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London City Airport Guide

London City Airport, as the name suggests, is the only airport located inside the city of London. It is situated to the east of London city in the borough of Newham serving more than 3 million passengers every year. Comparatively smaller than its counterparts, this airport is a major base for business travelers due to close proximity to financial district of the city. The location of airport favors efficient and quick transport to Central London. It serves more than 30 destinations worldwide.

London city airport can be easily reached by public transport. The Docklands Light Railway service links the airport to Stratford, in a journey time of approximately 17 minutes. The Docklands Light Railway, public buses, transfer coaches and trains connect passengers to and from the airport. Licensed London airport taxis can be availed directly outside the terminal building, they operate 24/7, 365 days a year.

The airport has two food outlets that are located prior to the security check. Handmade natural food items can be bought from Pret a Manger, while Panopolis sells freshly baked baguettes and croissants in different forms and flavors. The airport is home to a duty free shop and WHSmiths, a leading retailer of books, magazines, cosmetics and snacks. It is a perfect place for your last minute travel needs. It also stocks a limited range of baby products and baby foods.

The airport is well equipped with a wide range of facilities for children and disabled passengers. It has all basic facilities such as restrooms, baby rooms, payphones, currency bureaus and charging docks for iPod and laptops Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport and internet kiosks can be found in departures lounge.

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