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London Stansted Airport Destinations Map
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London Stansted Airport is located at Stansted Mountfitchet, Uttlesford in Essex. This is about 30 miles (48 km) to the northeast of Central London and less than a mile from the Hertfordshire border. Last year Stansted was responsible for flying 17,472,699 passengers, making them the fourth busiest airport in the UK.
Stansted was originally opened as an army airfield called RAF Stansted Mountfitchet in 1943 and was used by the RAF and the USAAF during the Second World War. It was from Stansted Airport that more than 600 allied aircrafts were led over to defend France’s beaches on D-Day.
Getting into the airport is easy via public transport or a Stansted Airport Taxi but if travelers prefer their own transport means there are some great airport parking options available at London Stansted airport.