Aéroport de Rodez–Aveyron
|IATA: RDZ – ICAO: LFCR|
|Operator||Chambre du Commerce et d'Industrie de Rodez|
|Elevation AMSL||1,910 ft / 582 m|
Midi-Pyrénées region in France
|Freight (tons)||for 2,009|
Rodez–Aveyron Airport (IATA: RDZ, ICAO: 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.
- 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
operated by HOP!
|Ryanair||Seasonal: Charleroi, Dublin, London–Stansted|