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” City Airport. Big airlines from the United Kingdom are British Airways, easyJet, TUI Airways, Virgin Atlantic 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 about the United Kingdom

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 80,886,589
London Gatwick Airport LGW 46,574,786
Manchester Airport MAN 29,367,477
London Stansted Airport STN 28,124,292
London Luton Airport LTN 18,213,901
Edinburgh Airport EDI 14,733,966
Birmingham Airport BHX 12,646,456
Bristol Airport BRS 8,959,679
Glasgow Airport GLA 8,843,214
Belfast International Airport BFS 6,278,374
Newcastle Airport NCL 5,198,952
London City Airport LCY 5,122,271
Liverpool Airport LPL 5,043,975
East Midlands Airport EMA 4,674,338
Leeds Bradford Airport LBA 3,992,209
Aberdeen Airport ABZ 2,912,743
Belfast City Airport BHD 2,455,259
London Southend Airport SEN 2,035,535
Southampton Airport SOU 1,781,308
Jersey Airport JER 1,715,952
Cardiff Airport CWL 1,654,920
Exeter Airport EXT 1,021,705
Glasgow Prestwick Airport PIK 638,975

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