If you’re picking someone up from the airport and want to make sure their flight is on time, use the information below to check. To find out arrivals information on the move, sign up for the mobile alert service by clicking the mobile phone icon next to the appropriate flight. Bear in mind that the tracker lists all Heathrow flights, not just Terminal 5, so you might have to scroll through to find the flight you’re looking for.
If you do find yourself with a long wait in arrivals for a friend or relative, then Terminal 5 does at least have a couple of shops. Marks and Spencer Simply Food sells a variety of both everyday and luxury food and drink, and WH Smith has stationery, books and magazines – perfect if you want to pick up some reading material to look at while you wait.
There are also some food and drink outlets in the arrivals area. Amato were originally a well-known Soho bakery who have set up camp in Terminal 5, selling cakes and pastries. Costa have coffee, cakes and sandwiches, Giraffe restaurant have a global, family oriented food menu, and for something sweet, there’s the world-renowned doughnut chain Krispy Kreme.