Heathrow hub set for slow rollout

London airport aims to avoid ’08 chaos in new terminal

Posted: March 13, 2014 at 3:21 a.m.

A worker passes through the security checkpoint inside the new Terminal 2 building at Heathrow airport in London during construction work in November. The terminal is set to open June 4 at about 10 percent capacity.

London Heathrow Airport’s new $4.2 billion Terminal 2 will limit passenger numbers to 2,500, or 10 percent of capacity, when operations start on June 4 to avoid the havoc of the hub’s last major opening.

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