United Kingdom

The United Kingdom consists out of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. England covers the largest area and has the highest population (55 million inhabitants). London is the main attraction of the country and has six airports: Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Stansted Airport, Luton Airport, Southend Airport and “business airport” London City Airport. Some of the European low-cost airlines have their headquarters located in the United Kingdom. Well known examples are easyJet, Flybe and Jet2. The island can be reached by road only through the Strait of Dover. However, there are many more options to reach the United Kingdom by plane. Useful information about the airports is available here.

Practical information:

Time zone: Western European Time +0
Currency: Pound sterling
National Day: /

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What are the busiest airports in United Kingdom?

Airport IATA Passengers
London Heathrow Airport LHR 78,012,825
London Gatwick Airport LGW 45,556,899
Manchester Airport MAN 27,826,054
London Stansted Airport STN 25,904,450
London Luton Airport LTN 15,990,276
Edinburgh Airport EDI 13,410,343
Birmingham Airport BHX 12,990,303
Glasgow Airport GLA 9,897,959
Bristol Airport BRS 8,239,250
Belfast International Airport BFS 5,836,735
Newcastle Airport NCL 5,300,274
Liverpool Airport LPL 4,901,157
East Midlands Airport EMA 4,878,781
London City Airport LCY 4,530,439
Leeds Bradford Airport LBA 4,076,616
Aberdeen Airport ABZ 3,090,642
Belfast City Airport BHD 2,559,846
Southampton Airport SOU 2,069,910
Jersey Airport JER 1,637,763
Cardiff Airport CWL 1,465,227
London Southend Airport SEN 1,092,391
Glasgow Prestwick Airport PIK 696,309
Humberside Airport HUY 190,936

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