London Gatwick Airport Departures

London Gatwick Departures

Airport London Gatwick is located about 45 km south of the city of London. After London Heathrow it is the UK’s busiest airport, even though they only have 2 runways to arrive or depart. This is often the reason why London Gatwick departures are delayed. Many major airlines such as British Airways and Emirates depart here, but also low budget airlines such as Easyjet and Ryanair. At the airport there are 2 terminals, called North Terminal and South Terminal. These are connected to each other via a monorail. This journey only takes a few minutes.

Which terminal you need to be depends on your London Gatwick Departure flight. To check in, you can do regular check-in at Terminal North on Level 20 and self check-in at Level 10:

London Gatwick departures terminal north level 20

For Terminal South, you must be on Level 20 to check in.

Most London Gatwick departures go to Barcelona Airport, followed by Dublin, Malaga, Amsterdam and Madrid. In 2019, there were 282,896 Gatwick Airport departures and arrivals with a total of 46,574,786 passengers.