Airport Live

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Airport Live
Airport Live TV series titlecard.png
Directed byStephen Neal
Presented byKate Humble
StarringDallas Campbell
Dan Snow
Anita Rani
Theme music composerCarl Harms
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes4
Executive producer(s)Lisa Ausden
Producer(s)Amanda Lyon
Chris Parkin
Production location(s)United Kingdom
Editor(s)Brian Campbell
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)BBC
Original networkBBC Two
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original release17 June (2013-06-17) –
20 June 2013 (2013-06-20)
External links

Airport Live was a live television programme broadcast on BBC Two over four nights from 17 June 2013 to 20 June 2013. The show was commissioned following the success of other "live" programmes such as Volcano Live.The show was presented by Kate Humble, Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Dallas Campbell from Heathrow Airport in London. Dallas Campbell, Anita Rani and Dan Snow presented segments, which attempted to discover the principles behind Heathrow Airport. Airport Live also featured pre-recorded reports and interviews in addition to the real-time broadcast. Live cameras showed airport activity from around the airport and online features included the history of the airport site.

Episode list[edit]

Episode viewing figures from Broadcasters' Audience Research Board (BARB).[1]

# Title Directed by Original air date Total viewers
1"Episode 1"Stephen Neal17 June 2013 (2013-06-17)2,860,000
An overview of Heathrow Airport and the scale of operations faced by air traffic control.[2]
2"Episode 2"Stephen Neal18 June 2013 (2013-06-18)2,750,000
Following a shorthaul flight turnaround, with just 45 minutes from landing to takeoff.[3]
3"Episode 3"Stephen Neal19 June 2013 (2013-06-19)2,250,000
Dallas Campbell looks at the hundreds of markings that must be painted on to every plane.[4]
4"Episode 4"Stephen Neal20 June 2013 (2013-06-20)2,730,000
Dallas Campbell is at the controls of a flight simulator to see if he can land an Airbus A380.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Viewing Data - Top 30s". BARB. Retrieved 22 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Episode 1". BBC. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Episode 2". BBC. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Episode 3". BBC. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Episode 4". BBC. Retrieved 30 June 2013.

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