City Airport Guide (LCY)
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London City Airport (LCY) is located 7 miles east of London, England, United Kingdom. In 2012, London City Airport served over 3 million passengers, making is the 15th busiest airport in the United Kingdom. Queen Elizabeth II officially opened London City Airport in 1987. Because of its proximity to London’s Financial District, the London City Airport is primarily used by business travelers.
Transfer between Terminals
London City Airport is a small international airport with a single terminal building with 15 gates. The airport’s terminal is accessible by foot.
Nearby Airport Hotels
Travelodge London City Airport Hotel, Hartmann Road, Silvertown, London E16 2BZ, England, Located a quarter of a mile from the airport, this hotel offers its guests an on-site bar and lounge, and free wireless internet. Ramada Hotel and Suites London Docklands, 2 Festoon Way, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1RH, England, This pet-friendly hotel boasts on-site dining, free wireless internet, and access to a fitness center.
Transport into Town
Light Rail: The London City Airport Docklands Light Railway station adjoins the terminal building. Docklands Light Railway links the London City Airport the new financial district at Canary Wharf, the traditional financial district, and to Stratford International station. The Light Rail also offers travelers connects to London Underground, London Overground, and Southeastern Trains. Bus: London Buses 473 and 474 connect the airport to local East London destinations.
There are no special lounges inside the London City Airport.
Approximately 8 airlines provide service to the London City Airport. These airlines include Alitalia, British Airways, and CityJet.
Free wireless internet is available throughout the airport. London City Airport is home to 7 eateries and approximately 5 retail shops including a duty-free store. London City Airport enforces a “Silent Airport” policy, so no unnecessary announcements are made over the airport’s loudspeakers. Business travelers can also take advantage of the airport’s free shoe shine service.
London City Airport offers short-term parking at the terminal, and long-term parking just minutes from the terminal. Terminal parking rates range from £6.00 for 30 minutes and £55.00 for one day. Long-term parking costs £45.00 for one day. Parking spots can be reserved in advanced on London City Airport’s website.
Cheap Flights to City
Historical prices for London City flights.