Luton Airport

For some recent news stories about Luton, see 


For a lot of detail about Luton airport’s expansion plans and what they mean for the local area see http://www.hale.uk.net/


Some general  information about Luton:

 

Airport Owner:             Luton Borough  Council
Airport Operator:         London Luton Airport Operations Ltd
Airport website:           http://www.london-luton.co.uk
Airport Master Plan:    There is no Master Plan.
Airport Consultative Committee:   ttp://www.llacc.com     meeting details

 

Local community groups:

LADACAN –
Luton and District Association for the Control of Airport Noise
SLAE  – Stop Luton Airport Expansion 

STAQS  –  St Albans Quieter Skies on Facebook

Harpenden Sky   Harpenden Sky

and

London Luton Airport Town & Villages Communities Committee (LLATVCC)

and

HALE (Hertfordshire Against Luton Expansion)  


This is Luton’s form of Webtrak.  Called TraVis, shows all flights arriving / departing from Luton. With a 20 minute delay (used to be a 3 hour delay).


Noise complaints:

To complain about aircraft noise associated with Luton email noise@ltn.aero which is the airport’s environment office.  Provide as much detail as possible on the particular plane’s location and your perceptions of its direction and noise etc.  Ask for your complaint to be logged, and for a response. Alternatively use the online form at   http://www.london-luton.co.uk/en/noisecomplaint/  



Luton Airport. Flights and CO2 emissions. 

Analysis of flights, routes, and top 10 destinations from Luton Airport in 2011. Also carbon emissions.And passenger growth and numbers over the past 15 years.

http://www.awsw.co.uk/allco2/LTN_co2.html


Maps

Maps of flight paths from Luton airport at http://www.london-lutoninthecommunity.co.uk/uploads/docs/Information%20Pack.pdf

 

CAA aviation statistics  

    

Terminal Passengers:  

2015     12,263,000  ( up 17% on 2014)
2014     10,482,000
2013      9,693,000
2012      9,614,175  (up + 1.1% on 2011)
2011      9,510,000 (up + 9% on 2010)
 2010     8,734,000(down – 4% on 2009)  link to 2010 data
2009      9,115,000  (down – 10% on 2008)
2008     10,174,000  (up 3% on 2007)
2007     9,919
2006     9,415
2005     9,135
2000     6,164
1996     2,406
1986     1,962

Air Transport Movements

2015     87,440  (up 15.6% on 2014)
2014     75,616
2013     70,889
2012    71,725 (down – 0,6% on 2011)
2011    72,138  (up 5 % on 2010)
2010    69  (down -9% on 2009)   link to 2010 data
2009    75  (down – 12%)
2008    86  (up 3% on 2007)
2007    83
2006    79
2005    75
2000    56
1996    28
1986    28

Air Freight

2015    28,008 tonnes (up 2% on 2014)
2014    27,414
2013    29,074
2012     29,635 (up + 6% on 2011)
2011     27,905  ( down -3% on 2010)

2010     28,743 (no change on 2009)    link to 2010 data

2009     28.643  (down – 29% on 2008)
2008     40,518  (up +6% on 2007)
2007    39,095
2006    17,993
2005    23,108
2000    32,992
1996    16,250
1986      5,938

 


 

Airport Contact Details:
London Luton Airport , Navigation House, Airport Way, Luton, Bedfordshire LU2 9LY

Multimap:     map showing LU2 9LY

Runway length and direction:     08/26     2,160 metres     7,087 feet
 
Wikipedia page on   Luton airport:

 

Proportion of domestic passengers, out of total passengers
CAA  statistics, annual figures   – comparing Tables 9 and 10.2

2006       16.3%
2007       15%
2008       13%

Business Aviation:   Number of business flights (= private jets)  
CAA  statistics, annual figures – Table 3.1

2007           24,346   (+ 4,688 air taxis)
2008            20,856 (+ 4,274 air taxis)

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Monthly passenger figures:

CAA monthly figures for Luton Airport passengers – compared to the same month a year earlier

Jan 2012

2011
– whole year  9,510,100 – up 8.9% compared to 2010

Dec 2011     640,255   +10.5%

Nov 2011     598,469  + 0.2%
Oct 2011      864,939  + 5.3%
Sept 2011   937,200   + 7.9%
Aug 2011   1,047,400  +7.0%
July 2011   1,019,846 + 9.1 %
June 2011   918,368 + 9.9%
May 2011     861,244 + 10.1 %
April 2011    800,376 + 35.8
Mar 2011     671,250 + 1.2%
Feb 2011     574,384 + 3.5%
Jan 2011      579,073 + 9.5%

2010
– whole year 8,733,837 – 4.2% compared to 2009

Dec 2010     579,185 + 2.7%
Nov 2010     597,853 – 0.1%
Oct 2010      821,551 + 1.3%
Sep 2010    869,006 + 0.1%
Aug 2010     978,958 – 3.3%
July 2010     935,575 – 4.4%
June 2010    835,784 – 2.9%
May 2010     782,773 – 6.9%
April 2010    589.743 – 25.1% (volcanic ash)
Mar 2010     663,464 – 1.3%
Feb 2010     554,740 + 1.9%
Jan 2010     528,599 – 8.2%

 

2009 
– whole year 9,115,976 – 10.4% compared to 2008

Dec 2009       564,726 – 11.7%
Nov 2009       599,124 – 4.8%
Oct 2009        811,161 – 8.5%
Sept 2009      868,573 -10.0%
Aug 2009      1,012,246 – 7.6%
July 2009        978,432 – 6.9%
June 2009      862,183 – 9.7%
May 2009        841,270 – 9.8%
Apr 2009         787,908 – 4%
Mar 2009        672,514 -19.8%
Feb 2009        544,942 – 23.8%
Jan 2009        576,004 – 11%

2008
– whole year 10,174,000 + 3% compared to 2007
Dec 2008 639,596 – 9%