Southend Airport Information

On this page, we offer some information about London Southend Airport, the expanding airport for Southend, including a selection of photos

 

About Southend Airport

Southend Airport started operating commercial flights way back in 1935, and in the 1960s was one of the UK’s busiest airports. The airport is undergoing a revival, with low-cost carrier EasyJet offering flights from Southend Airport in 2012.

Southend Airport Sign

Southend Airport is owned by the Stobart Group, and plans to make Southend Airport big business are well in hand. The new control tower is in place, and the new railway station “Southend Airport” has been completed, and the new passenger terminal is now open. The Long-stay carpark and a hotel are expected to be ready in 2012. Easyjet started flights from Southend in early 2012. The runway extension is due to be completed in 2012, allowing larger aircraft to take off and land safely.

 

London Southend Airport Photos

Here are a small collection of photos of London Southend Airport, taken in April 2012, just after the start of Easyjet flights from Southend:

New Southend Airport Terminal Building
New Southend Airport Terminal Building

New Southend Airport Terminal Building
New Southend Airport Terminal Building

The new Southend Airport railway station
The new Southend Airport railway station

Southend Airport Check In Desk
Southend Airport Check In Desk

Southend Airport Main Terminal Building
Southend Airport Main Terminal Building

Southend Airport Terminal Cafe
Southend Airport Terminal Cafe

London Southend Airport Older Photos

Here are a few pictures of Southend Airport just prior to the changes

Southend Airport Old Departures
Southend Airport Main Entrance, December 2011 – The old departures lounge

Southend Airport
Southend Airport’s main building with the old tower, December 2011

For more information on Southend Airport, go to www.southendairport.com

Departures from Southend Airport

Flight Stats: Live Departures from Southend Airport

 

Southend Airport Arrivals

Flight Stats: Live Arrivals at Southend Airport

 

Trains to Southend Airport

Southend Airport now has its own rail station. “Southend Airport” stations between Rochford and Prittlewell on the London Liverpool Street to Southend line. The line is operated by National Express East Anglia .

Timetables and discounted tickets can be found at TheTrainline or RailEasy.

 

Easyjet, flying from Southend

Easyjet started flying from Southend Airport in April 2012. Initial destinations include Portugal (Faro Airport), Barcelona and Ibiza.

Easyjet expect to operate 70 flights a week from Southend to various European destinations.

To find out more about flights, go to easyjet.co.uk/southend

 

Parking at London Southend Airport

As of April 2012, there are two short-stay car parks at Southend Airport. Long-stay is under construction. Here is a photo of the short-stay parking prices, correct as of April 2012:

Southend Airport Short-stay Parking Prices as of April 2012
Southend Airport Short-stay Parking Prices as of April 2012

 

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