The Heathrow PORTAL

Welcome to LWIN’s Heathrow portal where you can find facts and figures and information on how to engage with Heathrow.


As Heathrow is the UK’s only international hub airport, Heathrow is a crucial connection between West London and the rest of the world.
The smooth operation of the airport is dependent on the sourcing of a wide range of works, goods and services. From Cyber and Technology, Infrastructure and Operational procurement. To give an indication of the scale, the airport spend was over £1.24bn in 2022 with more than 1,150 suppliers from around the UK .
Given the scale of Heathrow’s operation and its impact on the UK economy, Heathrow has an inclusive approach to its supply chain.

Find out below how to engage with Heathrow.

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest international airports, flying to over 200 destinations worldwide with 90 airlines and acting as the UK’s largest port by value. 

Being a member of the London West Innovation Network (LWIN) is essential to any high-growth business that considers itself to be local and connected to West London.  LWIN offers support and opportunity to connect with future suppliers as well as being kept informed about key business issues.  This portal provides a gateway to key Heathrow developments and opportunities to engage in the airport’s supply chain.

Heathrow is proud to be a longstanding member of West London Business and part of the London West Innovation Network. Working in partnership, together we are able to deliver better  on our commitments to help develop skills, create jobs and encourage growth in West London.



Heathrow 2.0 is their sustainability plan that connects people and planet. It focuses on decarbonisation and ensuring the airport, and the communities around it, can be a great place to live and work. 

A new comprehensive overview of their progress and initiatives towards their 2.0 plan as been released.  It details the progress made towards their 2030 goals, as well as some of the challenges faced. 


Key 2023 achievements include:

While 2023 witnessed several exciting moments that indicated Heathrow is making significant progress towards its 2.0 plan, they are not resting on their laurels and recognise there remains much work ahead.

Heathrow Lift Off is a new concept developed as an additional way for Heathrow to attract and work with Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) by providing an opportunity to present their products and services to a panel made up of Heathrow and their largest supply chain partner organisations. 



CompeteFor is a free supplier platform that enables businesses to compete for contract opportunities linked to large-scale public and private sector buying organisations.  There are many organisations represented on the platform, Heathrow being one. More information can be found here.

Register for compete for to get regular updates on opportunities 


The 25th Business Summit took place on Thursday 16 November 2023 at The Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel Heathrow.

The theme  was “Let’s Do Business” and it  offered SMEs, suppliers, and Heathrow strategic partners more visibility for upcoming opportunities within their supply chain.




West London is an excellent place for businesses to set up in the UK. Not only is the region well-placed in terms of its proximity into London, but West London also boasts having Heathrow on its doorstep enabling existing and potential new business to locate themselves in the borough to take advantage of its regional, national and international connectivity.

Britain's Biggest hub

In 2021, Heathrow was UK's most valuable port, seeing £153bn in non-EU imports and exports passing through, handling more cargo by value than all other UK airports combined.
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Heathrow has a highly experienced and passionate team of people who will help you to land your perfect job at the airport and the start of a rewarding career.

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* Careers information, advice and guidance
* Heathrow careers and essential skills workshops
* Self-assessment tool to help you identify your skill strengths and development areas
* Job fairs and open days
* Job brokerage support where we match your skills and experiences to one of hundreds of opportunities with top brands across the airport
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With Heathrow on our doorstep, it is important to have sight of their strategic plans which outline the aspirations for the airport's future - enhancing partnerships with stakeholders, connecting people across all its operations, making Heathrow a great place to live and work, while leading Net Zero aviation.

Strategic plans & documents

* Heathrow 2.0 Sustainability Strategy
* Heathrow Local Recovery Plan
* Heathrow Surface Access Strategy
Access Documents

surface access

As part of Heathrow’s plans to protect the benefits of aviation, while simultaneously addressing the climate threat, Heathrow has released its Surface Access Strategy (SAS). The strategy sets out the surface access targets, aspirations and proposals of the airport for the next five years.

Surface access strategy



Plan your route to or from Heathrow by road or public transport. Heathrow journey planner gives you a complete door-to-door guide with times and directions.



Latest News

From featured stories, to financial releases, points of view on important matters to updates, find out everything you need to know about Heathrow and the activity in the skies above West London.

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