Gatwick Airport Guide

Welcome to the Gatwick Airport Guide – the definitive resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Gatwick Airport.

Gatwick Airport has 2 terminals, serving roughly 41 million passengers a year, transporting them to more than 200 worldwide destinations.

The airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. There are plenty of coaches, taxis and regular trains, including the Gatwick Express. Alternatively there are many airport parking companies and car hire providers nearby.

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Airport code: LGW

+44 (0)844 892 0322

45 km from London

North Terminal Postcode: RH6 0PJ

South Terminal Postcode: RH6 0NP

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Gatwick Airport News

    2017 Terminal Changes at Gatwick

    Do you know if you'll be affected by the terminal switches of three major airlines serving Gatwick?

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    A record 2016 for Gatwick Airport

    Gatwick Airport has successfully hit record passenger numbers in 2016 thanks to a huge increase in demand for European and long haul flights. As Britain’s second biggest airport, the London based facility saw 43 million people pass through its doors in 2016. December alone contributed 3.1 million to that number, which is a huge 15% increase of the December figures from 2015.

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    Gatwick Airport unveils new route to Moscow

    Russia’s capital city of Moscow is about to become much more accessible! A new route has been announced by Gatwick Airport to connect them to Moscow directly. Aeroflot, who are Russia’s national airline will begin the daily route between the two destinations on the 15th November, leaving Gatwick and arriving at Sheremetyevo International Airport, 18 miles northwest of Moscow.

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    Gatwick celebrates yet more success!

    With Gatwick Airport heading into their 36th consecutive month of continuous growth, it’s no wonder that their success has yet again made the headlines. You may remember back in 2009 when the airport went private. Since then, not only have they achieved record-breaking growth and connectivity, it’s now also the World’s busiest single runway airport. It would seem like congratulations are in order!

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    Gatwick bid to become a low carbon aiport

    As the discussions around Gatwick constructing a second runway continue, they have appointed Simon Sturgis, an expert in carbon emissions analysis, to support their efforts to become the UK's leading low carbon airport by 2025.

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