London Gatwick Airport in London, United Kingdom

London Gatwick Airport

London Gatwick Airport is located south of Central London and north of the centre of Crawley, West Sussex. The airport is also referred to as London Gatwick. By passenger traffic, the airport is the United Kingdom’s second largest International airport and second busiest. The airport served more than 33.6 million passengers in 2011.

The airport is served by numerous airlines which include Aerosvit Airlines, British Airways, Air Malta, Bulgaria Air, Caribbean Airlines, Jat Airways, Korean Air, Hong Kong Airlines, Montenegro Airlines, Monarch, Virgin Atlantic Airlines, and many other airlines from around the world.

London Gatwick Airport is a home base for the South East of England and London. The airport is a family friendly airport that offers families special services, such as, porters to help with the bags, kids’ zones, baby changing facilities, and family friendly restaurants.

London Gatwick Airport has taken added measures to ensure an optimal travel experience for all flyers with a number of facilities and services which include charging stations, wireless Internet, postal boxes, ATMs, a currency exchanger, lounges equipped for the professionals with office equipment that is available for use, information booths, first aid stations, and a lost and found. Also featured within the airport are a variety of restaurants and eateries to enjoy a number of types of meals, as well as, snacks to go. Flyers and guests to the airport can also enjoy alcoholic beverages in the restaurants and bars within the airport. Flyers and guest to the airport also enjoy a large display of art that offers culture of the region and tastes of the world. Flyers enjoy a climate controlled temperature and large departure waiting lounges to comfortably enjoy the time while they wait for their flight.

London Gatwick Airport does not have an onsite hotel; however, there are many hotels in close proximity to the airport that offer shuttle transportation to and from the airport.

London Gatwick Airport provides passengers that need extra assistance on their journey through the airport with special services. The airport has a team that is dedicated to helping the mobility impaired, mentally impaired, and visually and hearing impaired. 


Airport Parking and Transfers

London Gatwick Airport features a number of parking options which include short stay airport parking, long stay airport parking, and valet parking. Also available is parking for the disabled and motorcycle parking.

Ground transportation from the airport includes taxis, car rental, car hire, trains, rail, coaches, local buses, and shuttles.