Length of wait for security screening in Luton Airport in the UK 2017

The greatest share of passengers at Luton Airport waited between one to five minutes to be security screened. Only 28 percent stated that they had queued for longer than six minutes, although none of the respondents waited for longer than 30 minutes. 83 percent of passengers at Luton airport were satisfied with their security screening experience.

Fastest security lines

Gatwick had the fastest security line out of all airports located around London. Of passengers, 27 percent reported they did not have to wait at all when reaching security screening. This compared to 16 percent of travelers through Luton airport.

Luton passenger numbers

Around 16 million travelers had arrived at or departed from the Bedfordshire based airport in 2017. This was the highest figure since the beginning of the reporting period in 2000. Luton airport is a base for low cost carriers Ryanair, TUI Airways and Wizz Air.
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How long did you queue when waiting to be security screened at Luton airport?
Share of respondents
0 mins16%
1-5 mins56%
6-10 mins20%
11-20 mins8%
21-30 mins0%
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