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The oldest terminal at London Gatwick airport is the South Terminal and is opened in 1958, measures approximately 160 thousand sq. metres in size. Out of 160 thousand sq. metres 14,768 sq. metres are taken by the retail facilities. There are 187 check-in desks in the South terminal of the airport.

South Terminal Check In

At Gatwick’s South terminal, the check in desks are located on level 2 and the passengers are advised to arrive well in time for their flight ensuring they have plenty of time for going through security. For passengers, the advised times are:
  • European flight - prior to the departure, check in opens in 3 hours
  • International flights - prior to the departure, check-in opens in 4 hours
  • Domestic flights - prior to the departure, check in opens 2 hours

Jupiter Cars Meeting Point inside Gatwick North Terminal

All the passengers coming to London via Gatwick south terminal can enjoy the meet and greet service provided by Jupiter cars and couriers. After passenger’s flight landing and baggage delivering the driver goes inside the arrivals lounge holding the name board in his hands. Before the pickup, the driver or controller will contact with the passenger and organise the meeting so that we can disappear the passenger’s trauma
caffe nero heathrow terminal 2

Customer Facilities at Gatwick North Terminal

Hotels at London Gatwick Airport North Terminal | Gatwick Airport Hotels Guide


Hilton London Gatwick Airport

The Elvetham Hotel

YotelAIR Gatwick

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

BLOC Hotel Gatwick

Premier Inn Farnborough

Information Desk

Shops and restaurants in Heathrow Terminal 2


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    The London Pass

    Distance from Gatwick Airport
    1 hour 30 min

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    Golden Tours

    Distance from Gatwick Airport
    86 hour

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    The Hawth

    Distance from Gatwick Airport
    3 hour 59 min

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    Gatwick Aviation Museum

    Distance from Gatwick Airport
    7 min

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    Lingfield Park Racecourse

    Distance from Gatwick Airport
    19 min