I could sit at Heathrow Airport all day and watch airplanes take of and land. This cool video shows a bunch of movements in timelapse, very cool. I recommend listening on mute – the music isn’t great.
It’s still not a done deal but after an independent commission recommended building a third runway at Heathrow airport, the airport has begun preliminary work on the project. Last week they released pictures of what the airport could look like if the runway goes ahead. The pictures show significant changes to how the airport currently […]
I’ll never forget what it was like to walk through the arrivals gate at Heathrow airport. Whereas other airports I’ve flown into might have an arrivals area with a few relatives hanging around or a man or two with a sign that never had my name on it, Heathrow makes you feel like a rock […]
It feels like Heathrow gets all the attention, but London’s Gatwick Airport certainly has its own prestige. Existing first as an aerodrome in the 1920s, the Air Ministry approved Gatwick for commercial flights in 1933 and the first terminal was built in 1935. From these humble beginnings, Gatwick has built itself up into a major […]
Certainly the busiest airport in all of the United Kingdom, it’s worth flying into at least once in your life. Heathrow started life as the Great West Aerodome in 1929 and was named for the nearby hamlet. The major expansion of Heathrow began in 1944 designed to handle long-distance military flights, but when the war […]
The new Heathrow Terminal Two has officially opened today. It’s getting much less fanfare than the huge launch a few years ago for British Airways’s Terminal Five – mostly because that launch was such a disaster. They’re phasing the new Terminal Two into use over the next few months, so the gradual start-up doesn’t turn […]
Check out this amazing shot of Heathrow Airport at night taken from 6,000 feet. It’s very beautiful at night! The photo was taken by MPS Helicopters and shared on Twitter. Source here.
As part of a multi-billion Pound expansion of Heathrow Airport, there’s currently a new terminal under construction. And it will open 1 year from now. Terminal 2 is being built on the same location as the older T2, which was demolished. It will be a new state of the art terminal in a similar vein […]
Editor’s Note: Have a long layover in London – here are some ideas for what you can do with your down time at London Heathrow near the airport. Essentially you can do virtually anything if you know the options and you have the time. The big problem are: choosing what to do? knowing where to […]
Riding in a helicopter over the historic sites of London allows you to get a truly fresh perspective on the capital and experience something you will be talking about for many years to come. It is not just the rush and thrill of being in a helicopter itself that makes this such a fantastic experience. […]
Renowned aerial photographer Jason Hawkes has released a series of pictures on his blog showing Heathrow Airport from the air. As a fan of London and airports – I think they’re awesome. Check them out! Click here to view the whole series.
London’s Heathrow airport is one of the busiest in the world, connecting millions of travelers to destinations worldwide. Confused.com takes a look at a day inside Heathrow Airport. Brought to you by Confused.com – Compare cheap travel insurance quotes in minutes.
The big news over the weekend was a new proposal being investigated by the British government that would seek to develop a high speed rail line between Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport – thus turning the two airports into a ‘virtual hub.’ The idea is rather daft and would most certainly be a huge waste […]