London Luton Airport

international airport in Luton, Bedfordshire, England

London Luton Airport (IATA: LTN, ICAO: EGGW) (previously called Luton International Airport)[1] is an international airport on the edge of the town of Luton, Bedfordshire, England approximately 30 miles (48 km) north of London. The airport is 2 miles (3 km) from junction 10a of the M1 motorway. It is the fourth largest airport serving the London area after Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted and is one of London's five international airports along with London City Airport.

In 2007, total passengers at London Luton increased by 5.3% to 9,927,321 [2] making it the fifth busiest airport in the UK. The airport serves as a hub for easyJet, TUI, Wizz Air and Ryanair.[3] Most of the routes served are within Europe.

London Luton Airport is widely known as a result of the Airline and Luton Airport television series.


  1. "Airport History". London Luton Airport. Retrieved 2007-07-16.
  2. CAA Airport Statistics 2007
  3. "Key Facts". London Luton Airport. Retrieved 2007-07-16.