Lille Airport

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Lille Airport

Aéroport de Lille

(Advanced Landing Ground B-51)
LIL airport main terminal (1).jpg
Summary
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
Websitelille.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 (2018)
Passengers2,078,549
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]

AirlinesDestinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens
Air Algérie Algiers, Constantine, Oran
Air France Bordeaux, Brest, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Pau, Strasbourg, Toulouse
Seasonal: Calvi[6]
easyJet Bordeaux, Faro, Geneva, Nantes,[7] Naples, Nice, Toulouse
Seasonal: Biarritz
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, Athens, Béjaïa, Casablanca, Corfu (begins 4 May 2021),[10] Djerba, Faro (begins 15 May 2021),[10] Heraklion, Kos (begins 24 April 2021),[10] Málaga, Marrakesh, Nador, Oujda (begins 16 January 2021),[10] Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Tenerife–South, Tlemcen
Twin Jet Brest, Strasbourg
Volotea Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz,[11] Figari, Montpellier, Perpignan

Ground transportation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lille Airport (Aéroport de Lille) Archived 13 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine, official website
  2. ^ a b c LFQQ – Lille Lesquin. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 5 November 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. ^ lille.aeroport.fr - Flight Search retrieved 11 May 2017
  6. ^ Liu, Jim. "Air France S20 Short-Haul Network additions as of 28JAN20". Routesonline. Retrieved 29 January 2020.
  7. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/271503/easyjet-plans-additional-french-routes-in-s17/
  8. ^ a b c http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/272123/smartwings-adds-various-french-routes-in-s17/
  9. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284518/smartwings-adds-lille-varna-service-from-june-2019/
  10. ^ a b c d e "Flight plan". tui.be.
  11. ^ Liu, Jim. "Volotea outlines post-COVID 19 network expansion in S20". Routesonline. Retrieved 25 May 2020.

External links[edit]

Media related to Lille Lesquin International Airport at Wikimedia Commons