London Stansted Airport

Airport Information

London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport is an international airport located near Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, England, 42 mi northeast of Central London. London Stansted serves over 160 destinations across Europe, Asia and Africa.

London is one of the greatest cities in the world. It is a leading global financial centre and a vibrant, multicultural, and internationally renowned centre for business and pleasure. A world class city demands a world class gateway, and London Stansted Airport was designed to be that gateway.

London Stansted Airport is ideally situated for supreme accessibility by road and public transport, while a little known fact is that we are the closest airport to Cambridge. Short drive times into Central London ensure Stansted Airport works for passengers and businesses alike, while we also have the requisite infrastructure and runway capacity to accommodate some of the largest aircraft in the world.

The Business and General Aviation (GA) community at London Stansted Airport is home to a number of world class Fixed Based Operators, caterers and other service providers. Learn more about the facilities and capabilities available to you through the airport’s diverse portfolio of FBO’s waiting to cater for your every possible need.

Airport News

Cargo network at Stansted Airport boosted by new Hong Kong service

Hong Kong Air Cargo has launched a new service this week connecting London Stansted with Hong Kong, one of the world's most important economic hubs. The Chinese carrier has selected Stansted for its first ever UK …

London Stansted reports strong November as it gears up for bumper Christmas getaway

London Stansted is preparing for a successful festive flying season after serving nearly 2 million passengers in November. More than 1.97 million people travelled through the terminal last month - an increase of 7.5% on the …

Full return of Stansted Express service boosts airport ambitions

The return of the full Stansted Express service next month will provide a timely boost to the airport following a successful year that has seen London Stansted maintain its status as the fastest recovering major …

Plans announced to extend terminal building at London Stansted

London Stansted has announced its intention to submit a planning application for an extension to the airport’s existing terminal building.  The proposed scheme, which if approved will see a three-bay extension to the back of the …

London Stansted and its partners are looking to recruit 1,000 new employees at jobs fair

London Stansted and its airport partners are looking to recruit 1,000 new employees to boost their ranks ahead of what is expected to be a busy summer season. A jobs fair will be held at the …

Launching in-demand routes from London Stansted to key global destinations would unlock £185m economic dividend, new research reveals

Businesses across Cambridge voice support for new services to help attract high-quality international investment. Boston and San Francisco routes most in demand due to strength of tech and life science sector. Singapore also key destination …

Double airbridge boosts long-haul capabilities at London Stansted Airport

A new £1.5million double airbridge has opened at London Stansted, boosting the airport's ability to handle long-haul aircraft. The new bridge, the first of its kind at Stansted, joins the 11 single-door airbridges currently in operation …

London Stansted receives planning permission for airport solar farm

London Stansted has received planning permission from the Secretary of State for the development of an airport solar farm. The 14.3MW solar farm will be on land already owned by Stansted immediately to the east of …


London Stansted Airport
Bassingbourn Road
United Kingdom
CM24 1QW
  • 0844 335 1803