The North Terminal at Gatwick Airport in West Sussex is the newer of the two and was opened back in 1988. It is situated as the name suggests at the North side of the airport and offers the passengers modern facilities and pleasant surrounding in which to enjoy when waiting for flight. Over 15 million passengers per year pass through Gatwick North Terminal making it one of the busiest in Europe for both UK and overseas flights. The North Terminal mainly caters for long haul flights to many foreign airports.
Split across four floors there is a wide range of things to see and do.
- First Floor – Domestic Arrivals and Baggage Reclaim
- Second Floor – Restaurants, Shops, Cafes and Passport Control
- Third Floor – Check- In Desks and Security Gate
- Fourth Floor – Departure Lounges
Check In Desks
Due to the sheer size of Gatwick there are over 150 check in desks within the North Terminal which can cope with a large amount of passengers during busy times. The state of the art baggage system makes sure that check in runs smoothly to avoid unnecessary queuing and waiting for passengers. Self service check-in is also available for passengers who want ease of use and do not require the personal service given from a traditional check in desk. The automated service allows you to check in online using the terminals provided which can often mean no queuing.
Airlines Using the North Terminal
Some of the worlds main airlines fly out of Gatwick North Terminal offering both scheduled and charter flights to a wide range of destinations.
- Air Berlin
- Air China
- British Airways
- Delta Airlines
- Hong Kong Airlines
- Korean Airlines
- Sunwing Airlines
- Thomson Airways
- Vietnam Air