North Weald Airbase

EHAAT’s new airbase takes shape

We are delighted to be able to update you with the progress on our new airbase. Check out the time-lapse footage below.

February 2020 to January 2021 Timelapse Footage

Operational benefits

The new building will give us security of tenure and will result in significant cost savings compared to leasing a new building built to the same specification.

As well as facilities for aircraft, vehicles and crew, the building will include space for training, mentoring, patient liaison and cross-training with other emergency services, which will benefit both EHAAT and the local pre-hospital care community.

It will also provide a visitor centre which will allow us to welcome and engage with our supporters; plus space for EHAAT’s Hertfordshire Fundraising Team to work more closely with their clinical colleagues.

In addition to the new airbase at North Weald, we are undertaking improvement works to the facilities at our Earls Colne airbase.


EHAAT is using a one-off grant from the Government to help pay for the new airbase, which will cost around £4.5 million.


Previous news

Work commences on new airbase – February 2020 

North Weald Breaking Ground 12th February 2020



Over the coming months, we will update with the latest build photos.



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