30 Facts About London City Airport

1. London City Airport is located in the City of London, with access to central London in 22 minutes.

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2. London City Airport has foreign exchange services at the airport before security, after security, in the International Arrivals Hall and Domestic Arrivals.

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3. London City Airport has has an alternate mobile website for quick access to flight information.

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4. London City Airport has shops to tend to your last minute eating, shopping, or travel essentials.

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5. London City Airport can be found in London Borough of Newham.

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6. London City Airport is 6 miles from the City of London, and just 3 miles from Canary Wharf.

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7. London City Airport is famous for its scenic landing, giving views of many of London's world-famous landmarks.

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8. London City Airport is a popular airport for private jet charter passengers, looking for the fastest route in and out of the city.

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9. London City Airport is the closest airport to central London.

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10. London City Airport has a dedicated station on the Docklands Light Railway—part of the Transport for London network.

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11. London City Airport opened in 1988 and has a single runway and one terminal.

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12. London City Airport is located about 9 miles east of central London and handles short-haul international flights with a strong emphasis on business travel to destinations across Europe.

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13. London City Airport is the served by the Route A of the Luton to Dunstable Busway, a bus rapid transit route which connects the airport with Luton Town Centre and the neighbouring towns of Dunstable, Houghton Regis and Milton Keynes.

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14. In 1972, Luton London City Airport was the most profitable airport in the country.

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15. London City Airport is two miles from Junction 10 of the M1 motorway.

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16. London City Airport serves 180 places in 85 countries: New York, Dubai and Dublin are the top three destinations.

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17. London City Airport is about a 15-minute drive from London's financial district and can be accessed via the M11 motorway or the A12 road.

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18. London City Airport is choking on its own gasses, garbage and excrement.

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19. London City Airport assembled some of the best-known business names in the UK yesterday to tackle the rising skills shortage in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and announce a new bursary for East London pupils.

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20. London City Airport provides a unique stress free experience for business and leisure travellers serving 48 European destinations.

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21. London City Airport, founded on a first century Roman fort and named after a local river, was well established as a wine trading post by the 13th century.

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22. London City Airport has said its new security area will reduce the average queuing time to just six minutes.

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23. London City Airport assembled some of the best-known business names in the country today, to tackle the rising skills shortage in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and announce a new £25,000 bursary fund for East London pupils.

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24. London City Airport is on track to host a record 4.7 million passengers this year.

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25. London City Airport names ex Crossrail boss Rob Holden as new chairman.

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26. London City Airport is served by the A1020 road and the A112 road.

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27. On 27 July 2016 London City Airport was given approval by authorities for their £344m expansion plan.

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28. London City Airport was first proposed in 1981 by Reg Ward, who was Chief Executive of the newly formed London Docklands Development Corporation that was responsible for the regeneration of the area.

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29. London City Airport has a single 1,500-metre long runway, and a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P728) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flight training (but only for training necessary for the operation of aircraft at the airport).

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30. London City Airport is an international airport in London, United Kingdom.

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