Toulouse–Blagnac Airport

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Toulouse Blagnac Airport

Aéroport de Toulouse – Blagnac
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Summary
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
Website toulouse.aeroport.fr
Map
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LFBO
Location of airport in Occitanie region
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LFBO
LFBO (France)
Runways
Direction LengthSurface
mft
14R/32L3,50011,483 Asphalt concrete
14L/32R3,0009,843Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2017)
Passengers9,264,611
Passenger traffic changeIncrease2.svg 14.6%
Aircraft movements95,192
Aircraft movements changeDecrease2.svg 2.2%
Source: French AIP [1]
French AIP at EUROCONTROL [2]

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]

Contents

Facilities

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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.

Ownership

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

Passenger

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

AirlinesDestinations
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

Cargo

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

Access

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Tram connection to the airport.

Tram

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

See also

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