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Olympic athletes begin arriving at Heathrow Airport

Monday, July 16, 2012 - 00:51

July 16 - Heathrow Airport expects to set a new record for passenger numbers as it welcomes athletes to the London 2012 Games. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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(ROUGH CUT ONLY - NO REPORTER NARRATION) Athletes and Olympic officials began arriving at Heathrow airport on Monday (July 16) ahead of the London 2012 Games. The airport is gearing up to process more arriving and departing passengers in a single day than it ever has before. Some 236,955 passengers are expected to travel through the airport on Monday, breaking the previous record of 233,562 set on 31 July, 2011. Normally the airport would expect 190,000 passengers at this time of year.

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Olympic athletes begin arriving at Heathrow Airport

Monday, July 16, 2012 - 00:51