"Guide to the Low-cost airline heaven" Top 5 Page for this destination Stansted by sourbugger
Stansted Travel Guide: 70 reviews and 140 photos
First an apology, there are several Stansted's in England and I hope that this particular one was meant to refer to the village in Essex that became the site of what may well end up as the largest airport in England.
I can remember it's quite humble origins in the late 1980's when it consisted if a few huts from the ex-air base (not unlike Hahn airport nerar Frankfurt). It only dealt with about 300,000 people a year.
With the building of the stunning terminal (i'll write more about it later) it was completely transformed. It only however really took off when the low-cost airlines led by Ryanair began to use the airport. Now, like the other London airport it's bursting at the seems.
- Pros:Light and airy - a real sense of space
- Cons:Slow baggage reclaim
- In a nutshell:better than a slap across the face with a cold fish
The drop off point in front of the airport, with its large open areas of glass was clearly designed before today's... more travel advice
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