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London Gatwick Airport

London Gatwick Airport,London Information
Gatwick Airport is in Sussex, close to Junction 9 of the M23 motorway. It serves as London's second airport. It is the busiest single runway airport in the world, the second largest airport in the UK and the sixth busiest international airport in the world. Around 100 airlines fly from Gatwick to around 200 destinations worldwide carrying 30 million passengers a year.
London Gatwick Airport,London Address
London Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport
West Sussex
Map and Directions
London Gatwick Airport,London Telephone No.
+44 (0) 870 000 2468
London Gatwick airport has good shopping facilities located in the airport's terminal buildings. Gatwick airport has numerous shops including gift and souvenir shops, high street favourite names. Duty-free shopping is available to International travellers, after security, selling a wide range of tax-free goods.
24 hours
Gatwick has self service restaurants, open twenty four hours a day, in both terminals. There are many restaurants, bars and cafs located in both terminals. There are also a number of vending machines situated throughout the airport.
There are many bars and restaurants at both Gatwick airport terminals.
There are Short-term car parking available at various places near Gatwick airport's terminals.
Long-term car parking is available close to the airport. Regular Shuttle bus runs between the car parks and the terminals.
Valet parking is available at Gatwick airport.
Specially equipped rooms for feeding and changing babies
children's play area
disabled facilities
Gatwick airport's terminals are friendly to disabled people and those needing special assistance.
  • Disabled car parking spaces
  • Disabled toilet facilities
  • Ramps and/or lifts
  • Reserved seating for disabled people
  • Specialist assistance staff
  • Telephones at a height accessible to wheelchair users
  • Wheelchair push and provision and help with baggage provided on request
  • Wider access pathways
  • induction loop systems for hearing assistance
All pets must be under control. If you are transporting live animals check Gatwick Airport's official site for instructions.
  • 24-hour cash machines (ATMs)
  • Airport Executive Lounges
  • Baggage storage
  • Bureaux de change
  • Business facilities
  • Car hire
  • Conference and Business Centre for Business travellers
  • Internet access
  • Left luggage
  • Medical centre with first aid facilities and offering vaccinations
  • Numerous information points
  • Petrol Stations open 24 hours a day.
  • Pharmacy
  • video games arcade is located in the south terminal
Gatwick airport is 28 miles south of London. From the M25 motorway leave at Junction 7, then take the M23 south towards Crawley, turning off west at Junction 9, from where Gatwick airport is clearly signposted.
Busses are vailable to a variety of destinations, including Luton and Heathrow airports, from the terminal forecourt. Gatwick airport's coach station is on the ground floor of the south terminal. Some coaches also stop at the north terminal.
Gatwick railway station at South Terminal
Airport information
Airport information:


Usage: Public

Runway Length: 10,879

Runway Elevation: 202

Runways: 1

Terminals: 2 (North and South)

Flight Arrivals: Go to site

Flight Departures: Go to site

Airlines: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, African Safari Airlines, Afriqiyah Airways, Air Atlanta Icelandic, Air Europa, Air France, Air Gabon, Air Malta, Air Nostrum LAMSA, Air Seychelles, Air Transat, Air VIA Bulgarian Airways, Air Zimbabwe, Alitalia, American Airlines Cargo, American Trans Air, Antinea Airlines, Arkia, Azerbaijan Airlines, BASE Airlines, BWA, Balkan Bulgarian, Belavia, Britannia Cargo, British Airways, Brymon, CSA Air, Cameroon Airlines, Continental, Croatia Airlines, Cubana, Cyprus Airways, DAS Air, Delta Air Lines, Easyjet, El Al, Emirates, Estonian Air, Etihad Airways, Eurocypria Airlines, European Airlines, Finnair, First Choice Airways, FlyBE, Futura Intllll Airways, GB Airways, Helvetic

Dom/Int: International

Cargo Terminals: 1

Aircraft Stands: 120

Cargo Facilities: Warehouse 20,300m sq. (218,507sq ft), 4x 747 Freighter Docks, Bonded Warehouse, Transit Zone, EU Border Post, Mechanical Handling, Refrigerated Storage, Deep Freeze Storage, Mortuary, Animal Quarantine, Fresh Meat Inspection, Health Officials, X-Ray Equipment, Security for Valuables, Dangerous Goods, Radioactive Goods, Very Large/Heavy Cargo, Express/Courier Centre

Heliport: Yes

Annual Capacity: Over 30 Million Passengers