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Corporate Aviation (XLR)

Executive Jet Centres

Introduction

Exeter Airport’s dedicated corporate aviation facility for private and chartered corporate aircraft is known as XLR Executive Jet Centres. The XLR FBO stands within its own jet centre away from the hustle and bustle of the main terminal building.

The centre has a dedicated VIP lounge and crew facilities, plus experienced staff to provide weather briefings and slot information, ground handling arrangements, cleaning, catering, refuelling, baggage and aircraft handling.

The XLR Staff can provide convenient quick transfers access to the city of Exeter and to other areas of Devon together with Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset.

The airport has quick and easy access to major road networks that connect Exeter to Plymouth, Taunton and on to Bristol.

All Aircraft with a MTOW of 2T and above and Rotary of 1T and above are subject to Mandatory Handling at Exeter Airport. A strict PPR policy is in force and booking is essential. All aircraft arriving without booking and falling into the mandatory handling category may be subject to higher fees.

Ground Services

Marshalling | Parking (both on the Southside and the Northside of the airport) | Corporate Handling | Water and Toilet Service | Aircraft Cleaning (24 hours’ notice required) | Customs and Immigration Clearance

Technical Data

Runway Approach Bars: 08/26 with runway lights | Runway Length: 2076 metres x 46 metres Asphalt | ICAO EGTE | Aerodrome Elevation: 100ft | Navigational Aids: ILS Radar, DRDF, NDB, DME (36x) | Coordinates: 50° 44′ 4″ N, 3° 24′ 50″ W

Operations

Exeter Dispatch frequency: 130.175 (messages passed will be relayed to XLR)
ATC Tower frequency: 119.8

Refueling

Jet A1 and Avgas operated by Exeter Airport.
Cards accepted: All major credit cards (2% credit card fee applies) UVAir, AVCard, Colt International, Multiservice WFS, AEG & BP Sterling Card

VIP Lounge / Crew Rest Facility

A quiet environment remote from the passenger terminal offering: Complimentary beverages and snacks, newspapers and magazines | Self-service bar | Wi-Fi and digital television, smoking area and an excellent viewing area looking out over the runway

Catering

Menus are available; please ask the agent meeting your aircraft or send an email to the XLR Staff at the addresses listed below.
XLR is partnered with Skybar and Bistro Catering offering bespoke in-flight catering options.
We can supply hot water, ice, newspapers, magazines and beverages directly from the Jet centre (charges apply).
XLR can also hold catering items required for the aircraft in our fridges and freezers.

Transportation

Chauffeur driven vehicles including, Mercedes, 4×4 and other luxury vehicles are available on request and using the Airport taxi Company, Apple, taxis for clients and crew can be booked. Corporate rates apply to all services when booked through XLR.

Aircraft Charter

XLR can provide corporate jet charters and work with the leading aircraft Brokers to make sure our clients get the best deal possible.

Payment

XLR accept all major credit cards. A 2% credit card fee is applicable on all credit card transactions.

XLR also accept British Pounds and with notice Bank Transfers. Other currencies can be exchanged within Exeter and through Travelex in the Main Terminal (Subject to opening times)

Contact XLR

SITA: EXTAPXH

Email: XLR@exeter-airport.co.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1392 354 995 or:

+44 (0)7738 579 182 – Chris Beer, Head of Corporate Aviation (RCA)
+44 (0)7972 639 757 – Carl Osborne, XLR Supervisor

+44 (0)7980 937 566 – Terri Haines, Executive Coordinator
+44 (0)7740 582 184 – Andrew Morgan, Executive Coordinator

Fax: +44 (0)1392 354 943

Address: XLR Executive Jet Centre’s, Exeter Airport, Exeter EX5 2BD.

Hotels

The region has it all when it comes to business or leisure accommodation and this includes excellent shooting lodges and luxury country hotels. For example the Buckland Tout-Saints Hotel and The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa from the Eden Hotel Collection.

Exeter Airport is in the Aviation Division of the Rigby Group and these hotels are in the Hotels Division of the Rigby Group.

Buckland Tout-Saints Hotel

The Buckland Tout-Saints Hotel is a luxury William and Mary country house hotel set in its own valley, surrounded by 4½ acres of beautifully tended gardens and woodland.

Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 2DS (60 mins).

The Mount Somerset Hotel

The Mount Somerset Hotel is a beautiful Regency building sits high upon her mount cradled in between the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, affording guests simply breathtaking views over the mystical county of Somerset.

Lower Henlade, Somerset, TA3 5NB (40 mins).

Bovey Castle

Bovey Castle is history, excitement, glamour, adventure and the perfect retreat.  Bovey Castle is a place where you can live out your dreams, then put your feet up.

North Bovey, Devon, TQ13 8RE (40 mins)

XLR also work very closely with…

The 4 star MERCURE Southgate Hotel located in a central, yet quiet part of Exeter. Free WIFI and car parking when booked through ECA.
The Royal Clarence Hotel and Hampton by Hilton. Corporate rates when booked through ECA.

Sport, game and fishing

XLR works very closely with the many sport game and fishing lodges and hotels in and around Devon and Somerset and we can provide through our partners British International Helicopters excellent rates on helicopter transfers. We are also the closest international airport to the prime hunting estates in Devon.