Avignon – Caumont Airport

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Avignon - Caumont Airport
Aéroport d'Avignon - Caumont
Aéroport d'Avignon.JPG
IATA: AVNICAO: LFMV
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator CCI Vaucluse
Serves Avignon / Caumont
Location Montfavet, France
Elevation AMSL 124 ft / 38 m
Coordinates 43°54′24″N 004°54′07″E / 43.90667°N 4.90194°E / 43.90667; 4.90194Coordinates: 43°54′24″N 004°54′07″E / 43.90667°N 4.90194°E / 43.90667; 4.90194
Website www.avignon.aeroport.fr
Maps
Location of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in France
Location of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in France
LFMV is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
LFMV
LFMV
Location in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 1,880 6,168 Asphalt
17R/35L 700 2,297 Grass
17L/35R 250 820 Grass
Source: French AIP[1]

Avignon – Caumont Airport (French: Aéroport d'Avignon - Caumont, IATA: AVN[2]ICAO: LFMV) is an airport located in the village of Montfavet, 8 kilometres (5 mi) southeast of Avignon[1] and 4 kilometres (2 mi) west of Caumont-sur-Durance,[3] in the Vaucluse department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in France.

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 38 metres (125 ft) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 17/35 which measures 1,880 by 45 metres (6,168 ft × 148 ft). It also has a two parallel grass runways: 17R/35L measuring 700 by 50 metres (2,297 ft × 164 ft) and 17L/35R measuring 250 by 20 metres (820 ft × 66 ft). The shorter grass runway is for use by ultralight aircraft.[1]

Rapid dis/embarcation as small, just like LCY to which it links.

Smart little cafe/bar/shop open when flights due, a nearby restaurant (3 mins walk) and also a modern hotel.

Rapid bus connections to several even distant parts of Provence and into Avignon. Some require bus company to be phoned 48 hours before arrival to ensure collection (check online for route & phone number before booking). Car hire kiosk.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
CityJet Seasonal: Amsterdam, London-City[4]
Flybe Seasonal: Birmingham, Southampton

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Avignon airport at Wikimedia Commons