Toulouse–Blagnac Airport

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Toulouse Blagnac Airport

Aéroport de Toulouse – Blagnac
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Airport typePublic
OperatorChamber of Commerce and Industry of Toulouse
Serves Toulouse, France
Location Blagnac
Hub for
Focus city for
Elevation  AMSL 497 ft / 151 m
Coordinates 43°38′06″N001°22′04″E / 43.63500°N 1.36778°E / 43.63500; 1.36778 Coordinates: 43°38′06″N001°22′04″E / 43.63500°N 1.36778°E / 43.63500; 1.36778
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Location of airport in Occitanie region
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LFBO (France)
Direction LengthSurface
14R/32L3,50011,483 Asphalt concrete
14L/32R3,0009,843Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2017)
Passenger traffic changeIncrease2.svg 14.6%
Aircraft movements95,192
Aircraft movements changeDecrease2.svg 2.2%
Source: French AIP [1]

Toulouse–Blagnac Airport (French: Aéroport de Toulouse–Blagnac) ( IATA : TLS, ICAO : LFBO) is an international airport located 3.6 nautical mile s (6.7 km; 4.1 mi) west northwest of Toulouse, [2] partially in Blagnac, both communes of the Haute-Garonne department in the Occitanie region of France. In 2017, the airport served 9,264,611 passengers. [3] As of April 2017, the airport features flights to 74 destinations mostly in Europe and Northern Africa with a few additional seasonal long-haul connections. [4]



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Aerial view
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Departures area

The airport resides at an elevation of 499 feet (152 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt-paved runways: 14R/32L is 3,500 by 45 metres (11,483 ft × 148 ft) and 14L/32R is 3,000 by 45 metres (9,843 ft × 148 ft). [1] Both Airbus and ATR manufacture aircraft at nearby facilities and test them from the airport. A Concorde formerly operated by Air France with the registration F-BVFC is preserved at the Aeroscopia Museum near the airport. Airbus and ATR utilize runway 32L/14R for flight testing and delivery flights, while runway 32R/14L is used by commercial flights coming in to Toulouse (Airbus also uses this runway for formation flights). Also, the Airbus Delivery Center is on the runway 32L/14R side.


Toulouse–Blagnac Airport SA is a limited liability company; the share capital is €148,000, and its shareholders are the French government (60%), the Toulouse Chamber of Commerce and Industry (25%), the Regional Council (5%), the Departmental Council (5%), and the Urban Area (5%). Toulouse–Blagnac Airport SA has authority to operate the airport until 2046 under a franchise agreement awarded by the French government. [5] The current CEO is Philippe Crébassa. [6]

Airlines and destinations


The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights to and from Toulouse: [4]

Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens, Heraklion
Aer Lingus Dublin
Air Algérie Algiers, Oran
Seasonal: Constantine
Air Arabia Maroc Casablanca, Fes
Air Canada Montréal–Trudeau (begins 24 October 2020) [7]
Air Corsica Ajaccio
Seasonal: Calvi, Figari
Air France Algiers, Lille, Oran, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, Rennes, Strasbourg
Seasonal: Athens, Calvi, Figari, Malta, Nice (begins 4 July 2020) [8]
Air France Hop Caen, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes
Air Transat Seasonal: Montréal–Trudeau
Alitalia Rome–Fiumicino
APG Airlines Lorient [9]
British Airways Bremen, [10] , Friedrichshafen, London–Heathrow
Brussels Airlines Brussels
Corendon Airlines Antalya [11]
easyJet Basel/Mulhouse, Berlin–Schönefeld, Berlin–Tegel, Bristol, Faro, Geneva, Lille, London–Gatwick, Lyon, Marrakech, Milan–Malpensa, Nantes, Nice, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, Porto, Rennes, [12] Rome–Fiumicino, Tel Aviv, Tenerife–South, Venice
Seasonal: Agadir, Amsterdam, Bastia, Cagliari (begins 22 June 2020), [12] Catania, Dubrovnik, Figari, Ibiza, Malaga, Menorca, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Seville, Valencia
easyJet Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva
Iberia Express Madrid
Iberia Regional Madrid
KLM Amsterdam
Lauda Seasonal: Zadar
Lufthansa Frankfurt, Munich
Nouvelair Djerba, [13] Tunis
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca, Marrakesh
Ryanair Berlin-Brandenburg (begins 26 October 2020), Budapest, Charleroi, Dublin, Edinburgh, Fes, Lille, Lisbon, London–Stansted, Malta, Palermo, Porto, Seville
Seasonal: Alicante, Athens, [14] Naples, Palma de Mallorca
TAP Air Portugal Lisbon
TUI Airways Seasonal charter: Birmingham, Dublin, [15] Edinburgh, [16] London–Gatwick, Manchester
TUI fly Belgium Seasonal: Agadir, Marrakech
Tunisair Djerba, Tunis
Turkish Airlines Istanbul [17]
Twin Jet Metz/Nancy
Volotea Bastia, Brest, Nantes, Nice, Prague, Strasbourg, Tenerife–South, Venice
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Alicante, Catania, Dubrovnik, [18] Figari, Fuerteventura, Hannover, [18] Heraklion, Madrid, [18] Málaga, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Pisa, Split
Vueling Barcelona
Seasonal: Palma de Mallorca


ASL Airlines France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
FedEx Feeder Paris-Charles de Gaulle
UPS Airlines Cologne/Bonn, Lyon


Tram connection to the airport. Tram T2 'aeroport', Toulouse 2016.jpg
Tram connection to the airport.


Since April 2015, the tram line T2 connects Toulouse with the airport every 15 minutes. [19] The tram connects with metro ligne A at Arènes and metro ligne B at Palais de Justice. It takes about 35 minutes with a change to go to the town center by tram.

Bus and coach

Shuttle buses to Toulouse city centre stop outside Hall B every 20 minutes. Faster than the tram, they take approximately 20 minutes to reach the city centre, stopping at Compans-Caffarelli and Jeanne d'Arc (both on Metro Line B), Jean Jaurès (Metro Line A and B) and at Toulouse-Matabiau railway station. [20] Three daily coach services [21] connect Toulouse–Blagnac Airport to Andorra, which does not have its own commercial airport.

Accidents and incidents

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