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London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL)

Statistics
Total Destinations: 111
Total Aircraft: 94
Total PIREPs: 19372
Total Hours: 45817:03
Total PAX Carried: 2754098
Most Popular Destination: Manchester (EGCC)
Base Opened: 2004
Based Aircraft
Boeing 737-800 17
Airbus A320-214 6
Boeing 747-400 5
Boeing 787-8 9
Boeing 777-200LR 17
Airbus A321-231 9
Airbus A350 XWB 6
Boeing 747-8i 9
Boeing 787-10 4
Airbus A320-273N 3
Boeing 787-9 9
Airport Information
London Heathrow is a major international airport located in West London. Heathrow started as a little hamlet in 1929 and has grown to the 3rd busiest international airport worldwide in terms of passenger traffic. It is also the UK's busiest airport.

Heathrow is Fly UK's main base, serving a multitude of destinations using over 40 aircraft. Operating at 99% capacity, Heathrow is the airport to fly from.

London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK)

Statistics
Total Destinations: 109
Total Aircraft: 61
Total PIREPs: 9992
Total Hours: 21853:48
Total PAX Carried: 1114419
Most Popular Destination: Edinburgh (EGPH)
Base Opened: 2004
Based Aircraft
Airbus A320-214 15
Boeing 747-400 6
Boeing 787-8 6
Boeing 777-200LR 7
Airbus A321-231 5
Airbus A320-273N 3
Boeing 787-9 6
Airport Information
Gatwick Airport, also known as London Gatwick, is situated in Crawley, 30 miles south of Central London. It is the second-busiest airport by total passenger traffic in the UK, after Heathrow, and the ninth-busiest airport in Europe. 

Originally opened as an aerodrome in the late 1920s; it has been in use for commercial flights since 1933. The airport has two terminals, the North Terminal and the South. Gatwick operates as a single-runway airport although it has two runways; the northern runway (08L/26R) can only be used when the main runway (08R/26L) is out of use for any reason.

In 2018, 46.1 million passengers passed through the airport, a 1.1% increase compared with 2017. As of 2020, Gatwick is the busiest airport in the world to operate with only one runway having served 46.5 million passengers during 2019.

Manchester Ringway (MAN/EGCC)

Statistics
Total Destinations: 51
Total Aircraft: 34
Total PIREPs: 9131
Total Hours: 17988:02
Total PAX Carried: 1014884
Most Popular Destination: London (EGLL)
Base Opened: 2005
Based Aircraft
Airbus A320-214 10
Dash 8 Q400 3
Boeing 787-8 4
Airbus A320-273N 2
Boeing 787-9 4
Airport Information
Manchester Airport is the 3rd busiest airport in the UK after Heathrow and Gatwick.

Outside London, Manchester is the busiest airport in the UK. During the Second World War, the RAF commissioned it as RAF Ringway and produced military aircraft for the war effort.

Manchester Airport was getting busy and so in 1997 they decided to lay a second runway which opened in 2001. The airport now houses one of the last Concordes (G-BOAC) in the visitor park.

Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI/EGPH)

Statistics
Total Destinations: 50
Total Aircraft: 24
Total PIREPs: 10711
Total Hours: 16771:56
Total PAX Carried: 811996
Most Popular Destination: London (EGLL)
Base Opened: 2009
Based Aircraft
Boeing 737-800 10
Boeing 787-8 2
Airbus A320-273N 2
Boeing 787-9 1
Airport Information
Holding the title of the busiest airport in Scotland, Edinburgh is the fifth busiest airport within the UK by passenger numbers and is often classified as the airport 'Where Scotland meets the world'.

During the First World War, Turnhouse Airport (as it was once called) was the most northerly air defence base which opened for service in 1915. When the Royal Air Force was formed in 1918, one of it's first bases was RAF Turnhouse.

Edinburgh reached a record level of nearly 9.8 million passengers with over 111,000 aircraft movements which is a reason why the 2013 expansion plan was announced.

London City Airport (LCY/EGLC)

Statistics
Total Destinations: 21
Total Aircraft: 8
Total PIREPs: 2098
Total Hours: 2648:04
Total PAX Carried: 104168
Most Popular Destination: Edinburgh (EGPH)
Base Opened: 2012
Based Aircraft
Dash 8 Q400 8
Airport Information
London City is an international airport officially opened in 1987, situated between Central London and Canary Wharf.

Due to the airports location it has very stringent noise abatement procedures.This with the physical dimensions of the airport 1508m (4948ft) runway with a 5.5 degree approach angle restricts the aircraft that may use the airport and provides additional challenges for pilots.

The airport is an extremely popular destination for business jets and provides further challenges for ground movements due to limited taxi ways and apron space.

Birmingham (BHX/EGBB)

Statistics
Total Destinations: 26
Total Aircraft: 14
Total PIREPs: 4386
Total Hours: 7235:43
Total PAX Carried: 334721
Most Popular Destination: Edinburgh (EGPH)
Base Opened: 2013
Based Aircraft
Dash 8 Q400 4
Bombardier CRJ700 6
Airport Information
Birmingham International airport is situated 5.5nm southeast of Birmingham City Centre.

The airport was first used in 1928 and after having been utilised by the RAF and other activities Birmingham Airport re-opened officially in May 1984 as Birmingham International Airport with a special rail link to Birmingham International Railway Station and serving the National Exhibition Centre (NEC).

The runway, 25/33, is 3052m (10013ft) in length. Birmingham was the 6th busiest international airport in the UK in 2014 seeing a total of 9.7m passengers.

Southampton Eastleigh (SOU/EGHI)

Statistics
Total Destinations: 30
Total Aircraft: 9
Total PIREPs: 2226
Total Hours: 2891:54
Total PAX Carried: 122543
Most Popular Destination: Jersey (EGJJ)
Base Opened: 2016
Based Aircraft
Dash 8 Q400 6
Bombardier CRJ700 3
Airport Information
The airport handled nearly two million passengers during 2016, an 8.8% increase compared with 2015, making it the 18th busiest airport in the UK. Southampton Airport has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P690) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction.

The airport is owned and operated by AGS Airports which also owns and operates Aberdeen and Glasgow Airports. It was previously owned and operated by Heathrow Airport Holdings (formerly known as BAA).

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