The top ten international travel destinations for flights from Gatwick airport are: Malaga, Dublin, Alicante, Faro, Sharm El Sheikh, Orlando, Dubai, Geneva, Madrid and Dalaman, and within the UK the most popular flights leave for Edinburgh, Glasgow and Jersey. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year more than 32 million passengers pass through Gatwick each year, making it one of the UKs busiest airports. Overall 90 airlines travel to more than 200 destinations worldwide.
Gatwick is well served by road and rail links, being just 28 miles from London and for those coming by car the airport is directly accessed from junction 9 on the M23. The M25 is only 10 minutes away providing a gateway to the rest of the UK. There are short term parking facilities a short walk from the terminals and long stay car parks situated a short coach ride away.
There are two terminals at Gatwick airport with a huge range of shopping facilities on offer including a large duty free shop and many designer outlets.
There is a left luggage service in the arrivals area which is open 24 hours daily. The charge is £8.00 per item for 24 hours.