|Perpignan – Rivesaltes Airport
Aéroport de Perpignan – Rivesaltes
|Serves||Perpignan / Rivesaltes, France|
|Elevation AMSL||144 ft / 44 m|
Location of Languedoc-Roussillon region in France
Source: French AIP
Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (French: Aéroport de Perpignan – Rivesaltes) (IATA: PGF, ICAO: LFMP), also known as Llabanère Airport, is a small international airport near Perpignan and Rivesaltes, both communes of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southwestern France.
Airlines and destinations
The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport:
|Aer Lingus||Seasonal: Dublin|
operated by HOP!
Seasonal: Lille, Nantes
|Chalair Aviation||Seasonal: Ajaccio, Limoges, Metz/Nancy|
operated by Stobart Air
|Seasonal: London-Southend |
operated by Air Nostrum
|Seasonal: Ibiza, Madrid|
|Ryanair||Charleroi, Marrakesh (begins 31 October 2017)
Seasonal: Birmingham, London-Stansted
Incidents and accidents
- On 27 November 2008, Flight 888T, an Airbus A320 operating for XL Airways Germany, crashed whilst on a test flight from Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport. The aircraft stalled and crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, killing all seven on board. The aircraft was due to be returned to the lessor Air New Zealand.
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