Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport

The WORST episodes of Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 6/26/2022Network: ITV
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Episode 11
star
6.20
10 votes

#1 - Episode 11

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/28/2020

Answering the question of whether you could pick up someone else's boarding card and take a trip around the world. Plus, some plane-spotters await a rather rare sight.

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Episode 9
star
6.38
8 votes

#2 - Episode 9

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/6/2021

Staff at Heathrow prepare for the arrival of Air Force 1, and although the airport is quieter than usual, it is still a huge effort logistically to make sure things run smoothly. Meanwhile, security officer Estafania scrutinises the contents of passengers' hand luggage, as well as their face masks, and airside officer Ian has his hands full.

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Episode 10
star
6.53
15 votes

#3 - Episode 10

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/2/2019

An arresting episode greets viewers this time as Heathrow's boys in blue dash to the gate. Plus, Queen of Passenger Experience Sue sorts out some gents, whilst out on the airfield, Airside Ian shows off his muscles.

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Episode 10
star
6.60
10 votes

#4 - Episode 10

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/21/2020

It's all smells at Heathrow's Terminal 3 with a new restaurant, and Border Force dog Jessie sniffing out thousands of pounds. Meanwhile, Airside Ian is ramping up his crow impersonations, and Demi prevents a cardiologist having a heart attack.

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Episode 8
star
6.62
13 votes

#5 - Episode 8

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/7/2020

At Britain's busiest border, officers Kat and Tracy help a student from India who's arrived with no fixed abode, while on the airfield, Airside Ian is ducking and diving on the runway. Terminal 4 welcomes an exuberant new ambassador.

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Episode 5
star
6.63
8 votes

#6 - Episode 5

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/1/2021

Britain is on the cusp of holiday season and Heathrow is revving up for passengers from all over the globe. We meet a new member of the Passenger Experience Manager Team: Suki.

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Episode 12
star
6.67
9 votes

#7 - Episode 12

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/4/2020

There's something smelly in Cargo that Border Force have to get to the bottom of. Passenger Experience Manager Harry rushes to a gate that's had its door smashed in and King of Terminal 2 Demi has 700 passengers descend on him - one being a pop star.

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Episode 12
star
6.73
11 votes

#8 - Episode 12

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/16/2019

It's midnight. Airside Ian checks Heathrow's airfield lights before the onslaught of half term. Drugs Dog Cole protects the Border, while officer Estefania pushes passengers through security with a unique handling method.

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Episode 3
star
6.73
11 votes

#9 - Episode 3

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/2/2020

It's a day like no other, with one octogenarian forcing herself into the country under the watchful eye of Passenger Experience Guru Demi. Terminal 4 turns blue, and airside Hugh has a potential environmental mess on his hands.

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Episode 9
star
6.75
12 votes

#10 - Episode 9

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/14/2020

At Heathrow's Terminal Four, new airline on the block Vietnam Airlines are battling baggage woes in the lead up to the holiday period. Rookie engineer Mo comes up with an ingenious solution to ensure no-one is stranded abroad without their luggage.

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Episode 6
star
6.79
14 votes

#11 - Episode 6

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/23/2020

In the coloured lanes of customs and excise, we rummage through carry-on luggage on the lookout for secret stashes. Virgin Atlantic's punctuality record is put in jeopardy by a captain's bottle of water, and there is love, actually in the air.

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Episode 6
star
6.80
10 votes

#12 - Episode 6

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/15/2021

We go behind the scenes of the test and trace process. On the frontline is Joel, the manager of Heathrow's testing centre, who has to deal with an irate family.

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Episode 3
star
6.81
16 votes

#13 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/13/2016

Storm Imogen causes chaos on the runways and in the terminals, with airside safety officer Simon keeping his eyes peeled for any potentially dangerous debris that could damage the landing planes. In Terminal 4, manager Sunita looks after dozens of passengers whose flight to Delhi has been cancelled, while trainee engineer Elliot prepares to get his hands dirty as he clears a blocked sewage pit - an essential part of the airport's operations that no passenger normally sees.

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Episode 4
star
6.88
8 votes

#14 - Episode 4

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/25/2021

Spring is about to be sprung and Heathrow is readying itself for a flurry of passengers.

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Episode 5
star
6.95
19 votes

#15 - Episode 5

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/19/2019

Dairy, drugs and dogs headline the visit to Heathrow. On the airfield, Airside Ian goes for a promotion, whilst inside the terminals Queen of T2 Sue saves a musician from missing her concert, wile there's a serious breach in security.

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Episode 1
star
7.00
13 votes

#16 - Episode 1

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/2/2018

Passenger experience manager Demi deals with some disgruntled passengers, while check-in attendants Carrie-Anne and Selina tackle broken baggage belts. Elsewhere, Border force worker Bob has to decide whether he should let a young Brazilian student into the UK to visit his brother.

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Episode 9
star
7.00
15 votes

#17 - Episode 9

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/25/2019

A five-star airline gives a top tier performance all about baggage. Plus, Border Force Rob deals with a frozen chicken trying to enter the country, and there's a surprise for passengers flying across to Heathrow's number one European destination.

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Episode 3
star
7.00
14 votes

#18 - Episode 3

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/24/2021

Christmas is approaching and there's a new kid on the block: British airline, Domestic Carrier Eastern Airways. They're excited to be joining the big names at Heathrow, but one of their busiest flights is scuppered by yet more bad news.

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Episode 10
star
7.00
8 votes

#19 - Episode 10

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/13/2021

Terminal 3 re-opens its doors to the public 15 months into the global pandemic, with 11 Virgin flights set to take off, but teething problems threaten to delay one of the departures.

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Episode 11
star
7.00
6 votes

#20 - Episode 11

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/19/2021

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Episode 12
star
7.00
6 votes

#21 - Episode 12

Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/26/2021

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Episode 4
star
7.06
16 votes

#22 - Episode 4

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/12/2019

Flying into Heathrow are an endangered parrot and a polar vortex. Whilst Officers Dave and Terry hunt for a wanted man gone missing on a plane, airside Ian and slicker-for-the-rules Steve battle snow in a blizzard to keep the runways open.

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Episode 5
star
7.09
11 votes

#23 - Episode 5

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/6/2018

The Border Force pull over a Ghanaian businessman declaring £114,000 in cash, there is love in the air at the unlikely location of T5 arrivals when a blind date takes place and it is the end of an era on the airfield for chief trainer Simon.

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Episode 6
star
7.10
10 votes

#24 - Episode 6

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/13/2018

Terminal 5 receives a very special visitor, leaving Buggy Driver Carlo starstruck. British Airways have a new robot on the airfield and Border Force release the hounds in search of dirty money. Last in the series.

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Episode 8
star
7.11
9 votes

#25 - Episode 8

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/29/2021

The airport may not be as busy as usual during the pandemic, but the aviation police are as busy as ever. An inbound passenger has armed officers waiting for him.

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