Haydock Sprint Cup
Wednesday 7th Sept Saturday 10th Sept Doncaster St Leger Meeting
Saturday 17th Sept N/A Ayr Ayr Gold Cup
Thursday 22nd Sept Friday 7th Oct Newmarket Cambridgeshire Meeting
Saturday 15th Oct N/A Ascot British Champions Day
Saturday 22nd Oct Saturday 5th Nov Doncaster Racing Post Trophy
Friday 11th Nov Sunday 13th Nov Cheltenham The Open
Saturday 19th Nov N/A Haydock Betfair Chase
Saturday 26th Nov N/A Newbury Hennessy Gold Cup
Saturday 26th Nov N/A Newcastle Fighting Fifth Hurdle
Saturday 3rd Dec N/A Sandown Tingle Creek Chase
Friday 9th Dec Saturday 10th Dec Cheltenham International Meeting
Saturday 17th  Dec N/A Ascot Long Walk Hurdle
Monday 26th Dec N/A Kempton King George VI Chase
Tuesday 27th Dec N/A Chepstow Welsh National