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Heathrow Airport (LHR) Information


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 LHR Heathrow Airport Info & Guide


Heathrow Airport

Where is Heathrow Airport? , 


London Heathrow Airport (IATA: LHR, ICAO: EGLL), or simply Heathrow Airport, is located west of central London, in the Borough of Hillingdon, England, United Kingdom. 


LHR Airport has two parallel east–west runways along with four operational terminals.


In 2015, London Heathrow Airport served 75,985,748 passengers, making it the busiest airport in the European Union, and the 6th busiest in the world. 


Heathrow Airport is the busiest of London's 6 airports, the others being London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Stansted Airport (STN), London Luton Airport (LTN), London City Airport (LCY) and London Southend (SEN)


Together, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, London City and Southend, make London the busiest city airport system in the world, with more than 155 million passengers a year served by all 6 airports.


Airlines the world over fly to London, and Heathrow Airport is the primary hub of British Airways, BMI and Virgin Atlantic.


The top international cities served from London Heathrow Airport are Amsterdam, Athens, Boston, Chicago, Copenhagen, Delhi, Dubai, Dublin, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Lisbon, Los Angeles, Madrid, Miami, Mumbai, Munich, New York, Paris, Rome, San Francisco, Singapore, Stockholm, Toronto, Vienna, Washington DC and Zurich. LHR has flights to hundreds more cities.


Your best bet for a London Heathrow Airport transfer is the train or a hotel shuttle. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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Allow 16-20 minutes travel time between Heathrow Airport's four terminals. Terminals 1 and 3 are a short walk from each other. Terminals 4 and 5 are served by free trains and buses.

 

Services at Heathrow Airport include:


  • Free power pole charging stations - all departure lounges
  • Luggage storage - ground floor, all terminals
  • Servisair Executive Lounge (fee) - Terminals 1 and 3
  • No.1 Traveller Lounge (fee) - Terminal 3
  • E-cigarette "vaping" lounge - Terminal 4 *NEW*
  • Harrod's - all terminals
  • Mobile apps
  • Cell phone rental
  • Postal services - locations of post office and post boxes
  • Heathrow Health Centre - D'Albiac House
  • Pharmacy - Boots branches before security in Terminals 1 and 5 dispense prescriptions
  • Airport Live, episodes of BBC Two production - watch video clips  *NEW*

 

To transfer to Gatwick Airport (LGW) or Stansted Airport (STN), see Travel Between Airports. 




Additional Heathrow Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 28 Jun 2016