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London Heathrow issues changes to Monday’s flight operations due to funeral of The Queen Elizabeth II

Changes to Heathrow flights on Monday to respect the funeral arrangements of HM The Queen.

About 15% of flights into and out of London’s Heathrow Airport will be disrupted on Monday due to Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, the airport said.

As a mark of respect for the solemnity of this sad and unique occasion, operations at the airport will be subject to alterations to avoid noise disturbance during the State Funeral:

  • 1140-1210: no aircraft movements to support the two-minute silence at the conclusion of Her Majesty’s funeral
  • 1345 – 1420: no arrivals to support the procession of Her Majesty’s hearse
  • 1505 – 1645: no departures to support the ceremonial procession via the Long Walk to Windsor Castle
  • 1645 – 2100: reduced departure rate to support the Committal service at St George’s Chapel
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