From lowly beginnings as a private airfield owned by Home Counties Aviation Services more than 70 years ago, Gatwick has now become Britain's second largest airport and is the and busiest single runway airport in the world. The airport is a major employer in the area generating some 23,000 people on-airport jobs and a further 13,000 jobs through related activities.
London Gatwick Airport handles approximately 33 million passengers a year. Some 200 destinations worldwide are served in 90 countries on short and long-haul flights.
Gatwick is approximately 15 minutes drive from Crawley Down and can offer good parking facilities for any length of stay.
If you want to complain about Gatwick Aircraft noise phone 0800 393 070
You can also see the Gatwick Airport noise information page on www.gatwickairport.com/noise
Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign
You may be interested in the Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign which has been set up to prevent further development of Gatwick Airport in particular a second runway. For more information see www.gacc.org.uk.