Miquelon Airport

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Miquelon Airport

Aéroport de Miquelon
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Airport typePublic
OperatorDirection de l'équipement
Serves Miquelon-Langlade
Location Miquelon Island
Elevation  AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 47°05′45″N56°23′04″W / 47.09583°N 56.38444°W / 47.09583; -56.38444 Coordinates: 47°05′45″N56°23′04″W / 47.09583°N 56.38444°W / 47.09583; -56.38444
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Location in North America
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LFVM (North Atlantic)
Direction LengthSurface
12/301,0003,281 Asphalt
Source: AIP [1]

Miquelon Airport (French : Aéroport de Miquelon) ( IATA : MQC, ICAO : LFVM) is a regional airport on Miquelon Island that the commune (municipality) of Miquelon-Langlade, in the French overseas community ( collectivité d'outre-mer ) of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, off the eastern coast of North America at the edge of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland.



The main building contains the check-in counters, control tower and fire fighting station.

Airline and destination

Air Saint-Pierre Saint-Pierre

There are no direct flights from mainland France. Connecting flights (with Air Canada, Air France, Air Transat or Corsair International) to mainland France required a transfer via Saint-Pierre onroute to Montréal–Trudeau airport, or catch a seasonal flight once weekly from Saint-Pierre to Paris.

The airport's runways are capable of handling turboprop or small jet aircraft only.


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