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LTN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LTN / EGGW
Airport Name: London Luton Airport
Location: Luton (near London), England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°52'28"N by 0°22'5"W
Area Served: London, United Kingdom
Operator/Owner: Luton Borough Council - Abertis
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 526 feet (160 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about London Luton Airport (LTN):

  • In addition Monarch and Thomson Airways have their head offices located at the airport.
  • The northern side of the U-shaped apron is ringed by a continuous line of hangars and other buildings, emphasising the fact that Luton is a major maintenance base for several airlines including Thomson Airways, Monarch and EasyJet.
  • London Luton Airport handled 9,697,944 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from London Luton Airport (LTN) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,851 miles (19,072 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The original runways had been grass tracks 18/36 and 06/24, and then a concrete runway 08/26.
  • The closest airport to London Luton Airport (LTN) is Hatfield Aerodrome (HTF), which is located only 9 miles (15 kilometers) SSE of LTN.
  • London Luton Airport is an international airport located 1.5 nautical miles east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England and is 30.5 NM north of Central London.
  • London Luton Airport (LTN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The airport recently featured in the series "Supersize Grime" which focused on the cleaning of an Airbus A321 at the Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd hangar 127.
  • Because of London Luton Airport's relatively low elevation of 526 feet, planes can take off or land at London Luton Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • An airport was opened on the site on 16 July 1938 by the Secretary of State for Air, Kingsley Wood.

Map of Nearest Airports from London Luton Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from London Luton Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.04 miles (14.55 km) SSEHatfield Aerodrome (HTF)Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United KingdomView Hatfield Aerodrome on a map Set HTF as destination Airport Get more information about Hatfield Aerodrome
220.21 miles (32.53 km) NWMilton Keynes Airport (KYN)Milton Keynes, England, United KingdomView Milton Keynes Airport on a map Set KYN as destination Airport Get more information about Milton Keynes Airport
322.33 miles (35.93 km) SRAF Northolt (NHT)Ruislip, England, United KingdomView RAF Northolt on a map Set NHT as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Northolt
422.85 miles (36.77 km) SWRAF High Wycombe (HYC)High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomView RAF High Wycombe on a map Set HYC as destination Airport Get more information about RAF High Wycombe
525.74 miles (41.43 km) ELondon Stansted Airport (STN)Essex (near London), England, United KingdomView London Stansted Airport on a map Set STN as destination Airport Get more information about London Stansted Airport
626.00 miles (41.85 km) NEDuxford Aerodrome (QFO)Duxford, England, United KingdomView Duxford Aerodrome on a map Set QFO as destination Airport Get more information about Duxford Aerodrome
727.73 miles (44.63 km) SLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)London, England, United KingdomView London Heathrow Airport on a map Set LHR as destination Airport Get more information about London Heathrow Airport
831.32 miles (50.40 km) SELondon City Airport (LCY)London, England, United KingdomView London City Airport on a map Set LCY as destination Airport Get more information about London City Airport
932.46 miles (52.25 km) NECambridge International Airport (CBG)Cambridge, England, United KingdomView Cambridge International Airport on a map Set CBG as destination Airport Get more information about Cambridge International Airport
1034.32 miles (55.23 km) NRAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 (AYH)Alconbury, England, United KingdomView RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 on a map Set AYH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102
1134.82 miles (56.03 km) NNWSywell Aerodrome (ORM)Northampton / Peterborough, United KingdomView Sywell Aerodrome on a map Set ORM as destination Airport Get more information about Sywell Aerodrome
1235.88 miles (57.74 km) WSWRAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
1337.88 miles (60.96 km) EMDPGA Wethersfield (WXF)Braintree, England, United KingdomView MDPGA Wethersfield on a map Set WXF as destination Airport Get more information about MDPGA Wethersfield
1440.70 miles (65.49 km) WOxford Airport (OXF)Oxford, England, United KingdomView Oxford Airport on a map Set OXF as destination Airport Get more information about Oxford Airport
1541.33 miles (66.51 km) SSELondon Biggin Hill Airport (BQH)Biggin Hill / London, England, United KingdomView London Biggin Hill Airport on a map Set BQH as destination Airport Get more information about London Biggin Hill Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from London Luton Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from London Luton Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,851.03 miles (19,072.33 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,844.06 miles (19,061.12 km) SEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,820.17 miles (19,022.66 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,815.76 miles (19,015.57 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
511,802.21 miles (18,993.77 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
611,786.38 miles (18,968.29 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,780.59 miles (18,958.98 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
811,778.00 miles (18,954.81 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
911,770.65 miles (18,942.98 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1011,750.99 miles (18,911.34 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1111,750.08 miles (18,909.87 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1211,733.06 miles (18,882.49 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,725.67 miles (18,870.59 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1411,725.36 miles (18,870.09 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,705.30 miles (18,837.81 km) SEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport