London City Airport – Facilities & Features
Located on the Docklands site in the Borough of Newham, London City Airport is one of the major airports serving the city of London. The airport’s travel distance from the city of London is approximately 11 kilometers towards the east. The average traffic of airport has an average traffic of around 3 million passengers in a year. London City Airport which is usually abbreviated as LCY is the fifth busiest airport of London and fifteenth busiest airport of United Kingdom. The airport is not very big in terms of facilities and space however a new master plan has been developed recently by the local authorities to extend the airport further and make it ready to meet the demands of air transportation up to 2030. According to this new expansion plan, the airport will be able to handle up to 8 million passengers per year without having the need of a second runway and any significant extension of airport’s boundaries.
Airport Shuttle Transfer
Ground transportation facilities from the London’s fifth largest airport are easily available 24/7. The airport taxis, private hire cars, vans, buses and coaches travel from airport to all major locations across London and other cities around United Kingdom. The London Bus Services 473 and 474 operate in local East London destinations. There are also express shuttle busses that run to various destinations across the city. There are great parking facilities with short term parking as well as long term parking. The airport also houses a taxi rank outside the terminal building. The London City Airport has the distinction of being ranked as 7th airport of the world with best approach according to the PrivateFly.com’s survey. The airport was runner-up in the year 2011 in the same competition which shows how conveniently it is located near the city of London, making it easier to reach the city.
Taxi services at London City Airport are available anytime at reasonable fares. London City Airport being one of the most economical airports of London, offers a wide range of taxi services. Some of the London’s best taxi companies provide dedicated airport cab services at London City Airport at very reasonable and lucrative prices. These taxis include estate saloons and MPVs (People Carrier) which can accommodate large families. The MPVs at airport are wheelchair accessible making it easier for the disabled travelers to get to their destinations without a hassle.
Airport Car Hire
The UK’s renowned car hire companies offer services at London City airport at competitive prices. The popular names among the private car hire companies providing services at London City Airport include Hertz, Budget, Europcar, National Car and many more. These companies not only have their hire desks located at the airport but also offer online car booking services. You can conveniently book a cab or car prior to your arrival by visiting their website and providing necessary information regarding your date and time of arrival and your destination. The automated booking system will provide you with instant rate quote and you can confirm your booking in a few simple steps.
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