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Passengers will find that Gatwick Airport is very well equipped for its disabled travellers. Here we detail Gatwick Airport's disabled facilities.

Disabled Travellers At Gatwick Airport ...

The North Terminal and South Terminal at Gatwick Airport offer excellent disabled facilities for its passengers, with wheelchair accessible telephones, ramps and toilet facilities all available. Disabled travellers at Gatwick Airport will also find convenient the reserved seating area at check-in.

 
 
 

Disabled Travellers At Gatwick Airport ...

Help Points
 
Help Points are available through Gatwick Airport i.e. short stay car parks, on terminal forecourts, stations, baggage reclaim halls for those with special needs or disabilities .

These Help Points have a map showing your location, plus telephones to request assistance like help carrying luggage to check-in or wheelchair help.

Induction loops are available throughout the airport or partially sighted or hard of hearing passengers - these display the 'sympathetic ear' symbol - and directional signs use a bright yellow background with solid black text.

Only guide dogs and hearing dogs are permitted in the terminal buildings.
  General Enquiries for Disabled
  Main Switchboard + 44 (0)870 000 2468  
  Hard Of Hearing (minicom) +44 (0)1293 513 179  
 
Travel Care
 
Independent travel agency Travelcare have charitable status so offer superb help and service to all disabled passengers.
 
  Travel Care Details
  Location Gatwick Village (South Terminal)  
  Telephone +44 (0)1293 504 283  
 
 

Helpful Organisations ...

 
We've listed, for your convenience, many organisations that can provide advice on Gatwick Airport disabled facilities or general help and tips for disabled travellers.

Do note the Gatwick Airport Information Guide is not responsible for the content of external sites. (all links will launch new windows)
 
  Helpful Organisations
Air Transport Users Council
www.caa.co.uk
 
Disabled Persons' Transport Advisory Committee
dptac.independent.gov.uk/
Publishers of  'Access to Air Travel: Guidance for Disabled and Less Mobile Passengers', as well as having really helpful travel tips on their Door to Door pages
DR Yachting
www.disabledsailingholidays.com
Sailing holidays in Greece for people with a disability and visually impaired
Accessible Travel & Leisure
www.accessibletravel.co.uk
 
The Assistance Travel Service
www.assistedholidays.com 
 
The Uphill Ski Club
www.disabilitysnowsport.org.uk
 
Can Be Done
www.canbedone.co.uk
Can be Done specialise in original accessible disabled holidays to a widening choice of destinations.
Tourism For All UK
www.tourismforall.org.uk
This is a national registered charity providing information to people with disabilities and older people in relation to accessible accommodation and tourism services.
 
 
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