Concourse of Gatwick Airport station

Gatwick Airport station gets off to a flying start

The upgraded Gatwick Airport station opened to passengers on the morning of 21 November 2023 Network Rail

The UK infrastructure agency Network Rail has cleared Gatwick Airport’s vastly refurbished station for take-off. A bigger and better Gatwick Airport Station had been promised by the quarter of a billion-pound makeover. The initial consensus is that the project has delivered. Months of re-engineering has gone into the complete transformation of the station that serves London’s second airport, and one of the busiest air terminals in Europe.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for and

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