London Heathrow Airport
|London Heathrow Airport|
Heathrow Terminal 5 building
|Operator||Heathrow Airport Limited|
|Elevation ||83 ft / 25 m|
London Heathrow Airport, or Heathrow, is the main, and
Heathrow is owned and operated by
Heathrow is in the
Heathrow Airport has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P527) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction.
Today, Heathrow airport uses two operation runways. These are:
Currently, 1 runway is used for takeoff and another used for landing, depending on the approach path used at the time. Approaching planes are normally cycled between two options at 12 hour intervals in order to reduce noise and environmental impacts for residents. In the future, BAA are considering changing to "Mixed mode" where both runways are used for landing and takeoff. This would boost space.