Avignon airport

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In 1937, creation of the Aérodrome Avignon-Caumont.

In 1974, tripartite financing agreement with investment the city of Avignon and the General Council.

In 1989 / 1990, launched by the company TNT, the "International Freight" Avignon / Lyon / Basel / Mulhouse / COLOGNE, provided daily by a four-BAE 146.

In 1997, completion of the lengthening of the runway to the north (200 meters), reaching to 1880 meters. Opening lines transverse Proteus Airlines, via the hub of St-Etienne with an aircraft of 20 seats (two rotations per day).

In 2004, inauguration of the VIP area dedicated to business aviation. Tourism Group Meeting which launches an action plan for the opening of international routes.

In 2006, opening of the first international line Avignon / Southampton with the airline Flybe - Dash 8 400 aircraft.

In 2007, opening of the Avignon / Exeter - Flybe company launched a test program Avignon / Edinburgh with Jet2 company.

In 2008, construction of two new boarding lounge opening lines Avignon / Avignon and Edinburgh / Leeds with the company Jet2 - Boeing 737-300. Stop by the Air France to operate the late Avignon Paris in July 2008 despite traffic ^ ore than 71,000 passengers and a slight increase.

Avignon airport is owned by the PACA Regional Council from 1 March 2007. The operation is managed by the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Vaucluse, by amendment to the concession of public equipment in 2003.

Following a tender CCI de Vaucluse has been appointed as the new operator of the equipment until 2016. The airport is certified ISO 9001 since October 2005 and ISO 14001 since June 2008.

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Avignon airport 141 allée de la Chartreuse
Montfavet 84140

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