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House of Commons Hansard
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26 November 2009
Volume 501
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To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what percentage of and how many passengers using (a) Heathrow Airport and (b) Gatwick Airport were in transit (i) between domestic and international flights and (ii) between international flights in the last 12 month period for which figures are available. [301290]

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The following table shows percentage of passengers transferring between domestic and international flights and between international flights at Heathrow and Gatwick in 2008.

Passengers at Heathrow and Gatwick 2008

Heathrow

Gatwick

Passengers (million)

Percentage of total passengers

Passengers (million)

Percentage of total passengers

Total passengers

66.6

33.4

Of which:

Transfer

Domestic to International

2.7

4

1.1

3

International to International

18.1

27

1.2

4

International to Domestic

2.8

4

0.9

3

Total transfer passengers1

23.6

35

3.2

10

1 This includes domestic to domestic transfer passengers.

Source:

CAA Passenger Survey

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To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what percentage of journeys made to (a) Gatwick, (b) Heathrow, (c) Stansted and (d) Luton airports were made by (i) train, (ii) bus and (iii) other road vehicles in the last 12 months for which figures are available. [301291]

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The following table shows the percentage of journeys made to Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted and Luton airports that were made by train, bus/coach, tube, and other road vehicles in 2008.

Air passengers who travelled to or from Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted and Luton airports by train, bus/coach and other road vehicles in 20081

Final mode

Gatwick

Heathrow

Stansted

Luton

Rail (percentage)

30

10

26

19

Buses/coaches (percentage)

7

14

21

14

Tube (percentage)

0

16

0

0

Other road vehicles (percentage)

63

60

52

67

Terminating passengers2 (million)

30.1

43.0

20.4

9.7

1 These results are based on a departure survey only. The assumption, for weighting purposes, is that arriving and departing passengers share the same modal characteristics.

2 This includes passengers using other modes to/from airport.

Source:

CAA Passenger Survey