Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport

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Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac
Aeroport de Bordeaux logo.svg
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Airport type Public / Military
Owner/Operator Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac (SA ADBM)
Serves Bordeaux, France
Location Mérignac
Hub for Volotea
Elevation AMSL 162 ft / 49 m
Coordinates 44°49′42″N 000°42′56″W / 44.82833°N 0.71556°W / 44.82833; -0.71556
Aquitaine region in France BODLocation of airport in Aquitaine
Aquitaine region in France
BOD is located in Aquitaine
Location of airport in Aquitaine
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 3,100 10,171 Asphalt
11/29 2,415 7,923 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 5,289,638[1]
Passenger change 14-15 Increase7.6%
Source: French AIP[2]

Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport (French: Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac) (IATA: BODICAO: LFBD) is the international airport of Bordeaux, in south-western France. It is situated in the commune of Mérignac, 12 km (7.5 mi) west of Bordeaux,[2] within the département of the Gironde. In 2015, the airport served 5,289,638 passengers, making it the sixth busiest airport in France in terms of passengers. It mainly features flights to metropolitan and leisure destinations in Europe and Northern Africa and serves as a base for Volotea. It features three passenger terminals named A, B and Billi.


As a consequence of the temporary closure of the Cazaux Air Base, the civil authorities have been forced to share the runway with the French Air Force since November 2005.

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations Terminal
Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens, Heraklion A
Aer Lingus Dublin A
Air Algérie Algiers, Oran A
Air Arabia Maroc Fes (begins 3 December 2016)[3]
Air Corsica Seasonal: Ajaccio, Calvi (both begin 2 July 2017)[4] A
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly B
Air France
operated by HOP![5]
Brussels, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Rome-Fiumicino, Strasbourg
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Figari
Air Transat Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau A
ASL Airlines France Seasonal: Hamburg, Vienna[6] A
Blue Air Bucharest (begins 1 June 2017) Billi
British Airways London-Gatwick A
Brussels Airlines Seasonal: Brussels A
Chalair Aviation Brest, Caen, Montpellier, Rennes A
easyJet[7] Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin-Schönefeld, Bristol, Brussels, Lille, Lisbon, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Lyon, Marrakech, Marseille, Milan-Malpensa, Nice, Venice-Marco Polo
Seasonal: Belfast-International, Glasgow, Liverpool
easyJet Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva Billi
Flybe Seasonal: Birmingham, Southampton A
Helvetic Airways Seasonal: Zürich A
operated by Air Nostrum
Madrid A
Iberia Express Madrid[8] A
Jetairfly Agadir, Casablanca, Marrakech
Seasonal: Fuerteventura (begins 7 November 2016)[9]
KLM Amsterdam B
operated by KLM Cityhopper
Amsterdam B
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda A
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca, Marrakech A
Ryanair Charleroi, Edinburgh, London-Stansted, Porto, Rome-Ciampino
Seasonal: Bologna, Cork, Seville
TAP Portugal
operated by Portugália
Lisbon A
Tunisair Tunis A
Turkish Airlines Seasonal: Istanbul-Atatürk A
Twin Jet Metz/Nancy A
Volotea[10] Ajaccio, Bastia, Gran Canaria (begins 17 December 2016), Munich, Prague, Strasbourg, Tenerife-South, Venice-Marco Polo
Seasonal: Alicante, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Faro, Figari, Fuerteventura, Ibiza, Málaga, Naples, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Palermo, Pisa, Split, Toulon
Vueling Barcelona
Seasonal: Málaga, Palma de Mallorca


Airlines Destinations
DHL Aviation
operated by Exin
Leipzig/Halle, Vitoria

Ground transport[edit]

The airport is accessible by car via the A630 autoroute (exit 11b). There is also a shuttle by Jet'Bus shuttle serving the Bordeaux Saint-Jean railway station. Bus route 1 of Tram et Bus de la CUB also serves the city centre. In the medium-term, there are plans for the tramway system to link the airport with the city centre.[citation needed]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

Media related to Bordeaux – Mérignac Airport at Wikimedia Commons