London City Airport
|London City Airport|
Highstar Capital (25%)
|Operator||London City Airport Ltd.|
|Serves||Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick|
|Elevation AMSL||19 ft / 6 m|
London City Airport (IATA: LCY, ICAO: EGLC) is a airport in Lunnon. It is locatit on a umwhile Docklands steid in the London Borough of Newham, some 6 NM (11 km; 6.9 mi) east o the Ceety o Lunnon an a rather smawer distance east o Canary Wharf. These are the twin centres o Lunnon's financial industry, which is a major uiser o the airport. The airport wis developit bi the ingineerin company Mowlem in 1986–87 an is nou awned bi a consortium comprisin AIG Financial Products Corp. an Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).
London City Airport haes a single 1,500-metre (4,900 ft) lang runwey, an a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P728) that allous flichts for the public transport o passengers or for flicht trainin (but anerly for trainin necessary for the operation o aircraft at the airport). Anerly multi-ingine, fixed-wing aircraft wi special aircraft an aircrew certification tae flee 5.5° approaches are alloued tae conduct operations at London City Airport.
In 2013, London City servit ower 3.3 million passengers, a 12% increase compared wi 2012 an a record total for the airport. It wis the fift busiest airport in terms o passengers an aircraft muivements servin the Lunnon aurie efter Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted an Luton an the 15t busiest in the UK.
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- "Certification requirements for London City Airport" (PDF). Isle of Man Aircraft Registry. Retrieved 22 January 2011.
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