London Stansted (STN) Airport
London Stansted STN Airport Overview
M.A.G. (Manchester Airports Group) is Stansted's operator - undertaking terminal renovation & expansion, as well as expanding airline flights.
STN Airport is located at Stansted Mountfitchet, in the local district of Uttlesford, in Essex - 48 km northeast of Central London - accessible just off M11 motorway (use Junction 8A from London, or Junction 8 from Cambridge and follow signs. Postcode: CM24 1RW).
With one long runway and an estimated annual passenger count of over 17.8 million, London Stansted Airport is served by a host of domestic, international, low-fare & charter airlines offering countless direct and connecting flights to all parts of the globe.
NOTE: Stansted Airport is shifting its Express Set Down area to the main forecourt, allowing passengers to be dropped off directly outside the main terminal.
Stansted Airport has one passenger terminal.
Present & future Airport Developments:
1.The passenger termial is presently under redevelopment. Its state-of-the-art design is to better use existing space, provide for new security facilities and enlarge departures lounge; double seating capacity, add better restaurants & shops, improve way-finding and add flight information screens. The design will allow flexibility for future airline requirements. The first phase of construction has been completed, while the phase started March 2014 involving a new center piece departures lounge. On completion by 2015, the terminal has a capacity to handle 5,500 passenger/hr through a new high-tech zone.
2. Transportation: Priority has recently been given to transport improvements on the London-Stansted-Cambridge Corridor infrastructure.