Arriving in London by air

Flights to London Heathrow (Photo © Reid Bramblett)
Flights to London Heathrow
Flights to London Heathrow, Plane to London, London (Photo © Reid Bramblett)
British Airways plane tails at Heathrow Airport, Plane to London, London (Photo courtesy of Heathrow Airport Limited)

Flying into London

Transatlantic flights usually land west of the city at Heathrow Airport—though some land at Gatwick Airport.

Many low-cost and no-frill carriers use two smaller, slightly more distant airports: Stansted Airport and Luton Airport. (Some LCCs also have flights in and out of Gatwick, but not nearly as many).

Some flights from Britain and northern Europe land at little London City Airport.

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