Major airports in Great Britain
London's main airport, about 19 miles west of the city, is where most Transatlantic (and many other) flights land
Gatwick is London's secondary airport, host to many Transatlantic, European, and British flights as well as easyJet, Norwegian, and some other low-cost carriers
Little Luton Airport, 33 miles from London, is a hub for several low-cost airlines like easyJet, Ryanair, and Wizz
Little London City Airport is actually in London—but few airlines use it.
Stansted Airport, an hour north of London, is popular with easyJet, Ryanair, and many other low cost carriers
If you have to transfer from one London airport to another, here are your best options
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Coach transfers to Oxford from Heathrow take 80–90 min (£23), from Gatwick 2–2.5 hr (£28)
The Queen doesn't need a passport. Since all British passports are issued "In the name of Her Majesty," the Queen can just vouch for herself—though her husband Philip, son Prince Charles, and everyone one else in the household do have passports.