London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

FAA Code Time Zone Europe/London
Phone Fax +44 844 892 0322
Latitude 51.150836 Longitude -0.177416
Web Site Email
Current Date and Time 05:11 24-Mar-2019
Open Hours Monday through Sunday, all day Elevation 194 Feets
Address West Sussex RH6 0NP, United Kingdom

London Gatwick Airport Facts

Gatwick Airport 5.0 km north of the centre of Crawley, West Sussex, and 47.5 km south of Central London. Also known as London Gatwick, it is London's second-largest international airport and the second-busiest in the United Kingdom. Gatwick is Europe's leading airport for point-to-point flights and has the world's busiest single-use runway, with a maximum of 55 aircraft movements per hour. Its two terminals North and South cover an area of 98,000 m2 and 160,000 m2, respectively. In 2014, 38.1 million passengers passed through the airport, a 7.5 per cent increase compared with 2013.

Gatwick's original terminal, the Beehive, is included within the City Place Gatwick office complex together with 1, 2 and 3 City Place. The complex was developed by BAA Lynton.

A number of airlines have had offices at the Beehive, including BEA/British Airways Helicopters, Jersey Airlines, Caledonian Airways, Virgin Atlantic and GB Airways. Other airlines which had headquarters on airport propertyinclude British Caledonian, British United Airways, CityFlyer Express, Laker Airways and Tradewinds Airways.


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