Aeroports de Lyon

Aeroports de Lyon Lyon-Satolas Airport was inaugurated on 12 April 1975 by Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of the French Republic, in the presence of Pierre Doueil, Regional Prefect, and Fernand Blanc, President of the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIL). On 20 April 1975, Lyon-Satolas Airport succeeded Lyon-Bron and welcomed the first 150 passengers arriving from Paris aboard an...

Aeroports de Paris

Aeroports de Paris In 1945, creation of the public undertaking "Aéroports de Paris", October 24. In 1946, opening of the first temporary terminal at Paris-Orly. Reconstruction of Paris-Le Bourget airport. Passenger volumes at Aéroports de Paris top 300,000. In 1971, the Paris-Orly West terminal, designed by Henri Vicariot, opens its doors after 40 months of construction work. In 1974,...

Aeroport De Bordeaux

Aeroport De Bordeaux This airport company was created on April 20, 2007 and is held by the state (60% of capital), the Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce and Industry (25%), and regional government (15% shared between the Aquitaine Regional Council, the Gironde General Council, the Bordeaux Urban Community, and the towns of Bordeaux and Mérignac). Bordeaux Airport accounts for 1.508 billion Euros of the...

Strasbourg Airport

Strasbourg Airport Since June 2001, Strasbourg International Airport has ISO 9001 (version 2000) certification. The quality approach of the airport applies to all the activities and processes that have a direct impact on service quality, from information to the public to maintenance of the installations and equipment. In 2002, the airport decided to launch a more global quality approach, based...

Airport Toulouse-Blagnac

Airport Toulouse-Blagnac TOULOUSE's first encounter with the world of aviation was in 1913 and 1914 at the "Polygone" air range, where air displays introduced the latest aircraft to the general public. The CCIT (Toulouse Chamber of Commerce and Industry) funded the first aircraft stop-off point in Francazal and did everything in their power to help develop civilian aviation. Toulouse airport was...

Rouen Airport

Rouen Airport A strategically targeted geographic location In the heart of the most important river shipping port in France An area of employment for approximately 750, 000 inhabitants 1 million persons located within less than 45 minutes from the airport Airport proximity to numerous urban centres: 15 minutes from Rouen, the Capital of Upper-Normandy 30 minutes from Evreux, Dieppe or...

Rennes Aeroport

Image - Rennes Aeroport Rennes holds 18th position in French airport passenger traffic rankings. For passenger growth, Rennes is rated n°7, among French regional airports (January to June 2006). Rennes is the 9th busiest French airport in terms of air freight. 120 travel destinations. 19 airports served by direct scheduled flights. 20 French cities and 18 European cities accessible on same-day...

Aeroport Nice Cote dAzur

Aeroport Nice Cote dAzur Nice Côte d’Azur was the only French airport to be recognised by airlines for its marketing policy, receiving an award in the 5- to 10- million-passenger category at the 12th Routes trade fair. In 2002, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport added new terminal facilities that bring its total capacity up to 14 million passengers. Flight operations on the French Riviera are complemented by...

Aeroport de Bale-Mulhouse

Aeroport de Bale-Mulhouse "The Blotzheim miracle" is sixty years old. The first Basel-Mulhouse airport infrastructure was constructed within two months and inaugurated on 8th May, 1946, after the first civilian aircraft had landed there a few days before on 2nd May. The Basel-Mulhouse airport, known under its trademark EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, has a trinational vocation and as such is a...

Aeroport Montpellier Mediterranee

Aeroport Montpellier Mediterranee Montpellier Méditerranée Airport is the 9th French airport and the 1st airport in Languedoc Roussillon. In 1938, the first aeroplane lands at Fréjorgues. In 1946, the first civil airport terminal opens. In 1964, the Montpellier CCI obtains temporary commercial management of the airport. In 1974, Montpellier CCI is given authorisation to run the airport on a commercial basis...

Aeroport Marseille Provence

Aeroport Marseille Provence Since 1934, Marseille Provence Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) has managed the airport. In 1987, the French State renewed the concession for thirty years. Since 1980, the Marseille-Provence CCI has managed the civilian area of the Air-en-Provence airfield. Gateway for perishable goods from Africa (fish, flowers, fruits and vegetables) Marseille Provence Airport provides...

Lille Airport

Image - Lille Airport Lille Airport has been managed and operated since 1953 by the Lille Métropole Chamber of Commerce (formerly the Lille Roubaix Tourcoing Chamber of Commerce). Lille Airport is situated in the centre of a very dense motorway network: the A1 Paris-Lille, the A25 Dunkirk-Lille, the A23 Valenciennes-Lille, the A22 Gand-Lille etc. This location makes it very easy to get to the...

Lannion Airport

Lannion Airport On 10 November 1937, the Minister for Transport established the Aérodrome Lannion - Servel for services to the Côte de Granit and the Prefect of Cotes du Nord took the decree establishing the Syndicat Intercommunal de Lannion - Côte de Granit. This included the towns of Lannion, Perros-Guirec, Trébeurden and Tregastel. 1939-1945: Occupation of the site by the Germans. They...

Aeroport Le Touquet Cote d'Opale

Aeroport Le Touquet Cote d'Opale The Le Touquet aerodrome was inaugurated on 3rd, 4th and 5th July 1936. Situated to the south-east of the Opal Coast, Le Touquet, with its rich history, welcomes visitors throughout the year. You can get there by the A16 motorway, just 8 kms away, but also by train.

Dijon-Bourgogne Airport

Image - Dijon-Bourgogne Airport The Dijon Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the associated local authorities are keen to re-establish the Dijon-London air connection and bring the British capital once more within 70 minutes of Burgundy. This would open up new and exciting prospects for the Burgundian economy. The Burgundy Franche-Comté region, along with the neighbouring departments of the Haute-Marne and...