Lille Airport

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Lille Airport
Aéroport de Lille
(Advanced Landing Ground B-51)
LIL airport main terminal (1).jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Socièté de gestion de l'aéroport de la région de Lille (SOGAREL)
Serves Lille, France
Location Lesquin, France
Elevation AMSL 157 ft / 48 m
Coordinates 50°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
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 shipping, it ranks fourth, with almost 38,000 tonnes of freight which pass through each year.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aigle Azur Algiers, Oran
Seasonal: Tlemcen
Air Algérie Algiers, Oran
Air France Marseille, Nice
easyJet Bordeaux, Nice, Toulouse
easyJet Switzerland Geneva
HOP! Bordeaux, Lyon, Montpellier, Nantes, Strasbourg, Toulouse
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Calvi, Figari, Perpignan
Jetairfly[5] Seasonal: Marrakesh
Ryanair Marseille, Porto
SATA International Charter: Porto
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Seasonal: Split, Dubrovnik
Transavia France Agadir, Djerba, Marrakesh, Oujda, Venice-Marco Polo
Tunisair Tunis
Volotea Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Figari
Vueling Barcelona
XL Airways France[6] Seasonal: Agadir, Ajaccio, Bodrum, Catania, Corfu, Djerba, Faro, Fuerteventura (begins 11 October 2015), Heraklion, Málaga, Marrakesh (begins 11 October 2015), Monastir, Palermo (begins 19 June 2015), Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Split, Tenerife–South


  1. ^ a b c Lille Airport (Aéroport de Lille), official website
  2. ^ a b c LFQQ – Lille Lesquin (PDF). AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 28 May 2015.
  3. ^ Airport information for LIL at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  4. ^ Résultats d'activité des aéroports français 2009
  5. ^ "Jetairfly Flight Plan". Jetairfly. 
  6. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Media related to Lille Lesquin International Airport at Wikimedia Commons