Luton Airport Information (LTN)
London Luton Airport (LTN) is conveniently situated to the north of London and is one of the largest and busiest air facilities in the UK, handling over seven million passengers per year. Although Luton does not service long-haul destinations, its single terminal building manages flights to more than 60 domestic, European and Mediterranean destinations, mainly operated by low-cost airlines.
- London, Luton, Bedfordshire
- London Luton Airport Operations Ltd
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- 051°52'29"N 000°22'06"W
The newly refurbished Luton Airport features extensive amenities and excellent services for its passengers such as several bureau de change counters and ATMs scattered throughout the building. There are a number of popular UK high street shops placed around the terminal, while a comprehensive area in the Departures lounge comprises some well-equipped duty-free outlets.
Further facilities at Luton Airport include a number of restaurants and a food court, postal facilities, car rental companies and services for the mobility impaired. A chapel has been placed at passengers' disposal and baby care rooms and video arcades are also onsite. Business class travellers can take advantage of the Aviance Executive Lounge, which provides telephone and fax services, free internet access, television, newspapers, snacks and drinks.
All transport options from Luton Airport to London and circumjacent towns are available, with regular trains, buses and coaches running throughout the day. The quickest option to get to London Kings Cross Station is aboard the Luton Flyer, while direct trains head to Brighton and local stations north of the airport. There are also many bus services that depart to London and beyond, including National Express coaches.
Luton Airport is predominantly used by UK citizens as a getaway airport from where they can fly to a number of Mediterranean destinations with no-frills airlines. However, it also allows residents of several European countries to fly cheaply to Britain's capital and be in a relatively central location in England.