Private jet charter to London Heathrow AirportHeathrow Airport is the largest of the UK capital’s many airports and lies on the west side of the city. With more than 70 million passengers annually, it is the busiest passenger airport in Europe and the third busiest in the world, although welcomes more international passengers than any other airport.
Heathrow started as a small airfield in 1929 before being developed in 1944 to aid long distance military aircraft bound for the Far East. Before work on the airfield was completed World War II ended. The government then decided to develop it further.
It consists of five passenger terminals and one dedicated cargo terminal and is serviced by two runways. Terminal 5 was voted Skytrax World's Best Airport Terminal 2014 in the Annual World Airport Awards. The airport services 180 destinations in 85 countries – the five most popular international destinations for passengers travelling from Heathrow are, in order: New York (USA), Dublin (Ireland), Paris (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Frankfurt (Germany).
On average Heathrow has an aircraft movement every 90 seconds.