Terminals Heathrow Airport

At Heathrow airport there are 4 terminals: 2, 3, 4 and 5. Terminal 1 is currently closed.

 

Terminal 2

It is the newest terminal in LHR airport and it is known as the Queen’s Terminal.

It has as satellite pier (Terminal 2B) and various shops, cafés and restaurants.

 

Most of the flights that operate at T2 are international.

T2 hosts Star Alliance members (except Air India (T4)). Germanwings, Aer Lingus and Icelandair also operate from T2. I

 

n the future it is planned to extend Terminal 2 and close Terminal 3 (2019).

 

Terminal 3

Emirates is the major user of the terminal with daily flights to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Other airlines that operate often from T3 are British Airways, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic (with his own check-in area known as Zone A.

 

Most of the flights from Terminal 3 are international.

 

It can accommodate the Airbus A380 superjumbo.

It is planned that in 2019 Terminal 3 is going to be demolished and Terminal 2 is going to handle all its flights.

 

Terminal 4

It is located next to the southern runway of the facilities and connects with Terminals 1, 2 and 3 via the Heathrow Cargo Tunnel. It connects with the railway station.

 

Most of the flights are international.

All SkyTeam members operate from Terminal 4 with the exception of Garuda Indonesia (operates from T3) and Middle East Airlines.

 

It can handle Airbus A380.

 

Terminal 5

Currently it is exclusively used as one of the three global hubs of International Airlines Group.

It means that Iberia and British Airways are the only ones that uses the facilities.

 

It has three concourses: A, B and C.

 

´- T5A: It is the main terminal. The building has 4 storeys and two satellite buildings. It links directly to the main terminal through an underground people mover.

- T5B: it is a satellite building.

- T5C: as T5B, it is a satellite building. it is the second satellite and hosts Airbus A380.

 

There is an underground automated people mover (APM) system that links Terminal 5-A, Terminal 5-B and Terminal 5-C. T5D is planned to be built during next years.