Heathrow rail disruption: 1-9 October

Due to planned industrial action, public transport to and from Heathrow will be disrupted from 1 October - 9 October. Please plan your journey in advance and ensure you leave enough time to get to the airport as roads may be busier than normal.

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  • Traffic and passenger statistics

    2018 statistics

    Daily number of flights (Average)
    1,300
    Annual passenger numbers 80.1 million
    Passengers per day 219,458 – split between arrivals and departures
    Busiest day recorded 29th July 2018 – 261,909 passengers
    Cargo volume 1.70 million metric tonnes
    Revenue £2.97 million

    2017 statistics

    Daily number of flights (Average)
    1,299
    Number of annual flights 474,033
    Annual passenger numbers 78.0 million
    Passengers per day 213,668 – split between arrivals and departures
    Busiest day recorded 30th June 2017 – 259,917 passengers
    Cargo volume 1.70 million metric tonnes
    Revenue £2.884 million
    Adjusted EBITDA* £1.76 million

    2016 statistics

    Daily number of flights (Average)
    1,293
    Number of annual flights 473,000
    Annual passenger numbers 75.7 million
    Passengers per day 206,800 – split between arrivals and departures
    Busiest day recorded 31st July 2016, 257,922 passengers
    Cargo volume 1.54 million metric tonnes
    Revenue £2.8 million
    Adjusted EBITDA £1.682 million

    2015 statistics

    Daily number of flights (Average)
    1,291
    Annual passenger numbers 75 million
    Busiest day recorded 2nd August 2015 – 257,312 passengers
    Cargo volume 1.5 million metric tonnes
    Revenue £2.765 million
    Adjusted EBITDA £1.605 million

    2014 statistics

    Daily number of flights (Average)
    1,290
    Number of annual flights 470,695
    Annual passenger numbers 73.4 million
    Passengers per day 201,000 – split between arrivals and departures
    Busiest day recorded 17th August 2014 – 241,412 passengers
    Cargo volume 1.50 million metric tonnes
    Revenue £2.692 million
    Adjusted EBITDA £1.559 million