International tourist visits to the United Kingdom (UK) 2019, by airport

The three most used airports by international visitors to the United Kingdom in 2019 were London Heathrow, London Gatwick and London Stansted. Heathrow Airport is the UK's busiest airport and was used on more than 11 million visits by overseas residents in 2019. Airports in Wales received the fewest number of non-UK arrivals, accounting for just 129 thousand visits, while Scottish airports were used for around 1.9 million visits.

Number of overseas resident visits to the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by airport of arrival/departure

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Source

Release date

May 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

These figures represent the annual estimates of overseas residents' visits to the United Kingdom, based on interviews with passengers upon entering or leaving the UK by the main air routes.

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