London Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest Airports in the world. Located in London Borough of Hillingdon in West London the Airport was used by 73.4 million passengers in 2014. It is the primary base for Virgin Atlantic and British Airways. Used by 90 airlines there are 170 destinations across the globe. There are 5 passenger terminals and a cargo terminal. Around 3 million people flew from Heathrow to New York. Nearly 93% passengers are international passengers. It is located in 12.14 square kilometers of area. The noisiest aircrafts at the airport are not allowed to schedule for flight from 23:00 to 7:00. The security of the airport is under Metropolitan police and the Household Cavalry. Full body scanners are installed at the London Heathrow Airport, which displays the scanned body in order to check for concealed items. If anybody objects to the use of these scanners he or she is not allowed to fly.
What tube station is near Heathrow Airport?
There are three London Tube stations at the Heathrow Airport; these are Terminal1, 2, 3; Terminal 4 and Terminal 5. They all fall on the Piccadilly line in Travelcard zone6. It was opened in 1977.These stations are well connected with Hatton Cross tube station. One can opt for these stations based on their travelling and terminal number.
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