London City Airport is one of a growing breed of airports tailored specifically to meet the requirements of the business passenger who appreciates the reduced check-in time for departures, the quick retrieval of luggage, the swift passenger processing and the friendly attendant greeting.
Because of the Airport's close location to residential areas, flight operations are restricted Mon-Fri to 6:30am-10pm, and weekends to 12:30pm-10pm.
Due to its short take-off and landing runway, London City Airport is currently restricted to mid-sized aircraft.
LCY Airport is located in the Borough of Newham in East London, 11 km east of central London, England, and is accessible via the A1020 Royal Albert Way, the A1020 N. Woolwich Rd, and the A1011 Connaught Rd.
With one runway and yearly 4 million passengers a year (in 2016 4.5M) London City Airport is served by British Airways and its affiliates, as well as by a number of European Airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
Parking facilities are available for short- and long-term parking.
London City Airport has one passenger terminal.
Present & Future Airport Developments: Business travelers may now turn to the new 'BizTweeds'.
- The ongoing expansion program will generate additional short-haul aviation, seven new aircraft stands, parallel taxiway and terminal extensions towards the east & west, and reach a yearly capacity of 6.5 million passenger annually. Tentative completion is scheduled for 2025.
- A new runway is to become operational in the 'late 2020s'.
- A new digital air traffic control tower is to be built - able to send airfield images and data via independent and secure super-fast fiber networks to a new operations room at the NATS control center in Swanwick, Hampshire. From there, air traffic controllers will use live footage displayed on 14 HD screens forming a seamless panoramic moving image, alongside the audio-feed from the airfield, and radar readings from the skies aove London - to instruct aircraft & oversee movements.