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London Airport profile
Last updated: 5 November 2013
General data
London Airport
Country: United Kingdom
IATA code:LHR
ICAO code: EGLL
Elevation: 83 feet / 25 m
Opened: 1929
Notams: Notams for EGLL
Airport history:  
1929Great West Aerodrome
1956London Airport
1966London-Heathrow Airport

Commercial flights (passengers and cargo) per year:

year2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
flights473199 472059 470707 469579 471454 476293 449249 460148 473209 475786 470890 472040 469783 457075

Aircraft types visiting the airport:
Other (100%)

Aircraft accidents at or near London Airport (LHR)

36 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
03-DEC-2013Airbus A320-214 HB-IJB Swiss 0 London-Heath... A2
12-JUL-2013Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner ET-AOP Ethiopian Airlines 0 London-Heath... O2
24-MAY-2013Airbus A319-131 G-EUOE British Airways 0 London-Heath... A2
17-JAN-2008Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMM British Airways 0 London-Heath... A1
27-JUL-2007Airbus A321-231 G-EUXH British Airways 0 London-Heath...   A2
27-JUL-2007Boeing 777-236 G-VIIK British Airways 0 London-Heath... A2
26-FEB-2007Boeing 777-222ER N786UA United Airlines 0 London-Heath...   A2
23-MAR-2004Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK British Airways 0 London-Heath... A2
23-MAR-2004Airbus A321-211 EI-CPE Aer Lingus 0 London-Heath... A2
05-NOV-1997Airbus A340-311 G-VSKY Virgin Atlantic 0 London-Heath... A2
08-DEC-1996Fokker 50 PH-KVK KLM Cityhopper 0 London-Heath... A2
22-OCT-1988Boeing 747   Iran Air 0 London-Heath...   H2
29-MAR-1985Boeing 737-230   Lufthansa 0 London-Heath...   H2
27-DEC-1979Boeing 747-121SF N771PA Pan Am 0 London-Heath...   A2
11-JAN-1977Boeing 747   TWA 0 London-Heath...   H2
28-DEC-1975Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPC British Airways 0 London-Heath... O1
06-SEP-1970Boeing 707-458 4X-ATB El Al 1 London-Heath...   H2
22-JAN-1970Vickers 814 Viscount G-AWXI BMA 0 London-Heath... A1
29-JUL-1969Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPS BEA 0 London-Heath...   O1
03-JUL-1968Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPI BEA 0 London-Heath... O2
03-JUL-1968Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPT BEA 0 London-Heath... O1
03-JUL-1968Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 G-AMAD BKS Air Transport 6 London-Heath... A1
08-APR-1968Boeing 707-465 G-ARWE BOAC 5 London-Heath... A1
27-OCT-1965Vickers 951 Vanguard G-APEE BEA 36 London Airpo...   A1
06-NOV-1963Douglas DC-8-54F CF-TJM TCAL 0 London Airpo... A2
14-AUG-1962Boeing 720-030B D-ABOM Lufthansa 0 London Airpo... A2
24-DEC-1960Boeing 707-436 G-APFN BOAC 0 London Airpo... A2
08-MAR-1960Handley Page HP.81 Hermes IVA G-ALDH Skyways 0 London Airpo... A1
02-MAR-1960Vickers 639 Viking 1 G-AGRV Hunting-Clan 0 London Airpo...   A2
07-JAN-1960Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOHU BEA 0 London Airpo...   A1
02-SEP-1958Vickers 621 Viking 1 G-AIJE Independent Air Travel 3+ 4 near London Airpo... A1
15-JAN-1955Vickers 701 Viscount G-AMOK BEA 0 London Airpo...   A2
31-OCT-1950Vickers 610 Viking 1B G-AHPN BEA 28 London Airpo...   A1
28-OCT-1949Grumman G-73 Mallard NC2956 Superior Oil Corp. 6 London Heath...   A1
02-MAR-1948Douglas DC-3C OO-AWH Sabena 20 London Airpo...   A1
25-JUL-1947Avro 685 York C.1 G-AIUP Skyways 0 London Airpo...   A1

19 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
04-JUL-1965Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 2 G-ASXL BEA 0 near Piacenza   A1
06-OCT-1964Vickers 951 Vanguard G-APEE BEA 0 Glasgow-Renf...   A2
29-FEB-1964Bristol 175 Britannia 312 G-AOVO British Eagle 83 Mt. Glungezer   A1
06-NOV-1963Douglas DC-8-54F CF-TJM TCAL 0 London Airpo... A2
09-SEP-1963Vickers 806 Viscount G-AOJC BEA 0 Genève-Coint...   A2
02-AUG-1963de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4B G-ARJN BEA 0 Milano-Linat...   A2
09-AUG-1961Vickers 610 Viking 3B G-AHPM Cunard Eagle Airways 39 near Stavanger-So...   A1
05-JAN-1960Vickers 701 Viscount G-AMNY BEA 0 Malta-Luqa A... A1
24-DEC-1958Bristol 175 Britannia 312 G-AOVD BOAC 9 Sopley Park A1
02-DEC-1958Vickers 732 Viscount G-ANRR Hunting-Clan 6 Frimley   A1
22-OCT-1958Vickers 701C Viscount G-ANHC BEA 31 near Anzio A1
17-OCT-1958Vickers 610 Viking 1B D-BELA Deutsche Flugdienst 0 Zele A1
02-SEP-1958Vickers 621 Viking 1 G-AIJE Independent Air Travel 3+ 4 near London Airpo... A1
28-APR-1958Vickers 802 Viscount G-AORC BEA 0 Craigie A1
01-FEB-1958Douglas DC-7C N733PA Pan Am 0 Amsterdam-Sc... A2
17-NOV-1957Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOHP BEA 0 near Ballerup   A1
23-OCT-1957Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOJA BEA 7 Belfast-Nutt...   A1
15-JAN-1955Vickers 701 Viscount G-AMOK BEA 0 London Airpo...   A2
28-OCT-1949Grumman G-73 Mallard NC2956 Superior Oil Corp. 6 London Heath...   A1

13 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
27-OCT-1965Vickers 951 Vanguard G-APEE BEA 36 London Airpo...   A1
14-AUG-1962Boeing 720-030B D-ABOM Lufthansa 0 London Airpo... A2
24-DEC-1960Boeing 707-436 G-APFN BOAC 0 London Airpo... A2
08-MAR-1960Handley Page HP.81 Hermes IVA G-ALDH Skyways 0 London Airpo... A1
02-MAR-1960Vickers 639 Viking 1 G-AGRV Hunting-Clan 0 London Airpo...   A2
07-JAN-1960Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOHU BEA 0 London Airpo...   A1
17-FEB-1959Vickers 794D Viscount TC-SEV THY 14 near London-Gatwi... A1
24-DEC-1958Bristol 175 Britannia 312 G-AOVD BOAC 9 Sopley Park A1
02-DEC-1958Vickers 732 Viscount G-ANRR Hunting-Clan 6 Frimley   A1
10-JAN-1954de Havilland DH-106 Comet 1 G-ALYP BOAC 35 near Elba A1
02-FEB-1950Douglas C-47A (DC-3) PH-TEU KLM 7 near Dutch coast ...   A1
02-MAR-1948Douglas DC-3C OO-AWH Sabena 20 London Airpo...   A1
25-JUL-1947Avro 685 York C.1 G-AIUP Skyways 0 London Airpo...   A1