London Southend Airport
This international airport is located in Essex, at a distance of 58 km east of Central London. In recent years, the airport underwent a facelift which incorporated with newly built terminal, control tower and extension of runway along with rail service that runs from the Airport Station to Liverpool Street Station in Central London. In 2013, the airport handles 970,000 passengers along with 29,443 aircraft movements.
Currently, the airport is served by a single runway that has a capacity of handling Boeing 757 size aircraft. It is mainly used for charters, scheduled passengers, corporate flights, cargo flights and pilot training. Many passenger facilities including cafes, restaurants, duty free shopping, car rental, money exchange, ATMs, lounges and conference rooms are provided at the airport.