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About London City Airport (LCY)
|Address:||Hartmann Rd, London E16 2PX|
|Phone:||020 7646 0000|
|Arrivals:||London City Airport (LCY) Arrivals|
|Departures:||London City Airport (LCY) Departures|
Wind: 2.57 k/h
Pressure: 1021 hpa
|Map:||Click to view airport map|
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London City Airport (IATA: LCY, ICAO: EGLC) is an international airport in London. It is located in the Royal Docks in the London Borough of Newham, approximately 6 NM (11 km; 6.9 mi) east of the City of London and a shorter distance east of Canary Wharf. These are the twin centres of London’s financial industry, which is a major user of the airport. The airport was developed by the engineering company Mowlem in 1986–87 and is currently owned by a consortium of Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), OMERS, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Wren House Infrastructure Management of the Kuwait Investment Authority.
London City Airport has a single 1,500-metre (4,900 ft) long runway, and a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P728) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flight training (but only for training necessary for the operation of aircraft at the airport). Only multi-engine, fixed-wing aircraft with special aircraft and aircrew certification to fly 5.5° approaches are allowed to conduct operations at London City Airport. The largest aircraft which can be used at the airport is the Airbus A318.
In 2015, London City served over 4.3 million passengers, an 18% increase compared with 2014 – the largest percentage growth among London airports, and a record total for London City. It was the fifth busiest airport in passengers and aircraft movements serving the London area after Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton and the 13th busiest in the UK.
What Duty Free Shops & Restaurants are at London City Airport?
Duty Free and luxury boutiques at this airport include:
- Aelia Duty FreeGeneralAfter security
- BootsBeauty and Cosmetics+44 (0)20 7476 6808After security
- Caffe NeroCoffee, snacks and refreshments.+44 (0)20 7511 7300After security
- Dixons TravelElectronicsAfter security
- Espressamente IllyGeneral+44(0)20 7646 0207After security
- LaduréeGeneral+44 (0)20 7646 0311After security
- PanopolisGeneral+44(0)20 7646 0423After security
- Pilots Bar & KitchenGeneral+44(0)20 7646 2928/ +44 (0)203 203 2928After security
- Pret A MangerRestaurant/CafeAfter security located by Gate 2b.
- The City BarGeneral+44(0)20 3203 2799After security
- WHSmithNewsagent+44 (0)20 7476 9782After security
- WHSmithNewsagent+44 (0)20 7476 7707Before security/Arrivals
- WHSmith Book ShopGeneral+44 (0)20 7476 7780After security
What are the closest Airports to London City Airport (LCY)?
Here are the 10 closest airports to .
- London Heliport (London, United Kingdom - 10 miles)
- Stapleford Aerodrome (Stapleford, United Kingdom - 11 miles)
- London Biggin Hill Airport (Biggin Hill, United Kingdom - 12 miles)
- Thurrock Airfield (Thurrock, United Kingdom - 14 miles)
- North Weald Airport (North Weald, United Kingdom - 16 miles)
- Elstree Airfield (Elstree, United Kingdom - 19 miles)
- RAF Northolt (Northolt, United Kingdom - 21 miles)
- Redhill Aerodrome (Redhill, United Kingdom - 22 miles)
- Rochester Airport (Rochester, United Kingdom - 22 miles)
Duty Free Allowance at London City Airport
If you are travelling to United Kingdom from a country within the EU, then you can bring in an unlimited amount of goods that you have bought in that country as long as the price you paid included tax and the goods are for your own personal use (this also includes items that you intend to be gifts).
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at London City Airport from inside the EU
Despite there not being a limit on the amount of alcoholic and tobacco goods that you can bring in from a country in the EU, if you have goods that are more than the following guidelines, then there is a good chance that you will be questioned by a Customs Officer about what you intend to do with the goods:
- 800 cigarettes, 200 cigars, or 1 kg of tobacco
- 110 litres of beer
- 10 litres of spirits
- 90 litres of wine
- 20 litres of fortified wine
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at London City Airport from outside the EU
If you are entering United Kingdom from a country outside of the EU, then your allowance changes to the amounts listed below. Again, these must be for your own personal use. If you intend to sell the goods or if you go over these allowances, then you may have to pay duty and/or tax).
- 200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillos, 50 cigars, or 250g of tobacco
- 4 litres of still wine
- 1 litre of alcohol over 22% volume or 2 litres of alcohol less than 22% volume
- 16 litres of beer
- up to £390 worth of all other goods