Gatwick Airport is London’s second largest airport, with more than 44 million passengers travelling through Gatwick in a year. Planes travel to 228 destinations in 74 countries around the world every year. So make sure to sue Yell Cars for all your airport transfers to Gatwick.
Gatwick is also home to low-cost and charter airlines, they are the biggest base for easy Jet which is one of Europe’s most successful airlines. Making it a great airport for all types of travellers. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure yellow cars are there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on call all year round.
We also offer a meet and greet service, you have the option of booking your taxi on the day or if you prefer you can book it in advance. Gatwick is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Reading (depending on the time and day you are travelling).
Interesting facts about Gatwick Airport
Gatwick airport is actually older than Heathrow airport, built as a small flyers club in the 1930’s known as the Surrey Aero Club, only used by flying enthusiasts for four years. Things soon changed, in 1934 Gatwick was licensed as a public aerodrome. It began to provide air services to Paris to take some burden off London Croydon Airport. Gatwick gained its first scheduled flights to Belfast and Paris. With Hillman’s Airways who later became a part of British Airways.
In 1935 the Beehive terminal was built, this was the world’s first circular terminal building to be built. In 1950 Gatwick is designated as London’s second largest airport. In 1958 Gatwick was officially opened by the Queen after its major renovations. It was the world’s first airport with a direct railway link. In 1985 the first commercial Concorde flights departs from Gatwick. The airport seems to have broken many records including the handling of take-off and landing of 906 planes in a single day, making it by far the most efficiently operated single runway airport in the world.
We know how stressful travelling can be, Yellow Cars offers a professional reliable service, we are happy to be part of your journey from Reading to Gatwick Airport Taxi.
If you are looking for a transfer to or from a different airport? Check out our other pages with useful information on all the main airport transfers we offer. If you need to know Reading to Gatwick Taxi Fare