Heathrow Terminal 5
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Heathrow Terminal 5

This is where the latest addition to Heathrow's hub is.


Architect Richard Rogers was selected to design the controversial terminal in 1989 and BAA formally announced its proposal for T5 in May 1992, then on 20 November 2001, planning permission for the building of a fifth passenger terminal at Heathrow was granted.

It has:

-30,000 square metres of glazing
-cost over 4.3billion
-A six platform rail station, located
underneath the main terminal building
-Extensions to the London Underground
Piccadilly Line and Heathrow Express
-A spur road linking Terminal 5 to the M25
-A new 87-metre tall air traffic control tower
-13.5km of bored tunnel
-60 aircraft stands.

The Queen officially opened Terminal 5 in a ceremony on the 14th March 2008.



Location: Heathrow, London



Heathrow Terminal 5