London City Airport Reviews


London City Airport Reviews

London City Airport (IATA: LCY, ICAO: EGLC) is an airport in London. It is located on a former Docklands site in the London Borough of Newham, some 6 NM (11 km; 6.9 mi) east of the City of London and a rather smaller distance east of Canary Wharf. These are the twin centres of London’s financial industry, which is a major user of the airport.

The London City Airport was developed by the engineering company Mowlem in 1986–87 and is now owned by a consortium comprising AIG Financial Products Corp. and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).

London City Airport has a single 1,500 metres (4,900 ft) long runway, and a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P728) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flight training (but only for training necessary for the operation of aircraft at the airport). Only multi-engine, fixed-wing aircraft with special aircraft and aircrew certification to fly 5.5° approaches are allowed to conduct operations at London City Airport.

In 2012, London City Airport served over 3 million passengers, a 0.8% increase compared with 2011. It was the fifth busiest airport in terms of passengers and aircraft movements serving the London area after Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton and the 15th busiest in the UK


ATMs / Cash Machines – There are cash machines available Landside and Airside. The Euro ATM is located outside WHSmith.
Car Rentals – Alamo • Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • National. Location: next to the Terminal Building
Currency Exchange – Travelex has 4 foreign exchange counters. Locations: International Arrivals • Domestic Arrivals • Departure Lounge (Airside) • Near the Information Desk in the Terminall concourse (Landside).
Food / Restaurants – There are no 24 hour food concesstions at the London City Airport.
»Landside: Pret A Manger
»Airside: Bar Ten 28 • Caffe Nero • Trattoria • Presto
Luggage Storage / Lockers – Location: Information Desk. Rate: £5 per item per 24-hour period. Hours: see terminal hours below. Note: You must first log your items with the information Desk. A special receipt will be issued. Then you take the bags to the Left Luggage room located in security zone A. Important note: you will not have access to your luggage when the airport is closed. Hours: 5:00am-10pm (Mon-Fri) • 5:00am-1:00pm (Sat) • 11:00am-10:20pm (Sun).
Shoe Shine – Shine Corp offers complimentary shoe shine service. Location: near the Information Desk, Airside, departure lounge. Hours: 6:30am – 9:30am and 4:00pm – 7:00pm (Monday – Friday)
Showers – Not available
Internet: Free WiFi is available at London City Airport. Internet kiosks are available in the Departure Lounge near Gates 1 and 2.

Airport opening hours:
5:00am-10pm (Mon-Fri) • 5:00am-1:00pm (Sat) • 11:00am-10:20pm (Sun)

London City Airport Official Website

London City Airport Map

London City Airport Weather Forecast

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