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London Heathrow To Open Terminal 2 in June 2014

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The world’s third busiest airport with the traffic figures reaching 72.3 million in 2013, London Heathrow is anticipating an exciting moment in its history – the opening of Terminal 2 in June this year.

We look at some of the more interesting facts and figures surrounding this new exciting addition.

What’s in the name: Terminal 2 is The Queen’s Terminal, recognising the 60 year relationship that the airport has had with Her Majesty the Queen.

Art: T2 will feature the Europe’s largest privately funded sculpture, called Slipstream, consisting of 23 bespoke pieces and created to resemble the shape and movement of a jet’s vapour trail. The sculpture designed by Richard Wilson weighs 74 tonnes, is over 70 metres long and hangs suspended up to 20 metres above the ground.

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