Heathrow's Terminal 2 Closes After 54 Years of Service

Work on its £1 billion replacement will get underway in 2010

Related Links

Terminal 2 Departures Hall in 1980s

Richard Briers Joins Fellow Actors In Airport Protest

"Using Concorde�s Noise to Justify 3rd Runway Is An Outrage�

BAA Clarify Their Position on Third Runway


Sign up for a free newsletter from ChiswickW4.com, BrentfordTW8.com and PutneySW15.com

Passengers will check in at Heathrow’s Terminal 2 for the last time on Monday 23rd November as, after 54 years of service, it is closing to make way for a £1 billion replacement.

The airport’s first terminal opened in 1955 and fast became a backdrop to the glitterati as icons from the stage and screen passed through its doors.

Stars and royalty including The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Gwyneth Paltrow, Princess Grace and Princess Margaret have all used Terminal 2.

Work will begin on the new Terminal 2 in 2010 and will open to passengers in 2014.

Passengers travelling on Air France to and from Paris will be the last to use Terminal 2. From 24th November, Air France will operate from Terminal 4.

All passengers flying from Heathrow are urged to check their terminal before leaving for the airport at www.heathrowairport.com

November 23, 2009