London Stansted Airport is an international airport located at Stansted Mountfitchet in the district of Uttlesford in Essex, 42 mi northeast of Central London and 0.9 mi from the Hertfordshire border.
London Stansted currently serves over 170 destinations across Europe, North Africa, Western Asia, with more scheduled European destinations than any other airport in the UK. Stansted is a base for a number of major European low-cost carriers, being the largest base for low-cost airline Ryanair, with over 130 destinations served by the airline. In 2015 it was the fourth busiest airport in the United Kingdom after Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester. Stansted's runway is also used by private companies such as the Harrods Aviation, Titan Airways and XJet terminals which are private ground handlers who are able to handle private flights, charter flights and state visits. STN also has a transit inside which helps people to travel to their designated gates and terminals.
Originally owned and operated by BAA, since February 2013 the airport has been in the hands of Manchester Airports Group (MAG) following a March 2009 ruling by the Competition Commission.
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