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French Olympic canoeist Tony Estanguet talks to the media after arriving at Heathrow Airport Monday, July 16, 2012, as competitors arrive in London during preparations for the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

French Olympic canoeist Tony Estanguet talks to the media after arriving at Heathrow Airport Monday, July 16, 2012, as competitors arrive in London during preparations for the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Heathrow copes with Olympics crowd

London Heathrow - Europe's busiest airport - expects to handle around

250,000 passengers on July 26, including around 125,000 arrivals. Some

1,200 athletes are due to fly into Heathrow as part of around 4,000

Games-related arrivals.