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London-Heathrow Airport profile
Last updated: 5 November 2013

General data
London-Heathrow Airport
United Kingdom
IATA code:LHR
ICAO code: EGLL
Elevation: 83 feet / 25 m
Opened: 1929
Airport history:  
1929Great West Aerodrome
1929Great West Aerodrome
1956London Airport
1956London Airport
1966London-Heathrow Airport
1966London-Heathrow Airport

Commercial flights (passengers and cargo) per year:
year2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
flights480337 474592 473199 472059 470707 469579 471454 476293 449249 460148 473209

Aircraft types visiting the airport:
Other (100%)

40 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
18-JUN-2021Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB British Airways 0 London Heathrow ... A2
03-DEC-2013Airbus A320-214 HB-IJB Swiss 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
12-JUL-2013Boeing 787-8 ET-AOP Ethiopian Airlines 0 London-Heathrow ... O2
24-MAY-2013Airbus A319-131 G-EUOE British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
17-JAN-2008Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMM British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ... A1
27-JUL-2007Airbus A321-231 G-EUXH British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
27-JUL-2007Boeing 777-236 G-VIIK British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
26-FEB-2007Boeing 777-222ER N786UA United Airlines 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
23-MAR-2004Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
23-MAR-2004Airbus A321-211 EI-CPE Aer Lingus 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
05-NOV-1997Airbus A340-311 G-VSKY Virgin Atlantic 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
08-DEC-1996Fokker 50 PH-KVK KLM Cityhopper 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
23-NOV-1995Airbus A340-312 A4O-LB Gulf Air 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
23-NOV-1995Boeing 757-236 G-BIKG British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
22-OCT-1988Boeing 747   Iran Air 0 London-Heathrow ...   H2
29-MAR-1985Boeing 737-230   Lufthansa 0 London-Heathrow ...   H2
27-DEC-1979Boeing 747-121SF N771PA Pan Am 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
11-JAN-1977Boeing 747   TWA 0 London-Heathrow ...   H2
28-DEC-1975Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPC British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ... O1
06-SEP-1970Boeing 707-458 4X-ATB El Al 1 London-Heathrow ...   H2
22-JAN-1970Vickers 814 Viscount G-AWXI BMA 0 London-Heathrow ... A1
29-JUL-1969Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPS BEA 0 London-Heathrow ...   O1
03-JUL-1968Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPI BEA 0 London-Heathrow ... O2
03-JUL-1968Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPT BEA 0 London-Heathrow ... O1
03-JUL-1968Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 G-AMAD BKS Air Transport 6 London-Heathrow ... A1
08-APR-1968Boeing 707-465 G-ARWE BOAC 5 London-Heathrow ... A1
27-OCT-1965Vickers 951 Vanguard G-APEE BEA 36 London Airport (... A1
07-MAR-1965Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOHT BEA 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
06-NOV-1963Douglas DC-8-54F CF-TJM TCAL 0 London Airport (... A2
14-AUG-1962Boeing 720-030B D-ABOM Lufthansa 0 London Airport (... A2
24-DEC-1960Boeing 707-436 G-APFN BOAC 0 London Airport (... A2
08-MAR-1960Handley Page HP.81 Hermes IVA G-ALDH Skyways 0 London Airport (... A1
02-MAR-1960Vickers 639 Viking 1 G-AGRV Hunting-Clan 0 London Airport (...   A2
07-JAN-1960Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOHU BEA 0 London Airport (...   A1
02-SEP-1958Vickers 621 Viking 1 G-AIJE Independent Air Travel 3+ 4 near London Airport (... A1
15-JAN-1955Vickers 701 Viscount G-AMOK BEA 0 London Airport (...   A2
31-OCT-1950Vickers 610 Viking 1B G-AHPN BEA 28 London Airport (...   A1
28-OCT-1949Grumman G-73 Mallard NC2956 Superior Oil Corp. 6 London Heathrow ...   A1
02-MAR-1948Douglas DC-3C OO-AWH Sabena 20 London Airport (...   A1
25-JUL-1947Avro 685 York C.1 G-AIUP Skyways 0 London Airport (...   A1

53 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
18-JUN-2021Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB British Airways 0 London Heathrow ... A2
19-JUL-2015Airbus A321-231 G-EUXF British Airways 0 Glasgow Internat...   A2
24-MAY-2013Airbus A319-131 G-EUOE British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
27-JUL-2007Boeing 777-236 G-VIIK British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
26-FEB-2007Boeing 777-222ER N786UA United Airlines 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
23-MAR-2004Airbus A321-211 EI-CPE Aer Lingus 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
29-DEC-2000Boeing 747-436 G-BNLM British Airways 0 Nairobi-Jomo Ken...   H2
23-NOV-1995Airbus A340-312 A4O-LB Gulf Air 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
23-NOV-1995Boeing 757-236 G-BIKG British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
21-MAR-1992Concorde 102 G-BOAB British Airways 0 North Atlantic   A2
07-MAY-1990Boeing 747-237B VT-EBO Air-India 0 Delhi-Indira Gan... A1
08-JAN-1989Boeing 737-4Y0 G-OBME BMA 47 near Kegworth A1
21-DEC-1988Boeing 747-121A N739PA Pan Am 259+ 11 Lockerbie C1
09-MAY-1988Boeing 747-136 G-AWND British Airways 0 near Chicago-O'Hare I...   A2
29-APR-1986Boeing 727-2B6 CN-CCG RAM 0 Tangier Airport ...   A2
15-DEC-1985Boeing 747-136 G-AWNE British Airways 0 Boston-Logan Int...   A2
10-SEP-1976Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 3B G-AWZT British Airways 63 near Vrbovec A1
18-JUN-1972Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPI BEA 118 near Staines A1
28-JAN-1972Vickers VC10-1100 G-ARTA British Caledonian Airways 0 London-Gatwick A... A1
02-OCT-1971Vickers 951 Vanguard G-APEC BEA 63 near Aarsele A1
22-JAN-1970Vickers 814 Viscount G-AWXI BMA 0 London-Heathrow ... A1
09-AUG-1968Vickers 739A Viscount G-ATFN British Eagle 48 near Langenbruck A1
08-APR-1968Boeing 707-465 G-ARWE BOAC 5 London-Heathrow ... A1
20-APR-1967Bristol 175 Britannia 308F G-ANCG British Eagle 0 Manston-Kent Int...   A1
26-NOV-1965Vickers 953 Vanguard G-APEL BEA 0 Belfast Internat...   A2
26-NOV-1965Vickers 806 Viscount G-APEY BEA 0 Jersey-States Ai...   A2
04-JUL-1965A.W. AW-650 Argosy 222 G-ASXL BEA 0 near Piacenza   A1
20-JUN-1965Vickers VC10-1101 G-ARVK BOAC 0 near Bristol Channel A2
21-MAR-1965Hawker Siddeley HS-748 G-ATAM BKS Air Transport 0 Leeds/Bradford A...   A2
07-MAR-1965Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOHT BEA 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
06-OCT-1964Vickers 951 Vanguard G-APEE BEA 0 Glasgow-Renfrew ...   A2
29-FEB-1964Bristol 175 Britannia 312 G-AOVO British Eagle 83 Mt. Glungezer   A1
06-NOV-1963Douglas DC-8-54F CF-TJM TCAL 0 London Airport (... A2
09-SEP-1963Vickers 806 Viscount G-AOJC BEA 0 Genève-Cointrin...   A2
02-AUG-1963DH-106 Comet 4B G-ARJN BEA 0 Milano-Linate Ai...   A2
09-AUG-1961Vickers 610 Viking 3B G-AHPM Cunard Eagle Airways 39 near Stavanger-Sola A...   A1
25-JAN-1961de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4 G-APDM BOAC 0 near Roma-Fiumicino A...   A2
14-MAR-1960DH-106 Comet 4 G-APDS BOAC 0 Madrid-Barajas A...   A2
05-JAN-1960Vickers 701 Viscount G-AMNY BEA 0 Malta-Luqa Airpo... A1
23-DEC-1959de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4 G-APDL BOAC 0 Roma-Ciampino Ai...   A2
03-FEB-1959Boeing 707-121 N712PA Pan Am 0 near Atlantic Ocean   A2
24-DEC-1958Bristol 175 Britannia 312 G-AOVD BOAC 9 Sopley Park A1
02-DEC-1958Vickers 732 Viscount G-ANRR Hunting-Clan 6 Frimley   A1
22-OCT-1958Vickers 701C Viscount G-ANHC BEA 31 near Anzio A1
17-OCT-1958Vickers 610 Viking 1B D-BELA Deutsche Flugdienst 0 Zele A1
02-SEP-1958Vickers 621 Viking 1 G-AIJE Independent Air Travel 3+ 4 near London Airport (... A1
28-APR-1958Vickers 802 Viscount G-AORC BEA 0 Craigie A1
01-FEB-1958Douglas DC-7C N733PA Pan Am 0 Amsterdam-Schiph... A2
17-NOV-1957Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOHP BEA 0 near Ballerup   A1
23-OCT-1957Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOJA BEA 7 Belfast-Nutts Co...   A1
15-JAN-1955Vickers 701 Viscount G-AMOK BEA 0 London Airport (...   A2
25-DEC-1954Boeing 377 Stratocruiser G-ALSA BOAC 28 near Glasgow-Prestwic...   A1
28-OCT-1949Grumman G-73 Mallard NC2956 Superior Oil Corp. 6 London Heathrow ...   A1

40 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
18-APR-2018Airbus A330-302 N806NW Delta Air Lines 0 Atlanta-William ...   A2
27-NOV-2017Airbus A330-343 G-VRAY Virgin Atlantic 0 New York-John F....   A2
22-DEC-2013Boeing 747-436 G-BNLL British Airways 0 Johannesburg-O.R... A1
03-DEC-2013Airbus A320-214 HB-IJB Swiss 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
17-JAN-2008Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMM British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ... A1
27-JUL-2007Airbus A321-231 G-EUXH British Airways 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
17-DEC-2000Boeing 747   PIA 0 Dubai Airport (DXB)   H2
14-OCT-2000Boeing 777-268 HZ-AKH Saudi Arabian 0 Baghdad H2
05-NOV-1997Airbus A340-311 G-VSKY Virgin Atlantic 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
08-DEC-1996Fokker 50 PH-KVK KLM Cityhopper 0 London-Heathrow ... A2
07-DEC-1985Boeing 737-248 EI-ASA Aer Lingus 0 Dublin Airport (...   A2
23-JUN-1985Boeing 747-237B VT-EFO Air-India 329 near Cork, Ireland C1
29-MAR-1985Boeing 737-230   Lufthansa 0 London-Heathrow ...   H2
02-MAY-1981Boeing 737-248C EI-ASD Aer Lingus 0 Le Touquet Airpo...   H2
27-DEC-1979Boeing 747-121SF N771PA Pan Am 0 London-Heathrow ...   A2
11-JAN-1977Boeing 747   TWA 0 London-Heathrow ...   H2
15-SEP-1975Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1E G-AVYD British Airways 0 Bilbao Airport (... A1
07-JAN-1975BAC One-Eleven   British Airways 0 London-Stansted ...   H2
03-MAR-1974Vickers Super VC10-1151 G-ASGO BOAC 0 Amsterdam-Schiph... H1
03-MAR-1974DC-10-10 TC-JAV THY 346 Bois d'Ermenonville A1
05-MAR-1973DC-9-32 EC-BII Iberia 68 near La Plance, near ... A1
12-MAR-1970Boeing 707-345C PP-VJX Varig 0   H2
03-JUL-1968Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 G-AMAD BKS Air Transport 6 London-Heathrow ... A1
24-MAR-1968Vickers 803 Viscount EI-AOM Aer Lingus 61 near Tuskar Rock   A1
04-NOV-1967SE-210 Caravelle 10R EC-BDD Iberia 37 Blackdown Hill, ... A1
27-OCT-1965Vickers 951 Vanguard G-APEE BEA 36 London Airport (... A1
20-JUN-1965Vickers VC10-1101 G-ARVK BOAC 0 near Bristol Channel A2
14-AUG-1962Boeing 720-030B D-ABOM Lufthansa 0 London Airport (... A2
24-DEC-1960Boeing 707-436 G-APFN BOAC 0 London Airport (... A2
08-MAR-1960Handley Page HP.81 Hermes IVA G-ALDH Skyways 0 London Airport (... A1
02-MAR-1960Vickers 639 Viking 1 G-AGRV Hunting-Clan 0 London Airport (...   A2
07-JAN-1960Vickers 802 Viscount G-AOHU BEA 0 London Airport (...   A1
17-FEB-1959Vickers 794D Viscount TC-SEV THY 14 near London-Gatwick A... A1
24-DEC-1958Bristol 175 Britannia 312 G-AOVD BOAC 9 Sopley Park A1
02-DEC-1958Vickers 732 Viscount G-ANRR Hunting-Clan 6 Frimley   A1
19-JUN-1954Convair CV-240-4 HB-IRW Swissair 3 near Folkestone A1
10-JAN-1954DH-106 Comet 1 G-ALYP BOAC 35 near Elba A1
02-FEB-1950Douglas C-47A (DC-3) PH-TEU KLM 7 near Dutch coast [Nor...   A1
02-MAR-1948Douglas DC-3C OO-AWH Sabena 20 London Airport (...   A1
25-JUL-1947Avro 685 York C.1 G-AIUP Skyways 0 London Airport (...   A1