London Southend Airport
is located 4Km north of Southend, approximately 60 Km east of Central London
Southend airport has been undergoing development work since being bought by the Stobart Group in 2008, and the new terminal building opened in February 2012. In April 2014 the airport opened a terminal building extension. The extra space increased the number of check in desks / baggage drop off points, the amount of security screening channels, and departure lounge area.
Southend airport has it's own rail station from where there upto 8 trains an hour make the 53 minute journey to London's Liverpool Street Station.
5 Bus routes stop at Southend airport.
Taxis are available.
Facilities include a cafe/restaurant.
The 129 room London Southend Airport Holiday Inn opened in October 2012 and is situated approximately 200m from the terminal building.
Southend was London's third busiest airport in the 1970's, before the development of Stansted.
Recorded passenger numbers for 2019 were 1.4 million, a decrease of 27% from the previous year.
London Southend Airports Web site can be accessed Here
Airports Near to London Southend Airport
Cambridge , UK (79 Km)
Kent International Manston, UK (52 Km)
London City , UK (45 Km)
London Gatwick , UK (77 Km)
London Stansted , UK (47 Km)
Lydd , UK (70 Km)
Shoreham Brighton City, UK (107 Km)
Airlines and Flights from London Southend Airport to Europe
TUI, flying to: Spain
Wizz Air, flying to: Hungary
Regional Flights, or Flights From Ireland to London Southend Airport
There are regional flights from the following UK and/or Ireland airports to London Southend Airport:
Aberdeen (653 Km)(CO2?)
Barra (803 Km)(CO2?)
Benbecula (837 Km)(CO2?)
Campbeltown (602 Km)(CO2?)
Carlisle Lake District (441 Km)(CO2?)
Donegal (713 Km)(CO2?)
Glasgow (585 Km)(CO2?)
Islay (647 Km)(CO2?)
Kirkwall (852 Km)(CO2?)
Shetland Islands (932 Km)(CO2?)
Stornoway (864 Km)(CO2?)
Tiree (737 Km)(CO2?)