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London Heathrow Airport Forum | Facts and figures
Total size of Heathrow Airport: 1,227 hectares
Number of runways: 2
Length of runways: Northern 3,902m x 45m. Southern 3,658m x 45m.
Annual air transport movements in 2010: 449,220
Daily average air transport movements in 2010: 1,231
Number of aircraft stands served by an air bridge: 119
Number of remote stands: 80
Destinations and airlines
Number of airlines: 89
Number of destinations served: 176 in 90 seperate countries
Most popular destinations:
* New York (JFK)
* Paris (CDG)
Number of passengers arriving and departing per day: average 180,100 (split 50/50 between arriving and departing)
Number of passengers arriving and departing in 2010: 65.7 million
Busiest day ever recorded (passenger numbers): 18 July 2010 with 232,000
Busiest month ever recorded (passenger numbers): July 2010 with 6.7 million
Busiest year ever recorded (passenger numbers): 2007 with 67.86 million
Percentage of international passengers in 2010: 93% (60.9 million)
Percentage of domestic passengers in 2010: 7% (4.8 million)
Percentage of business travellers in 2010: 35.3% (23.2 million)
Percentage of other leisure travellers in 2010: 64.7% (42.5 million)
Percentage of transfer passengers in 2010: 35.4% (23.3 million)
Percentages of domestic, European, North American and other long haul passengers in 2009:
* Domestic - 7.4%
* Europe - 40.3%
* North Atlantic - 22.3%
* Other long haul - 30.0%
Passenger volume by terminal (millions) 2010:
* Terminal 1 - 13.6 million passengers on 118,318 flights
* Terminal 2 - closed for reconstruction
* Terminal 3 - 20.4 million passengers on 107,387 flights
* Terminal 4 - 8.3 million passengers on 54,217 flights
* Terminal 5 - 23.4 million passengers on 166,940 flights
Passenger profile: AB: 49%; C1: 41%, C2: 8%, DE: 2%
Cargo tonnage in 2010: 1.47 million metric tonnes
Areas per terminal:
* Terminal 1 - 74,601 square metres
* Terminal 2 - current under development
* Terminal 3 - 98,962 square metres
* Terminal 4 - 105,481 square metres
* Terminal 5 - 353,020 square metres
(Figures do not include Flight Connections Centre and passenger piers)
Year when each terminal was opened:
* Terminal 1 - 1968
* Terminal 2 - 1955
* Terminal 3 - 1961
* Terminal 4 - 1986
* Terminal 5 - 2008
Number of BAA staff at Heathrow: 6,422
Total employment at Heathrow Airport: 76,500
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