Heathrow airport terminals

Heathrow currently has four operational terminals (1, 3, 4 and 5). These serve around 90 airlines and in 2010 handled approximately 66 million passengers. Terminal 2 is at present undergoing a major modernisation programme, and is due to be reopened in 2014, providing an annual passenger capacity of 20 million.

Details of all destinations and airlines served by each terminal can be found by clicking here.

Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is home to all of Heathrow's domestic flights, as well as some European and long-haul destinations, with 19 airlines operating from it. In 2010, the terminal handled 13.6 million passengers on 118,000 flights.

Flight arrivals are located on the ground floor for international passengers and on the first floor for those arriving from the UK, Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands.

There are 40 stores and 14 restaurants and bars located in Terminal 1. To find full details of these, as well as all the other services and facilities available in this terminal click here.

Terminal 3

Terminal 3 mainly accommodates long-haul flights, although some are to European destinations. There are currently 35 airlines operating from it. In 2010, the terminal handled 20.4 million passengers on 107,000 flights. Flight arrivals are located on the ground floor at the front of the building.

There are 42 stores and 19 restaurants and bars located in Terminal 3. To find full details of these, as well as all the other services and facilities available in this terminal click here.

Terminal 4

Flights operating from Terminal 4 are mainly for long-haul and European destinations. There are currently 38 airlines operating from it. In 2010, the terminal handled 8.3 million passengers on 54,000 flights. Flight arrivals are located on the ground floor.

There are 47 stores and 10 restaurants and bars located in Terminal 4. To find full details of these, as well as all the other services and facilities available in this terminal click here.

Terminal 5

Terminal 5 is used exclusively by British Airways for both domestic and international flights. In 2010, the terminal handled 23.4 million passengers on 167,000 flights.

There are 48 stores and 22 restaurants and bars located in Terminal 5. To find full details of these, as well as all the other services and facilities available in this terminal click here.

Meeting Points

The official airport meeting points at Heathrow Airport are marked with this sign. There are meeting points in the following locations:

  • Terminal 1: In the international arrivals area (ground floor), opposite the BAA information desk and next to the London Underground escalator.
  • Terminal 3: In the seated area in the arrivals hall (ground floor of the arrivals building).
  • Terminal 4: Next to the BAA information desk in arrivals (ground floor).
  • Terminal 5: There are two meeting points (north and south) on the ground floor.

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