Flying to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Located around 15 miles from the centre of the UK's capital, London Heathrow Airport (LHR) caters for 75 million passengers every year and handles 470,000 flights. The airport started life in 1930, but it became London's major airport in 1946, when the first scheduled flight took off for Argentina. The 60s and 70s saw three new terminals added to the site, followed by a fourth in 1986 and Terminal 5, which opened in 2008.
Nowadays, Heathrow is the busiest international airport on earth, hosting 90 airlines and connecting London with 180 destinations around the world. The airport is also very well connected to London itself, thanks to the Heathrow Express, bus services, the London Underground and fast road routes. You can book flights from Heathrow to any continent and almost every country, and the possibilities are endless. From Cancun to the Canaries, from Cambodia to the Copacabana, if you want to explore the world, Heathrow will often be a key part of your adventure.
Facilities at London Heathrow Airport
Passengers will find almost every possible facility on the 5 square mile site of London Heathrow Airport. Each individual terminal functions as a small shopping centre, and also offers services for business travellers and families.
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Airlines and destinations from London Heathrow Airport
Heathrow plays host to 90 different airlines. Some of them are world famous, and some of them are tiny operations. Put together, they add up to an airport with international connections to every corner of the world.
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Parking, address & ground transportation
The London Heathrow Airport is easily accessible through both public transport and by car.
The address of the airport is:
Longford, Hounslow TW6, UK
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