Brive–Dordogne Valley Airport
Aéroport de Brive – Vallée de la Dordogne
|IATA: BVE – ICAO: LFSL|
|Operator||Régie personnalisée de l'aéroport de Brive-Souillac|
|Elevation AMSL||1,016 ft / 310 m|
Location of the Limousin region in France
Source: French AIP
Brive–Souillac Airport ((IATA: BVE, ICAO: LFSL), also Brive–Dordogne Valley Airport (French: Aéroport de Brive – Vallée de la Dordogne)) is an international airport located 13 kilometres (7.0 NM) south of Brive-la-Gaillarde, a commune of the Corrèze department in the Limousin region of France.
The airport replaces the older Brive–La Roche Airport ( ). The official inauguration was on June 15, 2010. Its ICAO code LFSL was previously assigned to the military Toul-Rosières Air Base which is closed since 2004.
The Airlinair flights to and from Paris–Orly airport have been transferred to this new airport. Cityjet, part of Air France–KLM, operated a seasonal route to London City Airport from June 25 to September 13, 2010. Due to good results, the service was extended until October 31, 2010. As of February 2012, the route operated twice a week in the winter.
The airport resides at an elevation of 1,016 feet (310 m) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 11/29 which measures 2,100 by 45 metres (6,890 ft × 148 ft). It also has a parallel unpaved runway with a grass surface measuring 1,000 by 80 metres (3,281 ft × 262 ft).
Airlines and destinations
operated by HOP!
|Ryanair||Summer seasonal: London-Stansted|
- PDF). AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 11 Dec 2014. (
- Home-page – Air&Cosmos. Air-cosmos.com. Retrieved on 2011-06-15.
- Airlinair, compagnie aérienne: vols régionaux en France – transport régional & billets d'avions. Airlinair.com. Retrieved on 2011-06-15.
- CityJet European Flight Destinations. Cityjet.com. Retrieved on 2011-06-15.
- Official website
- L'Aéroport Brive-Vallée de la Dordogne at Communauté d'Agglomération de Brive (French)
- Current weather for LFSL at NOAA/NWS