London Stansted Airport in a nutshell


Stansted is London's third largest airport, primarily serving low-cost airlines. Ryanair operates its largest base here, providing over 90% of the airport's flights.

The airport is located almost exactly halfway between London and Cambridge.

Despite its distance of over 64km from central London, Stansted is popular for the simplicity of its single terminal and shorter walking distances than Gatwick LGW or Heathrow LHR.

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