Travelling to the Olympics by helicopter

Congested streets and crowded tubes are a turn-off for the many VIPs visiting London during this summer's Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Many will want to use helicopters instead, often transferring from airports outside the city to the London Heliport in Battersea, from where they can go by boat down the Thames.

The temptation to fly all the way down to the Olympic stadium to see it from the air is obvious, but during the games the air space will be tightly restricted so that will not be possible.

BBC reporter Jorn Madslien has taken to the air to find out what they will be missing.

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