Heathrow Airport – Who are We

As the UK’s largest single site employer, we’re not just important to the national economy; we’re at the heart of the local community too. Almost half of our people live locally.

Airport Operations

We encourage companies operating here to recruit local people and help them gain valuable qualifications.

Working with local schools we raise awareness about airport careers. Our presence on plotr brings the range of opportunities we offer to life, whilst our work experience programmes give students first-hand knowledge of the airport environment.

We’re also a Duke of Edinburgh Award Diamond Partner. We encourage our colleagues to complete their own award and gain valuable skills, as well as supporting the charity to give young people from all walks of life a chance to shine.

Our Company 


Our company, Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (formerly BAA) owns and runs London Heathrow Airport, Britain’s aviation hub.

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited is in turn owned by FGP Topco Limited, a consortium owned and led by the infrastructure specialist Ferrovial S.A. (25.00%), Qatar Holding LLC (20.00%), Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (12.62%), the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (11.20%), Alinda Capital Partners (11.18%), China Investment Corporation (10.00%) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) (10.00%)

The company is subject to financial regulation by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). In matters of safety and security we are regulated by the Government and CAA.

Find out more by have a looking at our facts and figures here.

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Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd

Heathrow Airport  is a major international airport in west London, England.

Every day about 76,500 people come here to work. People of all ages and from all sorts of different backgrounds. All brought together by one common goal – to make every journey better for about 70 million passengers a year.

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