Gatwick Airport - LGW
Gatwick Airport is a major international airport located Crawley, West Sussex. It serves London, England and its surrounding areas including Crawley, Sutton, Burgess Hill, Redhill, and more. Operating under the airport code LGW, it is the second busiest airport in the UK and the ninth busiest in the Europe. It occupies an area of 1,670 acres. Owned and operated by the Gatwick Airport Limited. It is the hub for British Airways, the flag carrier for the United Kingdom. In 2018, it handled more than 46 million passengers. There are a total of 115 gates in Gatwick Airport.
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The land where the Gatwick Airport now stands was originally developed as an aerodrome in the late 1920s. Commercial flights were approved in the 1930s. There is one main asphalt runway. The secondary runway is also available, but it can only be used when the main runway is free. There are two main terminals – south and north. It is equipped with restaurants, shops, and lounges. The terminals are connected on the landside by a 1.21-kilometer-long people mover. There is no connection between the terminals past the security checks. The top 3 busiest destinations to and from Gatwick Airport in 2018 include Barcelona, Dublin, and Malaga.
What to Do & Area Attractions
There are over a hundred hotels that are easily accessible from or located near the airport. Some of the closest include the Premier Inn London Gatwick Airport. This airport hotel is less than 0.7 miles from LGW. Other hotel options include the Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central and the Airport Inn Gatwick. Both of these are less than 2 kilometers away.
Alternate airports for Gatwick Airport include the London Heathrow Airport, located 40 miles away in London.
On this page it is easy to search for London, England, UK airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. London, England, UK (LGW-Gatwick) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the LGW airport.
Most of these LGW
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these London, England, UK
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the LGW airport are Kensington High Street, Battle of Britain Bunker, and Juniper Hall Field Centre.
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Weather Forecast for London, England, UK (LGW-Gatwick)
If you planning to travel to London, England, UK (LGW-Gatwick), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 4:13 AM.
The temperature feels like 56.25 with a humidity level of 76 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 47 percent with visibility at 15 percent.
Today’s UV index is 6, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling west-southwest at a speed of 11 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 7:42 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for London, England, UK LGW airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free LGW airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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