Brest Bretagne Airport

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Brest Bretagne Airport
Aéroport de Brest Bretagne
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IATA: BESICAO: LFRB
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Chamber of Commerce
Serves Brest, France
Location Guipavas
Elevation AMSL 325 ft / 99 m
Coordinates 48°26′50″N 004°25′18″W / 48.44722°N 4.42167°W / 48.44722; -4.42167
Website brest.aeroport.fr
Maps
Location of the Brittany region within France
Location of the Brittany region within France
LFRB is located in Brittany
LFRB
LFRB
Location of airport in the Brittany region
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07R/25L 3,100 10,171 Asphalt
07L/25R 700 2,297 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 1 000 192
Passenger Change 14-15 Increase0.2%
Source: French AIP[1]

Brest Bretagne Airport (French: Aéroport de Brest Bretagne) (IATA: BESICAO: LFRB), formerly known as Brest Guipavas Airport, is an international airport serving Brest, France. It is located in the commune of Guipavas and 10.2 km (6.4 miles) northeast of Brest, within the département of Finistère.[1]

Overview[edit]

Though the main operator is Air France (and subsidiariy HOP!), serving for the most part Paris, other scheduled services are offered elsewhere in France and to England. The aggressive efforts the Chamber of Commerce conducted allowed the airport to grow dramatically over the past decade thanks to charter airlines, as can be seen below.

In the summer of 2011, long-due replacement of the ILS all-weather landing system caused numerous aborted landings/re-routing of passenger jets when foggy conditions occurred, affecting all companies operating to/from this airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Heraklion[2]
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly
Seasonal: Marseille
ASL Airlines France Porto[3]
Seasonal: Grenoble
Chalair Aviation Bordeaux
EasyJet Lyon
Finist'air Ushant
Flybe Seasonal: Birmingham, Southampton
HOP! Lyon, Nice, Paris-Orly
Jetairfly Marrakesh, Toulon
Ryanair Marseille
Volotea Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Toulouse[4]
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona

Statistics[5][edit]

Year Passengers Change
1997 614 023
1998 661 523 Increase 7.7%
1999 719 014 Increase 8.7%
2000 748 060 Increase 4.0%
2001 719 774 Decrease 3.8%
2002 739 843 Increase 2.8%
2003 704 237 Decrease 4.8%
2004 700 170 Decrease 0.6%
2005 775 079 Increase10.7%
2006 817 456 Increase 5.5%
2007 850 433 Increase 4.0%
2008 874 747 Increase 2.9%
2009 881 500 Increase 0.8%
2010 919 404 Increase 4.8%
2011 990 927 Increase 7.8%
2012 1 070 461 Increase 8.0%
2013 1 003 836 Decrease 6.2%
2014 998 393 Decrease 0.5%
2015 1 000 192 Increase 0.2%

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Brest Bretagne airport at Wikimedia Commons