Number of passengers traveling through UK airports 2007-2018

This statistic depicts arriving and departing passenger traffic in United Kingdom (UK) airports between 2007 and 2018. Heathrow was the busiest airport with more passengers than Gatwick and Manchester combined. All of the airports have shown an increase in passengers in the recent years with Stansted, for example, growing from 25.9 million passengers in 2017 to 28 million passengers in 2018.

Number of arriving and departing passengers in United Kingdom (UK) airports from 2007 to 2018

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Release date

December 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2007 to 2018

Supplementary notes

According to the report, the data excludes air-taxi operations, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

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Statistics on "Airline travel in the United Kingdom (UK)"

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