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 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 80,124,537
London Gatwick Airport LGW 46,086,089
Manchester Airport MAN 28,293,413
London Stansted Airport STN 27,996,116
London Luton Airport LTN 16,769,634
Edinburgh Airport EDI 14,294,305
Birmingham Airport BHX 12,457,051
Glasgow Airport GLA 9,656,796
Bristol Airport BRS 8,699,529
Belfast International Airport BFS 6,269,032
Newcastle Airport NCL 5,334,095
Liverpool Airport LPL 5,046,995
East Midlands Airport EMA 4,873,831
London City Airport LCY 4,820,292
Leeds Bradford Airport LBA 4,038,889
Aberdeen Airport ABZ 3,090,642
Belfast City Airport BHD 2,511,261
Southampton Airport SOU 1,991,014
Jersey Airport JER 1,664,175
Cardiff Airport CWL 1,581,213
London Southend Airport SEN 1,480,139
Doncaster Sheffield Airport DSA 1,222,347
Exeter Airport EXT 931,265
Glasgow Prestwick Airport PIK 681,715
Humberside Airport HUY 172,567

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