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Flight movements

Heathrow is legally capped at 480,000 Air Traffic Movements (ATMs) per year. Below is a breakdown of annual flight movements, including scheduled passenger and cargo flights, charter passenger and cargo flights, and government charter flights.

 

Flight movements

Year Flights Average Daily
2000 459,698 1,256
2001 457,644 1,254
2002 460,303 1,261
2003 457,027 1,252
2004 469,763 1,284
2005 471,986 1,293
2006 470,786 1,290
2007 475,713 1,303
2008 473,139 1,293
2009 460,026 1,260
2010 449,220 1,231
2011 476,197 1,305
2012 471,341 1,288
2013 469,552 1,286
2014 470,695 1,290
2015 472,067 1,293
2016 473,231 1,293
2017 474,033 1,299

 

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