Gloucestershire Airport formerly Staverton Airport, is located at Staverton, in the Borough of Tewkesbury within Gloucestershire. It is regularly used for private charter flights to destinations such as Jersey and Guernsey. The main terminal at Gloucestershire Airport has a visitor's reception area with FREE WiFi Internet access, a pilots briefing area, and an arrivals and departures lounge with full security screening capability, there is just 298 miles from Jersey to Gloucester.
The City of Gloucester has a unique history from its Roman foundations to its Victorian docklands. Gloucester is a vibrant multicultural city that combines historic architecture with a unique blend of visitor attractions, festivals and entertainment, a collection of high street and specialist shops and a mouth watering array of tea shops, restaurants, wine bars and pubs offer food and drink for all tastes. The city is overlooked by the Cotswolds Hills in the lush Severn Valley and is easily accessible from all corners of the country. The port of Gloucester was of great historical importance. The Romans built a fort which was used for the transport of men and supplies between the Midlands and Wales. In 1580 Gloucester was granted the status of port by Queen Elizabeth 1. In 1794 a canal was constructed to Berkeley which opened up a link with the Stroud water and Thames canals so providing a direct route to the Midlands and London.