London City Airport
London City Airport is the most centrally-located of all of London’s airports situated just 7km from the center of the city. The airport handles over 4.3 million travelers every year and ranks as the 13th busiest airport in the country. London City Airport primarily offers flights around Europe and is a hub for CityJet and BA CityFlyer.
Terminals at London City Airport
London City Airport is a single-terminal airport that is relatively small compared to the other airports around London. The terminal building is set over two stories and offers a decent range of amenities and facilities. If you need to transfer between flights at the airport, you don’t need to worry about a lengthy journey between gates as the airport is fairly compact.
Facilities at London City Airport
There are many facilities and amenities available to travelers at London City Airport whether it’s browsing through shops or finding a place to eat and drink. The airport offers a selection of restaurants, bars and cafes both before and after security in addition to a few bars and pubs, so you won’t be short on places to go.
There is extensive duty free shopping available at London City Airport if you want to pick up some cheap goods before flying out. You will also find a few other shops including pharmacies and bookstores to pick up some travel essentials before your journey.
Other amenities available at the airport include complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the terminal, although you will need to pre-register online before arriving at the airport. The airport also has a First Class Lounge and a Business Lounge which can be entered for a fee, offering luxurious surroundings and amenities to enjoy while you wait for your flight.
London City Airport Travel Information
The central location of London City Airport makes it very easy to access from the rest of the city whether it is by public transport or private travel. The airport is connected to the DLR line which makes it accessible from the rest of London, while there are also a number of bus routes running to and from the airport.
Many opt for the convenience of a taxi when arriving at London City Airport. Taxis can be found just outside the airport and will be able to take you directly to your destination. It is also possible to book a private limousine service with a company at the airport if you want to travel in style. Vehicle owners will find that there is ample parking available at the airport both short and long term - be advised the pre-booking your parking over the web before arriving at the airport can be significantly cheaper.
*This information is correct as of April 2017