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London Gatwick: introduction

 

London Gatwick is one of the UK’s busiest airports. It is a major hub for international air transport. Located in South London, the airport is renowned for its global connectivity, modern infrastructure and operational efficiency.

As a gateway to the world, Gatwick welcomes millions of passengers every year. Its capacity offers a wide range of domestic and international flights to destinations across the globe. Find out more about Gatwick airport with AEROAFFAIRES.

 

London Gatwick: a little history

 

The history of London Gatwick Airport dates back to the inter-war years. The site was initially developed as an airfield in 1930. At the time, it was mainly used for leisure and cargo flights. During the Second World War, it was requisitioned by the British Army for use as an air base.

After the war, Gatwick was reopened to civilian traffic and gradually began to develop as a commercial airport. In 1958, the first permanent passenger terminal was inaugurated. This marked the beginning of its transformation into a major international airport. Over the following decades, Gatwick continued to expand its facilities and modernize its infrastructure to meet the growing demand for air travel.

Today, London Gatwick is one of the UK’s leading airports. The airport offers two major terminals serving millions of passengers every year. Its rich and varied history makes it an essential part of the UK airport landscape. Indeed, the airport is suitable for both domestic and international air travel.

 

How to get to London Gatwick

 

Getting to London Gatwick using business aviation offers a fast, efficient and highly personalized travel experience. Situated around 45 kilometers south of London, this international airport is well served by various means of transport. Its location offers optimum accessibility for business travellers.

However, due to the busy nature of Gatwick airport, it is generally advisable to use other private airports in London, such as Northolt or Farnborough. These airports, exclusive to tailor-made flights, provide private jet connections to and from London.

At London Gatwick airport, travelers can benefit from tailor-made services to ease their transition from the airport. Within the FBO signature aviation, VIP treatment services are available to welcome passengers as soon as they arrive. These services offer fast check-in, as well as access to private lounges to relax or work before their flight.

In addition, business travelers can choose from a range of ground transportation services to get to their final destination from London Gatwick. AEROAFFAIRES offers personalized transfer services. Enjoy a comfortable journey with smooth movement from the airport to your final destination.

 

London Gatwick by private jet with AEROAFFAIRES

 

An expert in private jet charter, AEROAFFAIRES offers a VIP and personalized service at the best price. Whatever aircraft you are looking for, your dedicated air advisor will provide you with 24/7 assistance up to 2 hours before your flight.

Already nearly 95,000 passengers have traveled with AEROAFFAIRES, on more than 20,000 different private jets. Traveling with AEROAFFAIRES also supports our Sky CO2 program, which offers to finance the preservation of ecosystems in France.

Fill out our online quote, or contact us by phone at +33 (0) 1 44 09 91 82 or by email at charter@aeroaffaires.com.

Price estimate for the rental of a private jet

Paris – London Gatwick

  • Number of passengers: 6
  • Aircraft: pilatus PC-24
  • Price: from 5600 EUR

Geneva – London Gatwick

  • Number of passengers: 11
  • Aircraft: pilatus PC-12
  • Price: from 14,400 EUR

Milan – London Gatwick

  • Number of passengers: 8
  • Aircraft: gulfstream G400
  • Price: from 16,550 EUR

Useful information

London Gatwick airport address:

Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NP, United Kingdom

Code: EGKK, LGW

IATA Code: LGW

ICAO Code: EGKK

Coordinates: 51° 08′ 53″ north, 0° 11′ 25″ west

Opening hours: The airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Runway length: 3,316 meters

The airport can accommodate all types of aircraft.

Signature Aviation FBO offers the following services:

  • 24-hour surveillance
  • Bottled water
  • Computers
  • Crew room
  • On-site customs and immigration
  • Internet access
  • Galley
  • Conference room
  • VIP lounge
  • Pets allowed

Location & access

Gatwick airport is located around 45 kilometers (27 miles) south of central London. Journey time by car to the city center is around 1 hour.

The main roads between Gatwick and London are the M23 freeway and the A23.

There are also public transport options, such as the Gatwick Express trains, which connect the airport to central London in around 30 minutes.

AEROAFFAIRES offers personalized transfer services. Enjoy a comfortable journey with smooth movement from the airport to your final destination.

Recommandations

AEROAFFAIRES recommends that you visit these iconic landmarks:

  • Big Ben
  • Buckingham Palace
  • London Eye
  • Tower Bridge
  • British Museum
  • Tate Modern
  • Hyde Park
  • Greenwich Park

AEROAFFAIRES recommends these restaurants:

The Chicama restaurant offers refined Peruvian cuisine in an elegant, contemporary setting, with dishes prepared from fresh, local ingredients, highlighting the vibrant flavors of Peruvian cuisine.

The Medlar restaurant offers a sophisticated dining experience in a warm and intimate setting, featuring creative and delicate dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients.

The Hide restaurant offers a refined culinary experience in an elegant, contemporary setting, with a focus on local, seasonal produce.

AEROAFFAIRES recommends these hotels:

The Shangri-La Hotel offers a luxurious and unforgettable stay in the heart of the city. This five-star hotel offers elegant rooms and suites with breathtaking views of the London skyline. With its service, top-class facilities and central location, the Shangri-La is the ideal choice for travelers seeking comfort and elegance during their stay in London.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is an iconic establishment located in the prestigious Knightsbridge district. Offering an exquisite blend of luxury and elegance, this five-star hotel features sumptuous rooms, Michelin-starred restaurants, a world-class spa and unrivalled service.

The Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square is a luxurious jewel in a historic location in the heart of the city. Offering a sophisticated blend of modern comfort and classic charm, this five-star hotel offers elegant rooms, award-winning restaurants, a sumptuous spa and impeccable service for an unforgettable London experience.

  • Are there services for passengers with reduced mobility at Gatwick?

    Yes, Gatwick offers special assistance for passengers with reduced mobility. Wheelchair assistance, boarding ramps and other facilities are available to meet the needs of disabled passengers.

  • Is it possible to book parking at Gatwick airport?

    Yes, it is possible to book parking in advance online to guarantee a parking space at Gatwick Airport. There are various types of parking available, including short-term, long-term and premium parking.

  • How do I get from Gatwick to London?

    Transportation options include the Gatwick Express train, which connects the airport to London’s Victoria station in around 30 minutes. There are also regional train services and express buses connecting Gatwick to various parts of London.

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