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Heathrow Airport: Air Traffic

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many short-haul flights landed at Heathrow airport in 2008, broken down by (a) internal and (b) near-Europe flights. (306976)

The number of internal (UK domestic) flights that landed at Heathrow in 2008 was 30,000.

The number of near-Europe (short-haul international) flights that landed at Heathrow in 2008 was 118,000. Short-haul international flights include: EU-27 countries, Norway, Switzerland, Gibraltar, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Turkey and Former Yugoslavia.