Gatwick Airport Guide (LGW)
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Gatwick Airport (LGW) is located 3 miles north of Crawley, West Sussex, England and about 30 miles south of London. Gatwick is the 2nd largest airport serving London. With more than 55 aircraft movements an hour, Gatwick Airport is the busiest single-runway airport in the world. Gatwick Airport's transportation history can be traced back to 1841 when it was the site of The London and Brighton Railway Station. The airport was built on its current site in the 1930s.
Transfer between Terminals
Gatwick Airport has two terminals, North and South. The North and South terminals are connected by a 0.75 mile-long automated people mover.
Nearby Airport Hotels
YOTEL London Gatwick Airport, London Gatwick Airport South Terminal | Arrivals Concourse, Crawley RH6 0NP, England, TEL: 011 44 20 7100 1100, This hotel is located inside South Terminal and offers its guests free wireless internet. Hilton London Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Gatwick Airport, Lowfield Heath RH6 0LL, England, TEL: 1 888-414-2018, This hotel is connected to the South Terminal via a covered walkway and offers its guests free wireless internet.
Transport into Town
Rail: The Gatwick Express stop at Gatwick Airport railway station is next to South Terminal and connects travelers to London. Bus: Various bus and coach services connect Gatwick to surrounding areas. EasyBus connects LGW with London for £2 and departs every 15 minutes.
No.1 Lounge Gatwick is located in South Terminal, Airside, Mezzanine Level and is open from 4am - 10pm. Aspire Lounge by Servisair is located in South Terminal, Airside, Upper Level and is open from 4am - 10pm. No. 1 Lounge Gatwick is located in North Terminal, Airside. Showers are available and is open from 4am - 10pm. Aspire Lounge by Servisair is located in North Terminal, Airside, Level 1 and is open from 4am - 10pm. British Airways and Emirates also operate lounges in the airport.
Gatwick Airport acts as a base for Aer Lingus, British Airways, EasyJet, Monarch Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, and Virgin Atlantic. LGW’s five biggest airlines are EasyJet, British Airways, Thomson Airways, Monarch Airlines, and Thomas Cook Airlines.
Gatwick offers travelers 45 minutes of free internet access. Game rooms and Kids’ Zones are located throughout the terminals.
Short-term, long-term, premium, and valet parking are available at Gatwick Airport. Visit LGW’s parking website for rates and reservations.
Cheap Flights to Gatwick
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