London City Airport

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London City Airport
London City Airport Zwart.jpg
Airport teepPublic
AwnerGIP (75%)
Highstar Capital (25%)
OperatorLondon City Airport Ltd.
ServesLunnon, Unitit Kinrick
Opened1987 (1987)
Elevation AMSL19  ft / 6  m
Coordinates51°30′19″N 000°03′19″E / 51.50528°N 0.05528°E / 51.50528; 0.05528Coordinates: 51°30′19″N 000°03′19″E / 51.50528°N 0.05528°E / 51.50528; 0.05528
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Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
09/27 1,508 4,948 Groovit
Statistics (2013)
Passenger chynge 12–13Increase12.0%
Aircraft Muivements74,006
Movements chynge 12–13Increase4.6%
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]
Statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority[2]

London City Airport (IATA: LCYICAO: 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).[3] 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.[4]

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.[2]

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  1. "London/City – EGLC". Retrieved 7 Apryle 2012.
  2. a b "UK Annual Airport Statistics". CAA. Retrieved 1 Apryle 2014.
  3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named IAIP
  4. "Certification requirements for London City Airport" (PDF). Isle of Man Aircraft Registry. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 14 September 2011. Retrieved 22 Januar 2011.

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