The BEST episodes of Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport season 1

Every episode of Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport season 1, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport season 1!

Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport is a documentary series that takes a look behind the scenes at the country’s biggest and busiest international airport.

Last Updated: 4/5/2024Network: ITV1Status: Ended
24 votes

#1 - Arrivals

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/4/2015

The show focuses on staff who are racing against the clock to process thousands of passengers arriving from 84 different countries. Staff from the Animal Reception Centre have a variety of weird and wonderful animals including pet ferrets and a wild tiger to look after.

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19 votes

#2 - Departures

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/18/2015

The documentary offers an insight into the daily problems facing the airport staff as they process 100,000 departing passengers every day and get their flights away on time. Dispatcher Callie and ramp manager Steve have their plans thrown into chaos when a passenger disappears after checking on to their flight. Security man Sundeep has to search an unusually dressed traveller, while paparazzi photographer Kate is on the lookout for celebrities on their way through the airport.

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18 votes

#3 - Turnaround

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/11/2015

The documentary going behind the scenes of the airport reveals how staff manage to get hundreds of planes in the air at the correct time. Cameras follow cleaners, ground staff and members of the flight crew as they race to get the world's biggest passenger plane ready for departure. Plus, a royal guest pays a flying visit, and an airport manager tries to defuse a major international protest