Lille Airport

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Lille Airport
Aéroport de Lille
(Advanced Landing Ground B-51)
LIL airport main terminal (1).jpg
IATA: LILICAO: LFQQ
Summary
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
Website lille.aeroport.fr
Maps
Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in France
Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in France
LFQQ is located in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
LFQQ
LFQQ
Location of Lille Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,825 9,268 Asphalt
02/20 1,580 5,184 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 1,596,700
Passenger Change 13-14 Decrease3.9%
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
Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens[5]
Aigle Azur Algiers, Oran
Seasonal: Tlemcen
Air Algérie Algiers, Oran
Air France
operated by HOP!
Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Strasbourg, Toulouse
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Calvi, Figari, Perpignan
easyJet Bordeaux, Lisbon, Milan-Malpensa, Nice, Toulouse
easyJet Switzerland Geneva
Fly Kiss[6] Clermont-Ferrand, Brest
Jetairfly[7] Seasonal: Marrakesh
Ryanair Marseille, Porto
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Seasonal: Split, Dubrovnik
Volotea Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Figari, Palma de Mallorca[8]
Vueling Barcelona
XL Airways France[9] Seasonal: Agadir, Ajaccio, Bodrum, Catania, Corfu, Djerba, Faro, Fuerteventura, Heraklion, Málaga,[10] Marrakesh, Monastir, Olbia,[11] Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Split, Tenerife–South

Statistics[edit]

Airport Passenger Traffic

Year Passengers Percentage Change Year Passengers Percentage Change Year Passengers Percentage Change
1961 9,985 - 1980 421,273 Increase 9,47 % 1999 978,908 Increase 13,14 %
1962 14,829 Increase 48,51 % 1981 450,934 Increase 7,04 % 2000 990,598 Increase 1,19 %
1963 20,316 Increase 37,00 % - 1982 466,588 Increase 3,47 % 2001 970,391 Decrease -2,04 %
1964 32,569 Increase 60,31 % 1983 485,617 Increase 4,08 % 2002 922,791 Decrease -4,90 %
1965 45,734 Increase 40,42 % 1984 485,680 Increase 0,01 % 2003 873,602 Decrease -5,33 %
1966 55,120 Increase 20,52 % 1985 474,760 Decrease -2,25 % 2004 848,037 Decrease -2,93 %
1967 69,735 Increase 26,51 % 1986 520,357 Increase 9,60 % 2005 842,650 Decrease -0,63 %
1968 63,208 Decrease -9,36 % 1987 567,029 Increase 8,97 % 2006 936,032 Increase 11,08 %
1969 82,305 Increase 30,21 % 1988 641,199 Increase 13,08 % 2007 1,051,758 Increase 12,36 %
1970 117,295 Increase 42,51 % 1989 795,673 Increase 24,09 % 2008 1,014,704 Decrease -3,52 %
1971 125,967 Increase 7,39 % 1990 807,789 Increase 1,52 % 2009 1,147,924 Increase 13,13 %
1972 156,871 Increase 24,53 % 1991 758,727 Decrease -6,07% 2010 1,170,693 Increase 1,98 %
1973 171,471 Increase 9,31 % 1992 799,092 Increase 5,32 % 2011 1,164,631 Decrease -0,52 %
1974 177,188 Increase 3,33 % 1993 839,828 Increase 5,10 % 2012 1,397,637 Increase 20%
1975 205,292 Increase 15,86 % 1994 805,624 Decrease -4,07 % 2013 1,661,741 Increase 18,9 %
1976 268,932 Increase 31,00 % 1995 802,031 Decrease -0,45 % 2014 1,596,700 Decrease -3,91 %
1977 291,432 Increase 8,37 % 1996 849,405 Increase 5,91 % 2015
1978 375,708 Increase 28,92 % 1997 824,934 Decrease -2,88 %
1979 384,824 Increase 2,43 % 1998 865,193 Increase 4,88 %

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Lille Lesquin International Airport at Wikimedia Commons