Operational data

Map showing all Gatwick departure routes

Below you can read some of our operational data. This covers runway usage at Gatwick split by month and by aircraft departure route.

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Runway direction by month

 
Month Westerly Easterly Total Movements
Apr - 17

19,007
(80.14%)

4,706
(19.85%)
23,713
May - 17 12,664
(48.12%)
13,654
(51.88%)
26,318
Jun - 17 21,665
(80.88%)
5,121
(19.12%)
26,786
Jul - 17 23,453
(83.57%)
4,610
(16.43%)
28,063
Aug - 17 22,765
(80.19%)
5,623
(19.81%)
28,388
Sep - 17 21,653
(79.57%)
5,561
(20.43%)
27,214
Oct - 17

23,167
(92.30%)

1,932
(7.70%)

25,099
Nov - 17

17,683 
(95.24%)

883
(4.76%)

18,566
Dec - 17

18,967
(92.60%)

1,515 
(7.40%)

20,482
Jan - 18

14,149
(74.11%)

4,944 
(25.89%)

19,093
Feb - 18 10,662
(55.66%)
8,492
(44.34%)
19,154
Mar - 18 11,906
(53.84%)
10,208
(46.16%)
22,114

 

Runway usage by all routes

 

MonthRoute 1Route 2Route 3Route 4Route 5Route 6Route 7Route 8Route 9
Apr  17  27.8%   5.9%   6.6%   28.2%   5.4%   1.8%   24.1%   0.3%   0.0% 
 May 17  15.2%  16.0%  15.8%  18.0%  15.4%  4.6%   14.7%   0.24%   0.11% 
 Jun 17  24.5%  5.6%  5.6%  30.6%  6.2%  1.7%   25.2%   0.6%   0.1% 
 Jul 17  25.3%  4.9%  4.9%  30.7%  5.3%  1.6%   26.4%   0.8%   0.1% 
 Aug 17   24.3%  6.6%  6.0%  29.4%  6.2%  1.4%   25.3%   0.7%   0.1% 
Sep 17  23.9%  6.7%  5.9%  29.8%  6.3%  1.7%   25.1%   0.7%   0.0% 
 Oct 17  29.4%  2.0%  2.6% 36.0%  2.4%  1.0 %  26.1%   0.5%   0.1% 
 Nov 17  33.5%  1.2%  1.8% 38.7%  1.4%  0.6%   22.9%   0.1%   0.1% 
Dec 17  29.3%  2.0%  2.3%  38.8%  2.3%  0.8%   24.4%   0.1%   0.1% 
Jan 18  22.2%  7.4%  8.1%  32.2%  8.1%  3.1%   18.9%   0.1%   0.00% 
Feb 18  18.5%  12.6%  14.1%  21.9%   13.0%   4.2%  15.6%  0.01%  0.0%
Mar 18   17.9%   12.9%   14.1%   21.9%   13.6%   4.4%   15.1%  0.1%   0.0%  

 

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