London Stansted is London's third-busiest airport, currently serving around 22 million passengers a year. The airport is ideally located in between the global tech and life science hubs of London and Cambridge.
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Since the acquisition of London Stansted MAG has invested in improving the Terminal building. This investment has included the introduction of premium products like: Meet and Greet Parking, Fast Track security and a new business lounge.
Stansted Facts And Figures
- 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
- Night quota restrictions apply during period 23:30 - 06:00
- Passengers per year: 22 million (July, 2015)
- Third-busiest airport in London; fourth-busiest in the UK
Airlines and aircraft movements
- Airlines: 12
- Air Transport Movements: 131,365 a year (March 2013)
- Destinations: over 170
- Countries served: 30
- Number of runways: 1
- Runway length: 3048m long by 46m wide
- Total retail space: 10,608 sqm
- Check-in capacity: 125 check-in desks
- Car parking spaces: 25,726
- Number of aircraft parking stands: up to 110
- Rail link to central London: Stansted Express, 47 minutes to London.
- 50% of passengers use public transport to travel to and from the airport (CAA data)
- £80 million redevelopment of the Terminal building (completed Oct, 2015)
- Economic contribution: £400 million a year
- Employs: 10,200 (1,316 are Stansted Airport Ltd employees)
- Cargo: Over 230,000 tonnes of air cargo (2014/15)
- First UK airport to hold both ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 standards
- Awarded Carbon Trust Standard
- Biomass boiler installed as part of £50million terminal extension, making development carbon neutral
- 57.2% of total airport waste was re-cycled in 2011.
- Targets: 0% waste direct to landfill and 60% recycled by 2015
Top international destinations (in order)
- Alicante (Spain)
- Malaga (Spain)
- Rome (Italy)
Top UK destinations (in order)
Most popular country
- 1991 on site of former airport
Owned and operated by
- Manchester Airports Group
Stansted Airport College has been officially opened at a ceremony led by Robert Halfon MP, Chair of Education Select Committee and London Stansted CEO Ken O’Toole.
18 December 2018Read in full
A record breaking 1.98 million passengers passed through London Stansted in November, up 8.7 per cent on 2017, ahead of what is expected to be the airport’s busiest ever festive season.
13 December 2018Read in full
London Stansted welcomed a record number of passengers in September as the summer getaway showed no signs of letting up beyond the peak holiday season.
16 October 2018Read in full
Steve Griffiths, most recently Chief Operating Officer for the London Underground at Transport for London and previously Chief Operating Officer for Virgin Atlantic Airways, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of London Stansted Airport.
24 September 2018Read in full
Stansted Airport College has opened its doors to almost 300 students who will study at the brand-new facility.
18 September 2018Read in full
London Stansted today welcomed Grant Shapps MP to view progress on the airport’s £600 million transformation programme and visit the brand-new Stansted Airport College which opened its doors to the first students this week.
6 September 2018Read in full
Striking new images of how London Stansted’s planned new Arrivals Terminal will look when it opens in 2020 have been unveiled.
29 August 2018Read in full