London Southend Airport – SEN Airport
London Southend Airport is located in Rochford District, Essex, England. It is an international airport that’s been consecutively ranked as Best Airport in Britain from 2013-2015 and Best London Airport from 2013-2019. The airport mainly handles passenger flights but also caters to charter, cargo, business flights, private aircraft, and pilot training.
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The airport was first established back in World War I. At the time, it was the largest flying ground in Essex. From the 1960s to the 1970s SEN Airport was ranked as the third busiest airport in London. The airport went through several losses early on in its history but in 2008, SEN saw the addition of a new terminal, control tower, extended runway, and connection to central London through a regular rail service. In 2012, Holiday Inn was opened adjacent to the entrance and also owned by the Stobart Group, the same group that purchased the airport in 2008. Several airlines provide regular and charter flights from SEN including easyJet, Flybe, FlyOne, Loganair, Ryanair, and Wizz Air. Not only does London Southend Airport serve Rochford District, it also benefits residents from nearby cities such Wembley, Southwater, and Yiewsley.
What to Do & Area Attractions
London Southend Airport has been ranked as among the best airports in London and Europe so it’s only reasonable that the airport also has an on-site hotel. The Holiday Inn Southend is located adjacent to the airport entrance and overlooks the airport’s runway. It is only a 4-minute walk to the airport. The Premier Inn Southend Airport Hotel is also located close by and provides laid-back accommodations plus a beer garden. Skylark Hotel is a family-run hotel that offers simple accommodations and is 2.1 miles from away from SEN Airport. Other airports can be reached in 2 hours or less from SEN. These include the Chichester Goodwood Airport and London Biggin Hill Airport.
On this page it is easy to search for Southend-on-Sea, England, UK airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Southend-on-Sea, England, UK (SEN-Southend Municipal) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the SEN airport.
Most of these SEN
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Southend-on-Sea, England, UK
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the SEN airport are Kensington High Street, Battle of Britain Bunker, and Juniper Hall Field Centre.
Map of Southend-on-Sea, England, UK Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Southend-on-Sea, England, UK (SEN-Southend Municipal)
If you planning to travel to Southend-on-Sea, England, UK (SEN-Southend Municipal), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 3:57 AM.
The temperature feels like 58.55 with a humidity level of 69 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 60 percent with visibility at 15 percent.
Today’s UV index is 8, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling west-southwest at a speed of 8 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 7:53 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Southend-on-Sea, England, UK SEN airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free SEN airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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