Toulon–Hyères Airport

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Toulon–Hyères Airport

Aéroport de Toulon – Hyères
Aeroport de Toulon-Hyères terminal.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic / Military
OperatorCCI Du Var
ServesToulon, France
LocationHyères
Elevation AMSL13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates43°05′50″N 006°08′46″E / 43.09722°N 6.14611°E / 43.09722; 6.14611Coordinates: 43°05′50″N 006°08′46″E / 43.09722°N 6.14611°E / 43.09722; 6.14611
Websitetoulon-hyeres.aeroport.fr
Maps
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in France
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in France
LFTH is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
LFTH
LFTH
Location in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,120 6,955 Asphalt
13/31 1,902 6,240 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers550,768
Passenger Change 13-14Decrease7.6%
Source: AIP France[1]

Toulon–Hyères Airport (French: Aéroport de Toulon – Hyères, IATA: TLN[2], ICAO: LFTH) is an airport serving Toulon, a commune in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in France. The airport is located 3 kilometres (2 mi) southeast of Hyères,[1] and 19 kilometres (12 mi) east of Toulon.[3] It is also known as Hyères Le Palyvestre Airport. In 2010, the airport served 502,974 passengers.[citation needed]. The airport opened in 1966.[4]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 13 feet (4 m) above mean sea level. It has two paved runways: 05/23 measures 2,120 by 45 metres (6,955 ft × 148 ft) and 13/31 is 1,902 by 46 metres (6,240 ft × 151 ft).[1]

Military use[edit]

This airport is shared with the French Naval Aviation (Aéronautique navale), as Hyeres Naval Air Base (la base d'aviation navale d'Hyères). Several squadrons of helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft are based on the south-western side of the airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly
ASL Airlines France Seasonal: Algiers, Bordeaux, Oran[5]
Flybe Seasonal: Southampton[6]
HOP! Seasonal: Nantes (begins 6 July 2019),[7] Strasbourg[8]
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Copenhagen[9]
Swiss International Air Lines Seasonal: Geneva
Transavia Seasonal: Rotterdam
TUI fly Belgium Brest, Charleroi
Seasonal: Antwerp

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c LFTH – HYÈRES LE PALYVESTRE. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 20 June 2019.
  2. ^ "IATA Location Code Search (TLN – City: Toulon/Hyeres, Airport: La Palyvestre)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Distance and heading from Toulon (43°08'00"N 05°55'00"E) to LFTH (43°05'50"N 06°08'46"E)". Great Circle Mapper. 22 December 2012.
  4. ^ Hyères#Transportation
  5. ^ http://www.aslairlines.fr
  6. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2016/01/21/be-france-s16/
  7. ^ Liu, Jim. "HOP! adds seasonal domestic routes in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Hop opérera une desserte estivale vers Toulon" (in French). L'Alsace. 8 January 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  9. ^ "SAS desservira Toulon" (in French). L'Aérien. 18 October 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2017.

External links[edit]

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