Rodez–Marcillac Airport

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Rodez–Aveyron Airport
Aéroport de Rodez–Aveyron
IATA: RDZICAO: LFCR
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Chambre du Commerce et d'Industrie de Rodez
Location Rodez, France
Elevation AMSL 1,910 ft / 582 m
Coordinates 44°24′28″N 002°28′58″E / 44.40778°N 2.48278°E / 44.40778; 2.48278
Website http://www.aeroport-rodez.fr/
Maps
Midi-Pyrénées region in France
Midi-Pyrénées region in France
LFCR is located in Midi-Pyrénées
LFCR
LFCR
Location of airport in Midi-Pyrénées region.
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,100 6,890 Asphalt
13/31 2,625 Grass
Statistics (2007)
Passengers 73,000
Freight (tons) for 2,009

Rodez–Aveyron Airport (IATA: RDZICAO: LFCR) is a growing airport, located on the territory of the commune of Salles-la-Source approximately 10 km outside of the centre of Rodez, the departmental capital of Aveyron, France. It has one international runway of 2,100m in length, as well as a second, small runway of 800m in length. It is an ideal airport for reaching the departments of Aveyron, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Lot, Hérault, Gard, Lozère, and Cantal.

It is the 25th French-Metropolitan airport.

History[edit]

  • 1971 – Rodez-Aveyron Airport founded. Managed by SAEML Air 12 which comprises the CCI of Rodez, Aveyron General Council and the main regional banks.
  • March 2002 – Paris Orly connection by Air France commenced operated by Brit Air. Brit Air is a regional airline operating scheduled services as an Air France franchise.
  • 2003 – Extension of runway to 2,100 m and installation of a new Instrument landing system (ILS).
  • May 2003 – Ryanair commences flights from London Stansted. Initial prices were 49 Euro for a return flight on a Boeing 737-800 with 189 seats.
  • January 2008 – Extension of the parking to 1000 places.
  • May 2008 – Ryanair commences flights from Dublin Airport.
  • 2009 – Extension of the airport and creation of a new departure lounge. Addition of a new destination : Palma in Spain.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air France
operated by HOP!
Paris–Orly
Ryanair Seasonal: Charleroi, Dublin, London–Stansted

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