London city airport is located in the Royal Docks near Canary Wharf and the hub of the financial district. It has a single runway just 1500 metres long, which limits the aircraft sizes that can use this airport. It handles 4.3 million passengers per year and is the 13th busiest airport in the UK.
City airport has excellent access from the Essex, Hertfordshire and further north with its motorways and north circular roads allowing great travel times via taxi. London city airport has a strong emphasis on corporate travel, which makes arrivals and departures a much easier and faster process that any of the other London airports. View the airport on google maps
London City airports operational hours are limited to minimize the impact on local residents and is therefore only permitted to operate flights at certain time therefore the open hours are as follows: Weekdays 0500 to 2200, Saturdays 0500 to 1300, Sundays 1100 to 2220, Public Holidays 0900 to 2230 and fully closed on 25th December!
There are just two food and drink outlets before security at the airport serving both hot and cold food however after security there is a much better range of food outlets to choose from. This unique airport operates a silent policy with announcements only being made in the case of an emergency or bad weather therefore you are advised to check the screens for boarding information. Free WIFI is also offered in the terminal to cater for the Business Professionals and other travellers.
|Contact details||Telephone information service 0207 646 0088/0000|
|Address||London City Airport, Hartmann Road, London, E16 2PX|
|Information desk||Located in the arrivals area|
|Check-in advice||Check In opens usually 2 hours before the flight departs but for some flight you can check in just 15 minutes before the flight is due to depart. Check-in zones are located on the ground floor.|
|Arrivals||For live flight arrival information, click here.|
|Departures||For live flight departure information, click here.|
|Special assistance||Help is available for passengers with special needs. Click here for more information.|
|Airport taxis||Click here for an instant quote from Stansted Airport Taxis.|
|Shopping||Click here for a full list of shops before and after security|
|Dining||Click here for a full list of restaurants and bars before and after security|
|Toilets||Male, female and disabled toilets and baby changing facilities are located throughout the airport.|
|Business facilities||Lounges are available. Click here for more information.|
|Internet access||There is complimentary WIFI throughout the airport|
|Postal facilities||A post box is located in the front entrance of the terminal and stamps can be purchased from WH Smith in departures/arrivals.|
|Currency||City Airport’s preferred currency exchange provider is Travelex. Currency can be purchased at the airport or pre-ordered for collection.|
|Smoking||LCY is a smoke-free airport so smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminal building. Smoking is not permitted anywhere after security control.|
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