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London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

UK’s Largest International Airport


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London Heathrow Airport remains the UK’s largest and busiest International Airport. First opened in March 1946 in London and named Heathrow Airport during 1966. Designed by the artist Sir Frederick Gibberd. Who designed Terminals Terminal One, Two, Three and Original Control Tower of Heathrow Airport. Today this has become the largest and busiest airport with thousands of people travelling at Heathrow Airport day to day.



Based 14 miles to West London in Longford. London Heathrow Airport is off the M4 Junction 4 with access to the main airport Terminal 2 and 3. Heathrow Terminal 5 and 4 located off the M25 Junction 4b off the M4 Motorway. Terminal 4 is located further to Terminal 5 and on the southern part of the airport. Follow signs for directions to Heathrow Airport Terminals if your driving or taking a taxi. The London Heathrow Airport is surrounded by villages and towns such as Longford, Cranford, Hounslow, Bedfont and Stanwell.

  • Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 – TW6 1EW  –  (View map)
  • Heathrow Terminal 3 – TW6 1QG  –  (View map)
  • London Heathrow Terminal 4 – TW6 3XA  –  (View map)
  • Terminal 5 – TW6 2GA  –  (View map)


Always allow plenty of time when travelling to arrive and check in with Heathrow Airport


Heathrow Airport Terminals


Heathrow Terminal 2

Known as The Queens Terminal opened by her presence herself after a new refurbishment development. An eco-friendly refurbed Terminal designed at a larger scale aiming to operate a larger number of passengers. After Heathrow Airport Terminal One demolished, most flight services diverted to Terminal 2. The Queens Terminal offers over 16 million passengers flying every year. Terminal 2 provides flights largely for international airlines travelling long distance also providing European domestic flights. Airlines such as Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Swiss International Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines etc operating from Heathrow Terminal 2. Departures at Heathrow Terminal 2 located at Level 4 and 5 on the top floors. Arrivals location is on Ground Floor Level One joined with the Short Stay Car Park, perfect for drop off and arrival pickups.

Heathrow Terminal 3

Heathrow’s Terminal 3 opened with London Heathrow Airport in the 1960s made for running long international flights. Heathrow’s Terminal Three provides service with Top Airlines such as British Airways, American Airline, Emirates etc flying to most country destinations. Plus offering some domestic flights flying to European Countries. Furthermore, over 17 million passengers travel from and to London Heathrow Terminal 3 every year. It is also the main Terminal for Virgin Atlantic Airline flights. Terminal 3 is one of the busiest international airport terminals in Heathrow. With Checkin handy on the Ground Floor including for arrivals. Short stay car park at Terminal 3 for all drop-off and pickups.

Heathrow Terminal 4

Heathrow Airports Terminal 4 later opened in the late 1980s starting for local domestic flights. Terminal 4 offers flights travelling to Europe but mainly long international flights. Airlines such as Air France, Etihad, KLM and more operate from Terminal 4 including over 8 million passengers commuting every year. The Departures is at ground floor Terminal 4 including arrivals. Short Stay Car Park is located on the top floor of the Terminal.

Heathrow Terminal 5

Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 is the newest Terminal built at Heathrow Airport. Exclusively for large Airlines to offer more domestic and international flights from the Terminal on a larger scale for passenger convenience. Including British Airways Airline mainly operating most flights from Terminal 5. London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 accommodates over 150,000 flights. Including over 30 million passengers commuting annually. Heathrow Terminal 5 has become one of the most convenient terminals today. The Terminal locates at a convenient location also with a useful departure drop off point. The Terminal includes more than 4 floors with departure and arrivals both at ground floor. The Short Stay Car Park starts from the top floor of the airport terminal.


Heathrow Airport Short Stay Car Park Charges for All Terminals

Up to 30 minutes£4.20
30 minutes – 1 hour£7.50
1 – 2 hours£12.00
2 – 3 hours£14.90
3 – 4 hours£19.40
4 – 5 hours£24.00
5 – 6 hours£29.80
6 – 9 hours£43.60
9 – 12 hours£56.30
12 – 24 hours£64.30


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Getting to London Heathrow by Taxi from Reading

To Heathrow Airport from Reading

  • Join on from Junction 12 M4 Theale West Reading. Drive to Junction 4 for Terminal 2 and 3 and Junction 4b M25 for Terminal 4 or 5

  • Merge on from Junction 11 A33 Whitley. Carry on the M4 Motorway taking exit Junction 4 or 4B for all Terminals at Heathrow Airport

  • Take the A329 merge on to the M4 Motorway. Take exit London Heathrow Airport Junction 4 for Terminal 2 and 3. For Terminal 4 and 5 take exit M25 Junction 4b

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