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
ServesMontpellier, France
LocationMauguio, France
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 Languedoc-Roussillon region in France
Location of Languedoc-Roussillon region in France
LFMT is located in Languedoc-Roussillon
Location of airport in Languedoc-Roussillon region
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 Languedoc-Roussillon 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 resides at an elevation of 17 feet (5 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 13L/31R is 2,600 by 50 metres (8,530 ft × 164 ft) and 13R/31L is 1,100 by 30 metres (3,609 ft × 98 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Aer Lingus Seasonal: Dublin
Air Algérie Algiers
Seasonal: Oran
Air Arabia Maroc Casablanca, Fes, Marrakesh, Nador, Tangier
Air France Amsterdam, Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Ibiza
Air France Hop Nantes, Paris–Orly
Chalair Aviation Bordeaux
easyJet Basel/Mulhouse, London–Gatwick, Nantes, Porto
Seasonal: Berlin–Tegel, Bristol, London–Luton
Eurowings Seasonal: Düsseldorf
KLM Amsterdam
Luxair Luxembourg
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Copenhagen, Stockholm–Arlanda
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Copenhagen
Transavia Seasonal: Rotterdam
Transavia France Agadir (begins 20 June 2020),[4] Algiers (begins 8 July 2020),[4] Constantine (begins 11 July 2020),[5] Faro, Lisbon, Marrakesh, Oran (begins 6 July 2020),[5] Oujda (begins 27 June 2020),[4] Seville
Seasonal: Athens, Brussels, Djerba (begins 13 June 2020),[6] Heraklion, Ibiza (begins 7 July 2020),[7] Madrid, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Rome–Fiumicino,[4] Tangier (begins 9 July 2020),[7] Tunis[6]
TUI fly Belgium Seasonal: Casablanca
Volotea Brest, Lille, Nantes, Strasbourg
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Figari (begins 5 July 2020)[8]

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.[9]
  • ÉcoPôle and Parc Expo are the closest Montpellier tramway stations, but the stations are not close to the passenger terminal.


  1. ^ a b c LFMT – MONTPELLIER MÉDITERRANÉE. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 21 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Résultats d'activité des aéroports français 2018" (PDF). Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  3. ^
  4. ^ a b c d Liu, Jim. "Transavia France launches Montpellier base in April 2020". Routesonline. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  5. ^ a b Liu, Jim. "Air France / Transavia France S20 Algeria network expansion". Routesonline. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  6. ^ a b Liu, Jim. "Transavia France adds Montpellier – Tunisia routes in S20". Routesonline. Retrieved 19 December 2019.
  7. ^ a b Liu, Jim. "Transavia France S20 network expansion as of 17JAN20". Routesonline. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  8. ^ Liu, Jim. "Volotea outlines post-COVID 19 network expansion in S20". Routesonline. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  9. ^ Aéroport Montpellier Méditerranée,

External links[edit]

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