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Facts and Figures

 

Gatwick airport is the UK's second largest airport to Heathrow and due to it's single runway the it operates the busiest runway in the world.

Over 90 airlines are based at Gatwick with nearly 250,000 aircrafts movements a year to over 200 destinations. 32 million passengers uded the airport in 2007 split 70% Scheduled 30% Charter.

Gatwick Numbers

    * South Terminal opened in 1958 204 check-ins

    * North Terminal opened in 1988 114 check-ins

    * 4100 Short Stay car parking spaces

    * 29500 Long Stay car parking spaces

    * One runway 3300 metres long and 45 metres wide.

    * 66 piers

    * 25,000 employees

    * 216,000 tonnes of freight

 

Destinations 
Top ten international destinations (in order)

  • Malaga

  • Palma

  • Alicante

  • Tenerife

  • Orlando

  • Amsterdam

  • Faro

  • Geneva

  • Barcelona

  • Atlanta

 

For some years Stansted has been increasing its share of the UK Passenger market however, 2007 saw Gatwick's airport % slightly increase with Stansted remaining static.

Please see table below.


    

UK Passenger Standings.

 

Airport Name         2007 Passengers   UK %       2006 Passengers      UK %    

HEATHROW           67 561                  28.1            67 576                   28.8

GATWICK               34 969                  14.6           33 730                   14.4

STANSTED              24 015                  10.0           23 568                   10.1

MANCHESTER          21 886                   9.1            22 047                    9.4

LUTON                     9 828                   4.1             9 427                     4.0

BIRMINGHAM            9 108                   3.8             9 039                     3.9

EDINBURGH              8 985                   3.7              8 577                    3.7

GLASGOW                8 774                   3.7              8 774                    3.7

BRISTOL                  5 820                   2.4              5 687                    2.4

NEWCASTLE              5 677                   2.4              5 380                    2.3

LIVERPOOL               5 426                   2.3              4 910                    2.1

EAST Midlands           5 307                   2.2              4 587                    2.0

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