Private Jet Flights to EFD: Ellington Airport - Houston, TX
Ellington Airport Overview
Located about 17 miles from Houston, Ellington Airport is a small general aviation facility that serves about 300 flights per day. It is a common route for private jet charters to Houston, allowing business travelers and recreational passengers an opportunity to avoid the clutter of George Bush Airport while also arriving closer to downtown.
About Ellington Airport
Ellington (EFD) is unique for a reliever airport. While most airports have a small degree of military operations, for Ellington Airport, the military represents over a quarter of its flights. Ellington is also categorized as a commercial space port, having been licensed to handle space planes.
Ellington Airport has three runways of different sizes, with its largest runway of 9,000 feet considered long enough for the vast majority of business jets.
Should Your Charter a Private Jet to EFD?
Like many small general aviation facilities, the choice to charter a private jet to EFD depends in large part on your final destination. Yet there are some that travel to Ellington Airport on purpose, as a way to visit the Lone Flight Museum or, if it’s the right time of year, to catch the Wings Over Houston Air Show before departing of their destination.
EFD’s one FBO is also equipped with amenities geared towards charter flight passengers, including:
- On-site restaurant
- Theater room
- Courtesy vehicles
- Private workstations
- Showers and passenger lounges
There is also a golf course nearby, and the FBO can provide you with golf cart service if needed.
Ellington Airport is a smart choice for private aviation, and one of many worth considering in the Greater Houston area. Charter your flight to Houston today with evoJets.
Ellington Airport FBO Details
The following FBO’s are available for EFD private jet service:
- Signature Flight Support
There is also “On the Fly Self Fueling Station” with low cost fuel for most cost efficient flights.
Ellington Airport Technical Information
|Longest Runway||9,001 ft|
|Port of Entry||No|
|Aircraft Supported 135||All|
|Airport Coordinates||29.6072998°, -95.15879822°|
|Airport Website||Ellington Airport Official Website|
|Airport Address||360 Somers Rd, Ellington, CT 06029|