|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Bernard Keller|
|• Land1||16.88 km2 (6.52 sq mi)|
|• Population2 Density||1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||31069 / 31700|
|Elevation||119–153 m (390–502 ft)
(avg. 135 m or 443 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
It is the third-largest suburb of the city of Toulouse, although governed by a separate council, and is adjacent to it on the northwest side. It is a member of the Urban community of Greater Toulouse. At the 1999 census, Blagnac had a population of 20,586.
38% percent of the area is made up of green spaces, mainly along the river Garonne and in parks.
Blagnac has a student capacity of 5,500 in 7 nurseries, 5 primary schools, two high schools, one sixth form and a private school.
Local transport is operated by Tisséo. Buses 70 and 71 run to Jeanne d'Arc (connection with Line B of the Toulouse Metro) and bus 66 runs to St Cyprien République (connection with Line A), both in the city centre. Bus 25 circles the suburb and stops at the Airport, and bus 17 connects Blagnac to Mondonville, toward the northwest. A shuttlebus (navette) connects the Airport to the city centre. A new tramway now operates southwards to the Toulouse Arènes station where it connects with Line A of the Metro.
- Toulouse Blagnac International Airport
- Blagnac SCR
- Blagnac FC
- Communes of the Haute-Garonne department
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