Lille Airport

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Lille Airport

Aéroport de Lille

(Advanced Landing Ground B-51)
LIL airport main terminal (1).jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorSocièté de gestion de l'aéroport de la région de Lille (SOGAREL)
ServesLille, France
LocationLesquin, France
Elevation AMSL157 ft / 48 m
Coordinates50°33′48″N 003°05′13″E / 50.56333°N 3.08694°E / 50.56333; 3.08694Coordinates: 50°33′48″N 003°05′13″E / 50.56333°N 3.08694°E / 50.56333; 3.08694
Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in France
Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in France
LFQQ is located in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Location of Lille Airport
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,825 9,268 Asphalt
02/20 1,580 5,184 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passenger Change 17-18Increase9.1%
Sources: Airport,[1] French AIP[2]

Lille Airport[1] (French: Aéroport de Lille[1]) (IATA: LIL[3], ICAO: LFQQ[2]) is an airport located in Lesquin, 7 km (4 mi) south-southeast of Lille,[2] a city in northern France. It is also known as Lille-Lesquin Airport or Lesquin Airport. Lille is the principal city of the Lille Métropole, the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region and the prefecture of the Nord department.

The airport is 15 minutes from the city centre of Lille. It is the 12th busiest French airport in number of passengers: around 970,000 passengers in 2001 and 1,397,637 passengers in 2012.[4] In terms of cargo, it ranks fourth, with almost 38,000 tonnes passing through each year.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights to and from Lille:[5]

Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens
Air Algérie Algiers, Constantine, Oran
Air France Bordeaux, Brest, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Pau, Strasbourg, Toulouse
easyJet Bordeaux, Faro, Lisbon (ends 24 October 2020),[6] Nantes,[7] Naples, Nice, Toulouse
Seasonal: Biarritz
easyJet Switzerland Geneva
Nouvelair Seasonal: Djerba
Ryanair Bordeaux, Toulouse
Seasonal: Porto
Smartwings Seasonal: Faro,[8] Heraklion,[8] Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Tenerife–South,[8] Varna[9]
TUI fly Belgium[10] Seasonal: Agadir, Antalya,[10] Béjaïa (begins 18 February 2020),[11] Casablanca,[12] Djerba,[13] Enfidha,[10] Heraklion, Ibiza,[10] İzmir,[10] Málaga,[10] Marrakesh, Nador,[10] Palermo, Palma de Mallorca,[10] Rhodes, Tenerife–South,[10] Tlemcen (begins 17 February 2020)[14]
Twin Jet Brest, Strasbourg
Volotea Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Figari, Montpellier
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca

Ground transportation[edit]

There is a shuttle bus between the Airport and Lille Flanders railway station.


  1. ^ a b c Lille Airport (Aéroport de Lille), official website
  2. ^ a b c LFQQ – Lille Lesquin. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 2 January 2020.
  3. ^ Airport information for LIL at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ Résultats d'activité des aéroports français 2009 Archived 4 July 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ - Flight Search retrieved 11 May 2017
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  7. ^
  8. ^ a b c
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  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Flights to Lille".
  11. ^ Liu, Jim. "TUI Belgium adds Lille – Bejaia route from Feb 2020". Routesonline. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  12. ^ Liu, Jim. "TUIfly Belgium S19 Morocco network additions". Routesonline. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  13. ^
  14. ^ Liu, Jim. "TUIfly Belgium adds Lille – Tlemcen service from Feb 2020". Routesonline. Retrieved 3 December 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Lille Lesquin International Airport at Wikimedia Commons