Economy | Gatwick Airport

Economy

Gatwick is proud of the role it plays as a catalyst for the national and regional economy, helping drive tourism and trade and supporting jobs and business opportunities the length and breadth of the UK.

Jobs & skills

Gatwick plays a significant role in local employment, providing valuable job opportunities within our region, and attracting a range of businesses to the area. 

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Tourism

Gatwick acts as a vital gateway to the world for the UK’s tourism industry, bringing 5.5 million overseas visitors to the UK each year. 

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Trade & investment

Our growing global connections are an important catalyst for trade and investment opportunities in the national and regional economy. 

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Regional economy

Gatwick delivers £2.7 billion of economic activity and 71,000 direct and indirect jobs in the local region alone. 

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