London Gatwick Airport Research Paper

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London-Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the second airport by size and passenger traffic in the British capital. It is located 43 kilometers to the South of Greater London. Basically, it is served by low-cost airlines, as well as part of flights of British Airways.

Arriving and Departing in LGW

Public Transit from LGW

Gatwick Airport has good public transport connection with London. Passengers can use one out of three types of trains: Gatwick Express, Southern Railway, and First Capital Connect. Gatwick Express does not operate at night, while Southern Railway and First Capital Connect have the night trains running approximately every hour. The cheapest option is First Capital Connect, but the fastest is Gatwick Express.

All trains depart from
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A free shuttle train Skytrain connects both of them. A train runs every 3-6 minutes and the journey will last not more than a couple minutes.

North Terminal
Emirates, Thomson, British Airways and Oneworld alliance members base at North Terminal. It also serves flights of EasyJet, but only those starting with "8".

South Terminal
It was opened in 2009. It serves mainly flights of low-cost airlines such as Monarch, Norwegian, Ryanair, Thomas Cook, and Virgin Atlantic. EasyJet flights starting with "5" depart and arrive at South Terminal.

Airport Lounges
Regardless of the airline and class of ticket, any passenger can take an advantage of airport lounges. It is a comfortable place to have a rest or to work without noisy crowds. A day pass to any lounge can be purchased right at the door or online in advance.

Airport Lounge Locations
No.1 Lounge North Terminal (after security, on the ground floor of the departure level towards gates 101 – 113, North Terminal)
No.1 Lounge South Terminal (the entrance is located on the upper level of the departure level between Dixons and JD Sports, South Terminal)
My Lounge (North

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