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London City Airport (LCY), UK - Guide and Flight Details

London City airport location

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Map of London City airport showing access roads and location of car parks

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London City Airport is located 10Km west of the city centre of London, 5 Km east of Canary Wharf

London City Airport has a single runway lying between 2 of the old docks, licenced for use by particular aircraft and crew capable of approaching with a glide slope of 5.5 degrees and landing on the relatively short runway (normal airport approaches are at 3 degrees).
The airport is located very close to the city's financial centre and boasts the shortest check-in times of any of the London airports.


Accessibility has been described as Good (CAA 2019/20).

To and From the Airport

The Dockland Light Railway (DLR) now has a station 50m from the terminal building, linking it with the city financial district and Canary Wharf.
The nearest tube station is Canning Town, which also connects with DLR, having a 10 minute journey time to the airport.


Car parking is available at the airport, both short stay and long stay, the latter being with 500m of the terminal building.
Car parking prices are higher than other airports, due to the location, with Long Stay being priced at approximately 10 - 45 pounds per day.

Terminal Facilities

London City airport has 10 bars/cafes/restaurants, 5 shops, 9 ATM's, and 3 currency exchange facilities. There are numerous laptop plugin points and FREE WiFi Internet access (pre-register online to save time at the airport).

Interesting Facts

London City airport has Airport Carbon Accreditation, at the Nutrality level.

The airport principally serves the financial districts of London but handled 5.1 million passengers in 2019, a 6% increase compared to the previous year. This dropped to 908,000 in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

London City Airports Web site can be accessed Here

Airports Near to London City Airport

Cambridge , UK (78 Km)

London Gatwick , UK (43 Km)

London Heathrow , UK (36 Km)

London Luton , UK (50 Km)

London Southend , UK (45 Km)

London Stansted , UK (44 Km)

Lydd , UK (87 Km)

Shoreham Brighton City, UK (78 Km)

Airlines and Flights from London City Airport to Europe

We have 8 regional or flights from Ireland listed Here

British Airways, flying to: Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland

KLM, flying to: Netherlands

LOT Polish Airlines, flying to: Hungary, Lithuania, Poland

Lufthansa, flying to: Germany

Luxair, flying to: Luxembourg

Swiss, flying to: Switzerland

TAP Portugal, flying to: Portugal

Regional Flights, or Flights From Ireland to London City Airport

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There are regional flights from the following UK and/or Ireland airports to London City Airport:

Belfast City (526 Km)(CO2?)
Aer Lingus

Dublin (478 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways (BA Cityflyer)

Edinburgh (543 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways (BA CityFlyer)

Glasgow (568 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways (BA CityFlyer)

Isle of Man (425 Km)(CO2?)

Jersey (301 Km)(CO2?)
Blue Islands

Manchester (259 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways

Teesside (348 Km)(CO2?)
Eastern Airways