London City Airport is the most central airport in London which serves over 30 European destinations with international connections to hundreds more. London City Airport is single – runway airport for use by “Short Take Off and Landing” (STOL) airliners. London City Airport was declared the fifth busiest London’s airport in terms of aircraft movements and the number of passengers. It is the UK’s 15th busiest airport overall. Inside the terminal there are 22 check – in desks plus 12 self-service kiosks for Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and SAS.
The London City Airport is still young, having been inaugurated in 1986 (as Prince Charles himself laid the foundation stone for main terminal building in May 1986). The London City Airport was officially opened in 1987. Today the airport transports 1.5 million passengers a year.
The London City Airport is located in close proximity to London’s financial direct and the airport is very popular among business travellers. London City Airport is less than a mile from world-class events venue Excel and just two miles from the site of the 2012 Olympic Games
There are no hotels located at the London City Airport but there are several hotels within a close distance to the airport.
Business travellers at London City Airport are able to take advantage of range of business facilities at the airport, making their pre-flight time an extensions of being in the office.
London City Airport facilities include an airport lounge and meeting/conference center, business user internet access.
London City Airport is located just six miles from City of London and has good transport connections from both inside and outside the city.
London City Airport is easy whether by public transport, taxi or road.
Airport is very easy to get by public transport with a fast Docklands Light Railway Service linking to London’s Underground and national rail stations. By road is easily accessible and is located outside of London Congestion Charge zone. The Terminal entrance is located on Hortmann Road, London E16 2PX.