The mark the 80th anniversary of its first commercial flight, Gatwick Airport in London released a series of historic photos showing some of the many famous faces that have paid it a visit. The snaps show everyone from members of the royal family to American presidents spending time at one of the world's busiest airports.
A few highlights: Both Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana were photographed showing off two distinct time periods in aviation history. And John F. Kennedy’s pic marks a poignant moment as it was taken just six months before his assassination.
More modern photos were thrown into the mix like Pope John Paul II kissing the ground during his first papal visit in 1982 and supermodel Lily Cole posing on the runway in 2010.
Also included is an incredible photograph from the inaugural flight, which took place on June 6, 1936. Passengers paid around $6 for a ticket, which would equate to approximately $234 by today’s standards. Check out the rest of the historic photos ahead.