Heathrow Flight Statistics – Big numbers…

It’s the summer holidays – kids are off school, but business is still running… this means it’s the peak travel season and airports around the world are streched to capacity with holiday makers and business travellers.

On a peak day such as today, flights at Heathrow can be landing or taking off every 46 seconds… there were 31 flights scheduled to depart off at 5.35pm today, and 14 scheduled for 5.40pm!

Over a year at Heathrow, 90 airlines flying to 170 countries will fly 480,000 flights carrying 67 million passengers!