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Heathrow Airport: Passengers

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 19 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many passengers connecting between flights at Heathrow Airport began their journeys in (a) the UK, (b) France, (c) Belgium, (d) the Netherlands, (e) Luxembourg, (f) Germany, (g) Austria, (h) Switzerland, (i) Italy, (j) Spain and (k) other locations in the last year for which figures are available. (211100)

The number of passengers connecting (transferring) between flights at Heathrow airport who began their journeys at locations in (a) the UK, (b) France, (c) Belgium, (d) the Netherlands, (e) Luxembourg, (f) Germany, (g) Austria, (h) Switzerland, (i) Italy, (j) Spain and (k) other locations, in 2007 are shown in the following table.

Country from

Transfer passengers (thousands)

Austria

195

Belgium

307

France

790

Germany

968

Italy

545

Luxembourg

20

Netherlands

390

Spain

709

Switzerland

312

United Kingdom

2,573

Other locations

16,050

Total transfer passengers at Heathrow

22,860