Brest Bretagne Airport

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Brest Bretagne Airport
Aéroport de Brest Bretagne
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IATA: BESICAO: LFRB
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Chamber of Commerce
Serves Brest, France
Location Guipavas
Elevation AMSL 325 ft / 99 m
Coordinates 48°26′50″N 004°25′18″W / 48.44722°N 4.42167°W / 48.44722; -4.42167
Website brest.aeroport.fr
Maps
Location of the Brittany region within France
Location of the Brittany region within France
Brittany
LFRB
LFRB
Location of airport in the Brittany region
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08R/26L 3,100 10,171 Asphalt
08L/26R 700 2,297 Asphalt
Source: French AIP[1]

Brest Bretagne Airport (French: Aéroport de Brest Bretagne) (IATA: BESICAO: LFRB), formerly known as Brest Guipavas Airport, is an international airport serving Brest, France. It is located in the commune of Guipavas and 10.2 km (6.4 miles) northeast of Brest, within the département of Finistère.[1]

Overview[edit]

Though the main operator is Air France (and subsidiariy HOP!), serving for the most part Paris, other scheduled services are offered elsewhere in France and to the UK. The aggressive efforts the Chamber of Commerce conducted allowed the airport to grow dramatically over the past decade thanks to charter airlines, as can be seen below.

In the summer of 2011, long-due replacement of the ILS all-weather landing system caused numerous aborted landings/re-routing of passenger jets when foggy conditions occured, affecting all companies operating to/from this airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly
Seasonal: Marseille
Air Méditerranée Seasonal: Dakar, Tenerife-South
Chalair Aviation Bordeaux
CityJet Seasonal: Dublin, London-City
EasyJet London-Gatwick, Lyon
Europe Airpost Porto[2]

Seasonal: Grenoble

Finist'air Ushant
Flybe Seasonal: Birmingham, Southampton
HOP! Lyon, Nice, Paris-Orly
Jetairfly Toulon, Marrakesh
Ryanair Marseille
Volotea Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Bordeaux, Montpellier (begins 17 April 2015)
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Brest Bretagne airport at Wikimedia Commons