London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport London Stansted Airport is Britain's third-busiest airport, offering flights to more than 160 destinations in over 30 countries and serving 22.8 million passengers a year. Whether you're arriving, connecting or departing, you'll find everything you need here to enjoy a pleasant journey. London Stansted Airport is a passenger airport located at Stansted Mountfitchet in the...

London Southend Airport

London Southend Airport The First World War saw the birth of Southend as a flying base when the War Office listed the site as a potential landing ground in 1914. The first flight followed in 1915 when Flight Sub Lieutenant A.W. Robinson took off in a Bleriot aircraft in an (unsuccessful) attempt to intercept a German Army Zeppelin. This modest beginning led to regular RFC activity at Southend over...

London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport London Luton Airport is one of the UK's busiest airports with passenger numbers at 10.2 million during the calendar year 2008. London Luton Airport employs over 500 people directly and around 8,000 indirectly. The Airport is now one of the major economic drivers of the regional economy. In a pioneering public-private partnership deal signed in August 1998, London Luton Airport...

London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport London Heathrow is the world's busiest international airport, serving over 180 destinations in more than 90 countries. Arriving, departing or connecting, you'll find everything here to make your journey easy and enjoyable. London Heathrow Airport or Heathrow, located in the London Borough of Hillingdon, is the largest and busiest airport in the United Kingdom and the European...

Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport Gatwick is the busiest single runway airport in the world, the second largest airport in the UK and the tenth busiest international airport in the world. There are currently around 80 airlines which operate from Gatwick's two terminals, serving over 220 destinations. Gatwick is 2.7 NM north of central Crawley, West Sussex (originally Surrey), 24.7 NM (45.7 km; 28.4 mi) south...

London City Airport

London City Airport London City Airport is the UK's leading business airport with ten airlines serving over 30 destinations across the UK and Europe and connections to the rest of the world through major European hubs. The only airport actually in London, London City Airport is just two miles from the site of the 2012 Olympic Games; three miles from Canary Wharf and six miles from the City of...

Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport Liverpool John Lennon Airport is one of the UK's longest established operational airports, having been officially opened in 1933, and is located 7 miles from Liverpool City Centre, adjacent to the River Mersey. Until 2007 it was one of Europe's fastest growing airports, having increased its annual passenger numbers from 875,000 in 1998 to 5.47 million. The growth rate was 10.2...

Leeds Bradford International Airport

Leeds Bradford International Airport Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA) was originally Yeadon Aerodrome, which began operating in October 1931 with club flying and training flights being predominant activities. At this time it was on 60 acres of grassland along the Bradford Harrogate Road and flying was mainly in the Cirrus and Gypsy Moth aircraft and later Puss and Leopard Moth for training and charters...

Humberside Airport

Image - Humberside Airport Humberside Airport is a key national and international gateway to Northern and Eastern England, connecting over half a million passengers to 30 destinations every year. The Airport is also home to the UK’s second largest heliport, serving the offshore industry in the North Sea. The airport was previously a Royal Air Force base, RAF Kirmington, opened in 1941 during World War...

Gloucestershire Airport

Gloucestershire Airport In 1931, Gloucestershire Airport began life as Down Hatherley airfield, on a site adjacent to its present location. The Westgate Motor Company of Gloucester set up a dealership for de Havilland Moth aircraft and demonstrated them from this site. In the same year, The Cotswold Aero Club was formed at Down Hatherley and still operates to this day. Gloucestershire Airport, lying...

Exeter International Airport

Exeter International Airport The Exeter Corporation was one of the first Municipal authorities, in January 1932, to identify a suitable site for the location of a Municipal Airport. Exeter was one of many provincial cities to provide a licensed aerodrome on its outskirts in the late 1930s, partly to prepare for the development of airline traffic but also to be available for use in any future European war...

East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport Every year, East Midlands Airport connects over 5 million passengers with the world, serving more than 100 destinations. Winner of five prestigious travel awards in 2007, including Airport of the Year, Best UK Airport and World’s Leading Eco Friendly Airport, their airport is a vibrant economic hub, providing over 6,900 jobs. They’re the regional gateway to national and...

Coventry Airport

Coventry Airport Coventry Airport is a large freight handling hub and an important flight training centre. It also operates limited passenger flights and can offer parking and a walk-on coach-to-plane service. The airport has recently opened an executive facility, aimed at the business community. Coventry airport is situated just of the Toll Bar Roundabout of the A45 Roundabout south Coventry...

Bristol International Airport

Bristol International Airport Bristol International Airport is located at Lulsgate Bottom in North Somerset, is the commercial airport serving the city of Bristol, England. In 2003, the airport drew 45% of its passengers from the former county of Avon area, 13% from Devon, 10% from Somerset and 10% from Wales. In March 1997 the airport's name was changed to Bristol International Airport, and in December...

Bournemouth Airport

Image - Bournemouth Airport Bournemouth Airport is a key national and international gateway to Southern England, connecting over 900,000 passengers to over 60 destinations every year. The airport opened as RAF Hurn and as part of its wartime duties, it was home to a range of aircraft, including Spitfires, Wellingtons and Typhoons. Towards the end of 1942, it became a base for a number of American...