Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport

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Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport

Aéroport de Montpellier–Méditerranée
Montpellier airport.JPG
Airport typePublic
OperatorS.A Aéroport de Montpellier Méditerranée
LocationMauguio, France
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL17 ft / 5 m
Coordinates43°34′35″N 003°57′47″E / 43.57639°N 3.96306°E / 43.57639; 3.96306Coordinates: 43°34′35″N 003°57′47″E / 43.57639°N 3.96306°E / 43.57639; 3.96306
Location of Occitanie region in France
Location of Occitanie region in France
LFMT is located in Occitanie
Location of airport in Occitanie region in France
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12L/30R 2,600 8,530 Asphalt
12R/30L 1,100 3,609 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passenger traffic changeIncrease 2.96%
Source: French AIP,[1][2]

Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport or Aéroport de Montpellier–Méditerranée (IATA: MPL, ICAO: LFMT), also known as Fréjorgues Airport, is an airport in southern France. It is located 7 km (4 nautical miles) east-southeast of Montpellier[1] in Mauguio, in the Hérault department of the Occitanie region in France. The airport opened in 1946, 8 years after the first flight to the area.[3]

The airport carries the 10th largest number of passengers in France (over 1.18 million in 2010). A campus of the École nationale de l'aviation civile (French civil aviation university) is also located at the airport.


The airport is at an elevation of 17 feet (5 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 12L/30R is 2,600 by 50 metres (8,530 ft × 164 ft) and 12R/30L is 1,100 by 30 metres (3,609 ft × 98 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport:

Air Algérie Algiers, Oran
Air Arabia Casablanca, Fès, Nador
Seasonal: Oujda (begins 22 June 2023)[4]
Air France Paris–Charles de Gaulle
British Airways London–Gatwick (begins 27 May 2023)[5]
easyJet Basel/Mulhouse, London–Gatwick
Seasonal: London–Luton
Eurowings Discover Seasonal: Frankfurt (begins 23 June 2023)[6]
KLM Amsterdam
Luxair Luxembourg
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Copenhagen
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Copenhagen, Stockholm–Arlanda (begins 3 July 2023)[7]
Transavia Algiers,[8] Lisbon, Madrid,[9] Marrakesh, Nantes, Oran, Paris–Orly,[10] Rennes, Seville, Tunis[11]
Seasonal: Athens, Berlin,[12] Heraklion, Rome–Fiumicino,[8] Rotterdam/The Hague
Volotea Brest, Caen, Lille, Nantes, Strasbourg
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia


Annual passenger traffic at MPL airport. See Wikidata query.

Ground transport[edit]

  • Bus route 120 (the "Airport Shuttle") runs between Place de l’Europe tramway station and the Airport along Avenue Pierre Mendès-France.[13]
  • ÉcoPôle and Parc Expo are the closest Montpellier tramway stations, but the stations are not close to the passenger terminal.

Airlife magazine[edit]

Montpellier Airport's quarterly magazine, Airlife, began publication in 2016. Published by Lysagora Media, the magazine has articles on travel, design, lifestyle and leisure as well as information about the airport and its flight schedules.[14][15]


  1. ^ a b c LFMT – MONTPELLIER MÉDITERRANÉE. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 23 March 2023.
  2. ^ "Résultats d'activité des aéroports français 2018" (PDF). Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Vous êtes perdu ?".
  5. ^
  6. ^ "Eurowings Discover adds further two new routes to summer 2023 schedule".
  7. ^ "SAS NS23 EUROPEAN NETWORK ADDITIONS". Aeroroutes. 12 December 2022. Retrieved 13 December 2022.
  8. ^ a b Liu, Jim. "Transavia France launches Montpellier base in April 2020". Routesonline. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  9. ^
  10. ^ "Aéroport de Montpellier : Transavia ouvre une ligne vers Paris-Orly cet hiver".
  11. ^ Liu, Jim. "Transavia France adds Montpellier – Tunisia routes in S20". Routesonline. Retrieved 19 December 2019.
  12. ^[bare URL]
  13. ^ Aéroport Montpellier Méditerranée,
  14. ^ Montpellier Airport. "Airlife Magazine. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  15. ^ OCLC 971614134

External links[edit]

Media related to Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport at Wikimedia Commons