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Information about flying from London Gatwick

Checking in at Gatwick Airport
Gatwick South Terminal.

South Terminal

The dedicated British Airways check-in area is Zone A in the South Terminal, where we offer check-in kiosks, bag drop desks and dedicated check-in for premium customers. If you have bags to check in, please take them to Bag Drop in Zone C.

If you have checked in online or on your mobile and you need to print your boarding pass, you can go to a check-in kiosk at the airport to collect it.

If you have an iPhone, Blackberry or Android phone, you can download your boarding pass to your mobile, for most routes.

Download your boarding pass to your mobile phone

Check in and clear security on time

  • Check-in closes 60 minutes before long haul flights depart and 45 minutes before short haul flights depart. 
  • Pass through security at least 35 minutes before your flight departs.
  • Be at the boarding gate at least 20 minutes before your flight departs.

If you do not meet these times you will not be accepted for travel.

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Join Gatwick Airport's exclusive myGatwick programme to get the following benefits (and more) now and every time you fly.

  • Exclusive food & restaurant offers
  • Exclusive shopping vouchers
  • Discounts on hotels & parking
  • Offers on premium products
  • Email alerts to keep track of your flight

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