What will happen at Heathrow Airport
Some Guide tips for when you arrive at Heathrow
Check-in & Bag Drop at Heathrow Airport
If you need a boarding pass or if you have a bag to check-in then this can be done in the Terminal 5 Departures Check-in area. Once you have your boarding pass and have checked in any bags, you should go to the security area.
Prepare for Security at Heathrow Airport
To help you get through security quicker, you should check that your bags do not contain any liquids, sharp objects or other forbidden objects.
Ticket Presentation at Heathrow Airport
Only passengers who have a valid boarding pass are allowed to go beyond this point. You will need to scan your boarding pass at the automatic gate or show it to the person on the desk, to go through the barrier.
Security Search at Heathrow Airport
All passengers need to go through security search. This is where you and your belongings are checked to make sure that you are not carrying anything considered to be dangerous.
Departure Lounge at Heathrow Airport
There is a lot to see and do in the Departure Lounge and it can get very busy. You should remain in the main building until you are provided with your departure gate number.
Departure Gate at Heathrow Airport
The departure gate is the location where you will exit the terminal building to board your aircraft. There will be plenty of information which will help you to confirm whether you are in the right place. The airline agent will tell you when it is time to board the aircraft.