Luton Airport Guide

Welcome to the Luton Airport Guide – the definitive resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Luton Airport.

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Airport code: LTN
+44 (0)158 240 5100
32 miles from central London
Airport Postcode: LU2 9QT

As the UK’s fifth largest airport, this guide has been developed to provide a handy reference for those travelling to, from or through Luton Airport. Luton airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers.

Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire. Luton airport has one terminal which sees over 9 million passengers fly to over 85 destinations each year. Those wishing to drive to the airport will find it easily accessible and well sign posted from the access roads. The airport offers a range of valet, short and long stay parking.

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Whether you have an early flight or have to stay at the airport during the night, airport hotels are always the best option. Find hotel deals at Luton Airport on our hotels page, and start your holiday now!

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    A record breaking year for Luton Airport in 2015

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    A record breaking year for Luton Airport

    After 77 years of operation, 2015 saw an astonishing 12.3 million passengers pass through its terminals. What’s even more impressive was the growth month-by-month which reached double digits for each of the 12 periods. A stand out figure being the 18.9% increase from November to December. This progress in traffic through Luton makes it the fastest growing of all 4 major London airports.

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    New London Luton Airport Prayer Room

    A new 24 hour multi-prayer room has now been opened at London Luton airport for departing passengers and staff to use around the clock! It is located near departure lounge 20, just beyond the retail area of the departure lounge. The Luton Airport Prayer Room room is equipped with; prayer mats, religious literature carpeting featuring direction for those faiths who require it. Religious washing facilities and toilets are also available nearby.

    The Revd. Canon Liz Hughes who leads the The Airport Chaplaincy Team did her best to create a fully functional prayer room that catered for the needs of as many faiths as possible.

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    Luton Airport aiming for reduced noise and emissions

    Luton Airport are aiming for reduced noise and emissions


    Introduced on the 20th August 2015, RNAV1 technology aims to reduce noise disturbance and emissions for the local area. This new technology relies on GPS to enable flights to fly routes more precisely and draw them away from more crowded areas.

    This new technology has been in development for over ten years, and will now mean a 79% reduction in the number of people who have aircraft fly over them in the area, according to the trail run in 2013.

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    One month until the Grand Prix at Silverstone

    Here at Luton Airport Guide we are hoping to roll out a few extra guides to help out visitors to the local area.

    If you didn't know, Luton Airport is the closest airport to the famous Silverstone racing track, and on the 3rd to the 5th July 2015 the Grand Prix returns!

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    London Luton’s Fresh New Look and Feel

    Little by little, an explosion of colour is seeping into the walkways and areas of London’s Luton Airport. In a bold new look led by Ico Design, Luton is setting the stage for a redesign unlike others.

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