United Kingdom

Admission to ECAC:Flag of United Kingdom

Founding Member State in 1955


Civil aviation authority

Director General

Department for Transport (DfT)

Aviation Maritime and Security Group


Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road
SW1P 4DR London
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 300 330 3000

United Kingdom - Rannia Leontaridi

Rannia Leontaridi

Director General for Aviation, Maritime and Security

Director General for Civil Aviation

ECAC Vice-President

ECAC Focal Point for Environment matters



Country data and statistics

Map of United Kingdom

ISO codes: GB / GBR

International phone prefix: +44

Number of inhabitants: 67 025 542(1)

Area: 243 610 km2

Capital city: London

(1)as of 1 January 2020 (Source: Eurostat)

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Main airports(2)

City Airport name (IATA code)
Manchester The Manchester Airports Group - MAG (MAN)
East Midlands The Manchester Airports Group - MAG (EMA)
London Stansted The Manchester Airports Group - MAG (STN)
London Biggin Hill London Biggin Hill (EGKB)
London Southend London Southend Airport (SEN)
Doncaster Sheffield Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA)
Teesside Doncaster Sheffield Airport (MME)
Blackpool Regional & City Airports (BLK)
Bournemouth Regional & City Airports (BOH)
Exeter Regional & City Airports (EXT)
Norwich Regional & City Airports (NWI)
Solent Regional & City Airports (---)
Aberdeen Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ)
Belfast Belfast International Airport Ltd (BFS)
Belfast George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)
Birmingham Birmingham Airport Ltd (BHX)
Bristol Bristol Airport plc (BRS)
Ports of Jersey Ports of Jersey, Airport and Harbours Group (JER)
Edinburgh Edinburgh Airport Ltd (EDI)
Farnborough TAG Farnborough Airport Ltd (FAB)
Glasgow AGS Airports (GLA)
Gibraltar Gibraltar Air Terminal Ltd (GIB)
Inverness Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (INV)
Isle of Man Isle of Man Airport (IOM)
Leeds - Bradford Leeds Bradford Airport Ltd (LBA)
London Heathrow Heathrow Airport Ltd (LHR)
London City London City Airport Ltd (LCY)
London Gatwick Gatwick Airport Ltd (LGW)
London Luton AENA SME SA (LTN)
Newcastle Newcastle International Airport Ltd (NCL)
Newquay Newquay Cornwall Airport Ltd (NQY)
Southampton Southampton International Airport (SOU)
(2)ACI EUROPE regular members (Source: ACI EUROPE)

Commercial airlines(3)

Name IATA code
AirTanker Services 9L
Aurigny GR
BA Cityflyer CJ*
Blue Islands SI
British Airways BA
Cargologicair Ltd P3*
City Star Airlines X9
Coyne Airways 7C*
DHL Air D0
Eastern Airways T3*
easyJet U2*
Euro Manx Limited 3W LS
Loganair LM
Norwegian Air UK DI
OAG Aviation Group Limited CR
Ryanair RK
Synergy Aviation YD
Titan Airways ZT*
TUI Airways BY
Virgin Atlantic VS
Wizz Air UK W9
(3)Source: IATA