Flight Arrival And Departure Information

Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted, Lydd & Manston Airports

Welcome to the Yourcounty local and regional flight arrival and departure feature. Kent always has been something of a crossroads, linking the UK to the rest of Europe. Even now in the era of frequent air travel the county has two international airports; Manston and Lydd as well as unrivalled access to a number of other important airports, Gatwick and Stanstead are both less than an hour's car drive away from the Kent stretch of the M25 (traffic permitting). London City Airport and Heathrow Airport are both also within easy reach.


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At the time of writing Manston was no longer operating.

We publish some local and regional flight information and links to relevant sources below. All Kent's traffic and traffic resources can be found from the Kent Traffic and Travel page. If you need to check on any flight details for a specific airport try the relevant link below, many provide real-time or live information regarding flights into and out of the regions airports. If you need to combine several forms of transport (plane and train for example) the Transport Direct database may be the most useful resource. We include links to Kent's two international airport's below (Manston & Lydd) as well as the big regional operators

  • Gatwick Airport - Get the latest updates using the online searches. Check which terminal you need as well as all the essential arrival and departure information needed to check flight details for the to the 200 destinations served by the airport.
  • Heathrow Airport - Get live flight status updates, estimated times for take-off and landing. n
  • Lydd Airport - Lydd Airport is within easy access to the M20 motorway, the high speed rail link from The Ashford International Station will get you into St. Pancras Station in just 37 minutes.
  • Kent International Airport Manston - Manston International Airport recommends passengers arrive one hour prior to departure on domestic flights and two hours prior to departure on international flights.
  • London City Airports - The City Airport (IATA - LCY) hosts about 2.9 million customers a year. The traffic is growing and there is a plan to double the number of passengers over the next 20 years. Parking is a problem at busy times.
  • Stansted Airport - Latest flight information Use our terminal map to find facilities and shops at Stansted Airport, or print one out and bring it with you.
  • Ceefax pages are available onlinethrough the Ceefax web portal, some limited information available.
  • Teletext flights and Teletext holidays - This service has been running since the early 1990s, they compete on price so you'll generally find great deals if you have some flexibility on departure dates and location. If you want to take a look through the TV check out BBC Ceefax Flight Information can be found on page 440 or ITV Teletext Airports And Flight Information (C4) 180 (these details subject to change).

Flight Arrival And Departures - Disclaimer And Feedback

If you know of airline and flight resources that would improve this page we'd be happy to hear from you. We welcome feedback about your airport experiences, particularly if you have used the Kent airports, Manston and Lydd. Please see our disclaimer.

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