Flights to London
Did you know that?
- There are a total of 8 airports in London, which is why London is considered to be an important „aviation“ clutch of all major cities in the world.
- London Heathrow Airport is located in the west of London in the Hillingdon district. Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. Airport capacity is an incredible 67 million passengers a year, of which 3.7 million passengers fly on the New York line. Heathrow Airport has 5 terminals for public transport and 1 terminal for freign transport. Terminal 1 will be handled by Star Alliance passengers. Terminal 3 is reserved for Oneworld passengers. SkyTeam passengers are picked up at Terminal 4 and Terminal 5 serves British Airways.
- London Gatwick Airport is located about 46 km south of central London. Gatwick Airport is the second largest and busiest airport in London. In 2010, the airport cleared 31.3 million passengers. Passengers traveling to and from London are picked up at two terminals (North and South). The airport offers mainly two airlines: British Airways and EasyJet.
- London Stansted Airport is a civilian airport located in Stansted Mountfitchet 48 km northeast of central London. Stansted Airport is the largest base of low cost airline Ryanair, which offers flights to more than 100 destinations around the world. Directly behind the terminal building is the Stansted Airport railway station, which runs trains every 60 minutes.
- London Luton Airport is 56 km north of central London in Borough of Luton. Luton Airport is the fourth busiest airport in London, thanks to several airlines such as EasyJet, Ryanair, Thomson Airways and Wizz Air. Most flights are within Europe, but airlines also offer flights to North Africa and Asia.
- London City Airport is a single-jet-only airport that runs from the airport to the so-called Short Take Off and Landing. Since the airport is located near Docklands in London and the financial district, the airport is mainly used by traders. There are 22 check-in check-in counters and self-check-in kiosks of some airlines (British Airways, CityJet, Lufthansa, Luxair, Swiss International Air Lines).
- London Southend Airport is the regional airport of District of Rochford. The airport is located between the two city districts of Rochford and Southend. A train runs between Rochford and London Liverpool Street. The journey takes about 50 minutes. Southend airport operates mainly charter and business flights and freight flights. The great advantage of the airport is that there is good weather and therefore, in the event of bad weather, it is used as an alternative to diverting aircraft to other London airports.
- London Oxford Airport, also known as Kidlington Airport, is a private airport located about 84 km from Kidlington, west of West London. It focuses on the General Air Force and is the seat of the Oxford Aviation Academy, the largest airline in Europe. Civilian flights account for approximately 10% of the total airport capacity.
- London Biggin Hill Airport is Biggin Hill Airport, just 14 km north-east of London. The airport originally served for the royal family (Royal Air Force). Biggin Hill became famous during the Second World War, serving as the main base for aviation protection in London. At present, the airport is mainly used for business flights. It focuses mainly on the General Air Force and currently does not operate one regular route.
- London Ashford Airport, also known as Lydd Airport, is located north of Ashford. Lydd Air is located directly at the airport and offers scheduled flights to Le Touquet in northern France.