Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport

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Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport
Aéroport de Montpellier–Méditerranée
Montpellier airport.JPG
IATA: MPLICAO: LFMT
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator S.A Aéroport de Montpellier Méditerranée
Serves Montpellier, France
Location Mauguio, France
Elevation AMSL 17 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 43°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
Website montpellier.aeroport.fr
Maps
Location of Languedoc-Roussillon region in France
Location of Languedoc-Roussillon region in France
LFMT is located in Languedoc-Roussillon
LFMT
LFMT
Location of airport in Languedoc-Roussillon region
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13L/31R 2,600 8,530
13R/31L 1,100 3,609 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 1,445,273
Passenger Change 13-14 Increase1.6%
Source: French AIP[1]

Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport or Aéroport de Montpellier–Méditerranée (IATA: MPLICAO: 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.[2]

The airport carries the 10th largest number of passengers in France (over 1.18 million in 2010). There are five airlines that operate year-round at the airport, and several others that operate seasonally or provide charter flights. A campus of the École nationale de l'aviation civile (French civil aviation university) is also located at the airport.

Facilities[edit]

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]

Airlines Destinations
Aer Lingus Seasonal: Dublin
Air Algérie Seasonal: Algiers, Oran
Air Arabia Maroc Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fes, Nador, Tangier
Air France Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly
Air France
operated by HOP!
Lyon, Nantes
Alitalia Rome–Fiumicino
Alitalia
operated by Alitalia CityLiner
Rome–Fiumicino
Chalair Aviation Bordeaux, Rennes
easyJet London–Gatwick
Seasonal: London–Luton
easyJet Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse[3]
Eurowings Seasonal: Düsseldorf
KLM
operated by KLM Cityhopper
Amsterdam
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Copenhagen
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
Ryanair Charleroi
Seasonal: Hahn, Leeds/Bradford
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Copenhagen
Transavia Seasonal: Rotterdam
Volotea Nantes, Strasbourg
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Brest

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.[4]
  • ÉcoPôle and Parc Expo are the closest Montpellier tramway stations, but the stations are not close to the passenger terminal.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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