Map of London-Heathrow, United Kingdom

Heathrow Airport

London-Heathrow Airport is located in West London and is an extremely important airport in the UK. Heathrow Airport is used by approximately 65 million passengers every year, making it the largest European airport as well as the third largest airport worldwide. There are four international airports in London and the capital is one of the most important aviation hubs in the world. Heathrow was first used for civilian passenger flights as early as in 1946. The runways and terminals 1, 2, and 3 in Heathrow airport were built in the 1950s and 60s. In 1977, Heathrow was linked to the Picadilly line of London Underground resulting in rapidly rising passenger numbers in the 1980s; Terminal 4 (T4) was therefore opened. Terminal 4 is used by British Airways and its partners for intercontinental flights. The most recent terminal at Heathrow is Terminal 5 which was inaugurated in 2008. In 2012, Terminal 2 was closed and demolished and Terminal 1 has since been used for domestic and European flights while Terminal 3 handles intercontinental flights operated by other airlines. A flight from New York to London-Heathrow takes about 8 hours, London-Heathrow to Paris about an hour and a half; London-Dublin flights take about an hour and the flight from Heathrow to Frankfurt also takes about an hour. [More]

Local time: Tue. 01 Sep '15 19:05

Flt. Departures

Flt. Arrivals

Departing Destination Flight # Airline
19:10 Bristol BRS 9B0056

19:10 Cardiff CWL 9B0056

19:10 Dublin DUB BA5977
EI0177
British Airways
Aer Lingus
19:10 Dusseldorf DUS BA0946
CX7143
JL7701
British Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways
Japan Airlines
19:10 Johannesburg JNB AA6445
AY5945
BA0055
IB4726
American Airlines
Finnair
British Airways
IBERIA
19:10 Madrid MAD AA6743
BA0516
IB3179
LA8009
US7491
American Airlines
British Airways
IBERIA
LAN Airlines
US Airways
19:10 Swansea Fairwood SWS 9B0056

19:10 Berlin-Tegel TXL 4U8465
Germanwings
19:10 Vienna VIE AA6474
AB5060
BA0706
JL7729
American Airlines
airberlin
British Airways
Japan Airlines
19:10 Berlin BER 4U8465
Germanwings
Arriving From Flight # Airline
19:10 London LON 9B0267

19:10 Stansted STN 9B0267

19:10 Rome ROM AZ0208
EY7005
9W5972
Alitalia
Etihad Airways
Jet Airways (India)
19:10 Southampton SOU 9B0112

19:10 Aberdeen ABZ DL4428
NZ4424
SA7654
SQ2554
UN7204
VS3024
Delta Air Lines
Air New Zealand
South African Airways
Singapore Airlines
Transaero Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Airways
19:10 Zurich ZRH AB5071
BA0717
CX7204
airberlin
British Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways
19:10 Luton LTN 9B0644

19:10 Oxford OXF 9B0686

19:10 Rome FCO AZ0208
EY7005
9W5972
Alitalia
Etihad Airways
Jet Airways (India)
19:10 Cambridge CBG 9B0644

Details

Airport Name London-Heathrow
City London
Region England
Country United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0) 844 335 1801
Website www.heathrow.co.uk/
Timezone Europe/London
IATA-Code LHR
Terminals 1,2,3,4,5
Adresse BAA Heathrow, Heathrow Airport Limited, Visitor Center, Newall Road, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AP, UK
Passengers/Year 67,800,000
Aircraft  Movements/Year 475,713
Employees 68,000
 
Runway Name Length Width
09L/27R 3,902 m 45 m
09R/27L 3,658 m 45 m


More information about Heathrow Airport

Cheap flights to London-Heathrow are, for example, sold by British Airways, KLM, Delta Air Lines or Deutsche Lufthansa. There are convenient links from Heathrow airport to the city centre, just take the London Underground Piccadilly Line, which serves Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3 train stations along with Heathrow Terminal 4 and Heathrow Terminal 5. Overground trains such as the Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect trains also serve London Heathrow Airport from Paddington Station. The express line takes about 15 minutes; the Connect line 25 minutes. The shuttle trains running between the terminals are free and operated by Heathrow Express and Connect trains. For transit flights, there are a number of ways of reaching the other London airports from London-Heathrow with National Express coaches who operate services from London Heathrow to Luton, Gatwick and Stansted. The airport is easy to reach by car on the M4 and M25 motorways. Hiring a car is also possible and all the major car hire companies have offices at London Heathrow airport: Sixt, National, Hertz, Enterprise, Budget, Avis and Alamo.

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