A public limited company floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1987 and formed from the former British Airports Authority. It owns and operates London airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, and Stansted) as well as Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Prestwick, and Glasgow airports. It is responsible for the construction and maintenance of buildings, fire and security services, passenger services, and terminal management.

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