Main Terminal Information

London City Airport opened in the 1980s and within the first year of operation, 15,000 people flew from the terminal! Today, this number has reached closer to 5 million, following years of investment and improvements.

| Today around 12 airlines operate from London City Airport |
| Reach your gate from the terminal entrance in 30 minutes |
| Boasts a Silent Departure Lounge policy so there are no tannoy or flight announcements |
| For this reason, be sure to check your flight status using our flight arrivals and departures tools |
| Designed with the business traveller in mind, enjoy benefits such as complimentary wifi, work and device charging stations and even a shoeshine service. |

Check In Times

Although LCY is a smaller airport, you still don’t want to find yourself short of time to reach your departure gate! Fot this reason, we suggest checking in at least 3 hours before your departure on an international flight, 2 hours if travelling to Europe and at least 90 minutes before taking a domestic flight
Check in at least 3 hours prior to leaving on an international flight from London City Airport
Check in at least 2 hours prior to leaving on a European flight from London City Airport
Check in at least 90 minutes prior to leaving on a domestic flight from London City Airport

Wifi at London City

The airport offers free wifi for the duration of your stay to passengers and can be used across all media devices.

Search for LCY Free wifi, open your browser and answer a few marketing questions. You’ll then be prompted to verify your email address and then you’ll be free to roam.

Access wifi for free at East Midlands Airport across all of your devices

Facilities available at London City Airport

The airport is fully accessible to disabled passengers and includes clear signage, mobilty equipment, lanyard scheme for those with a hidden disability and of course welcomes Assistance Dogs.

Babies and Children

Baby changing facilities can be found in both the male and female toilets. If you have some time to spare (and the kids have energy they need to burn), stop by the the Play Area between Gate 5 & 6.

There are 2 Travelex kiosks in the airport; 1 bat Check in and 1 in Departures.

You’ll find 4 of the UK’s most poplar car hire providers located in the Arrivals Hall.

Cash Points and ATMs

You’ll find them located both before and after security

Left Luggage/lost property

Please call 020 7646 0000 or 020 7646 0088 respectivley.

Take a look at the two airport lounges available at LCY; the perfect way to start your trip!

You’ll find a small yet abundant selection of places to eat, whether it’s a sit down meal or a grab n go goodie!

You’ll find a small selection of trusted favourites to ensure you don’t travel without any forgotten essentials


Ample facilities are available both before and after security and in arrivals.

Airlines at East Midlands Airport

There are only 12 airlines that operate from London City Airport; below are just a colleciton of the ones you may find:
Alitalia fly to and from London City Airport
BA fly to Ibiza from London City Airport