Gatwick Airport in London is the second-largest airport, after Heathrow. It is also the country’s second-busiest airport, after Heathrow. It is also the most-traveled international airport with one runway.
The airport is located north of central Crawley and is owned by BAA, which also operates Heathrow. It is more than fifty years old and can handle thirty-five million passengers. There are many lounges at London Gatwick Airport that can help you unwind, recharge and be productive while you’re passing through.
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British Airways, which accounts for 25% of airport usage, and Easy Jet (with 17%), are the largest airlines to use it.
Many airlines that used Gatwick in the past have stopped using it and their slots have been taken over by these two. It handles both charter and scheduled flights for British Airways and Virgin Atlantic.
There are two terminals: North and South. Both terminals have similar amenities such as shops, restaurants, and disabled facilities. Business travelers can also use the lounges, as well as conference or business centers.
Access to an airport hotel with a prayer area for different faiths is also available. Daily prayers are offered in the prayer rooms.
The VIP Lounges at Gatwick are available to all customers, not just first-class. The North Terminal has the Aviance Lounge and the South Terminal has the Servisair Executive Lounge.
The departure lounge has wireless internet so you can surf the web. You don’t need a laptop to surf the internet. Instead, you can connect to the internet using one of the terminal computers.
There are always competitions that give away cars at both terminals. You can also see a luxury car up close. Aston Martins and Ferraris are on display.