Biarritz Pays Basque Airport

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Biarritz Pays Basque Airport
Aéroport de Biarritz Pays Basque
Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne Airport view from landing strip.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
LocationBiarritz
Elevation AMSL245 ft / 75 m
Coordinates43°28′06″N 01°31′24″W / 43.46833°N 1.52333°W / 43.46833; -1.52333Coordinates: 43°28′06″N 01°31′24″W / 43.46833°N 1.52333°W / 43.46833; -1.52333
Websitewww.biarritz.aeroport.fr
Map
LFBZ is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
LFBZ
LFBZ
Location of the airport in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 7,382 2,250 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers1,190,991
Passenger Change 16-17Increase 4.88%

Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (IATA: BIQ, ICAO: LFBZ), also known as Biarritz Airport or Biarritz-Parme Airport, is an airport serving Biarritz, France. It is located 5 km (3.1 mi) southeast of Biarritz, near Bayonne and Anglet. In 2017, there were 1,190,991 passenger movements.[1] The airport is served by numerous European hubs. The airport opened on 11 April 1954.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The airport is 245 feet (75 m) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 09/27 which measures 2,250 by 45 metres (7,382 ft × 148 ft).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air France Paris–Orly
Seasonal: Marseille
easyJet Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Berlin-Tegel, Lille, London–Gatwick, London–Luton, Lyon, Nice
easyJet Switzerland Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse
Flybe Seasonal: Birmingham, Southampton
IGavion Seasonal: Châteauroux
HOP! Lyon, Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Geneva, Lille, Nice
Iberia Regional Seasonal: Madrid[3]
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg
Ryanair Charleroi, London–Stansted
Seasonal: Dublin
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Copenhagen, Stockholm-Arlanda
Swiss International Air Lines Seasonal: Geneva
Volotea Seasonal: Marseille, Strasbourg

Statistics[edit]

Passengers[edit]

Passengers per Year[4]
Year Passengers Change
Jan-Sep 2018 934,415 Decrease00,75%
2017 1,190,991 Increase04,88%
2016 1,135,482 Increase09.2%
2015 1,039,346 Decrease02.4%
2014 1,064,402 Decrease03.1%
2013 1,098,079 Increase01.2%
2012 1,084,200 Increase05.0%
2011 1,032,937 Increase04.3%
2010 989,622 Decrease02.2%
2009 1,011,589 Decrease 1.6%
2008 1,028,006 Increase 10.4%
2007 930,880 Increase 7.5%
2006 865,601 Increase 5.9%
2005 817,083 -

Movements[edit]

Movements per year[5]
Year Movements Change
Jan-Sep 2018 8,432 Decrease 6,21%
2017 11,314 Increase 3.02%
2016 10.981 Increase 12.68%
2015 9,745 Increase 1.65%
2014 9,584 -

Access[edit]

The airport is serviced by three bus routes (C, 14, 48), delivering travellers to Biarritz, Bayonne, and Anglet, as well as Bidart and Hendaye.[6] Passengers heading to nearby Spain can take buses operated to Irun, San Sebastian, Pamplona, and Bilbao. Taxis are also accessible at the airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aeroport de Biarritz Activity Report 2015" (PDF). Aeroport de Biarritz. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-29.
  3. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/12/22/ib-biq-s16/
  4. ^ "Union des Aéroports Français". www.aeroport.fr. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
  5. ^ "Union des Aéroports Français". www.aeroport.fr. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
  6. ^ "Buses - Aeroport de Biarritz". Aeroport de Biarritz. Retrieved 2017-03-02.

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