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Bordeaux Airport

Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport

Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac
Aeroport de Bordeaux logo.svg
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Summary
Airport typePublic / Military
Owner/OperatorAéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac (SA ADBM)
ServesBordeaux, France
LocationMérignac
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL162 ft / 49 m
Coordinates44°49?42?N 000°42?56?W / 44.82833°N 0.71556°W / 44.82833; -0.71556
Websitebordeaux.aeroport.fr
Map
Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport
Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport
Location of airport in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 3,100 10,171 Asphalt
11/29 2,415 7,923 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passengers7,703,143
Passenger traffic changeIncrease 13.3%
Sources: Statistics[2]

Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (French: Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac) (IATA: BOD, ICAO: LFBD) is the international airport of Bordeaux, in south-western France. It is situated in the commune of Mérignac, 12 km (7.5 mi) west of Bordeaux, within the département of the Gironde. It mainly features flights to metropolitan and leisure destinations in Europe and Northern Africa and serves as a base for easyJet, Ryanair and Volotea airlines.[3]

History

KG 40, the prime land-based maritime patrol Luftwaffe unit was primarily based at Bordeaux-Mérignac during the Occupation of France in World War II.[4]

Terminals

Bordeaux Airport has three passenger buildings:

  • Terminal A is mainly for international flights [5]
  • Terminal B passenger air terminal has two levels and is principally dedicated to Air France traffic between Paris and Bordeaux.[6]
  • Terminal billi is a separate facility for low cost carriers. It has one floor and has small check-in and arrivals areas as well as a departures area with six aircraft parking positions which are used for walk boarding.[7] Users of Terminal billi are easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air.[8]

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights from Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport:[9]

AirlinesDestinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens, Heraklion
Aer Lingus Dublin
Air Algérie Algiers, Oran
Air Arabia Fez
Air Canada Rouge Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau[10]
Air France Marseille, Nice, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly
Seasonal: Athens, Calvi, Figari
Air France Hop Lille, Lyon
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Rome-Fiumicino
Air Transat Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau
Blue Air Seasonal: Bucharest
British Airways London-Gatwick
Chalair Aviation Brest, Montpellier, Nantes, Rennes
easyJet Amsterdam, Basel/Mulhouse, Barcelona, Berlin-Brandenburg, Bristol, Catania, Essaouira, Faro, Geneva, Granada,[11]Lanzarote,[12]Lille, Lisbon, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Luxembourg, Lyon, Manchester, Marrakesh, Marseille, Milan-Malpensa, Nice, Porto,[13]Tel Aviv, Tenerife-South, Venice
Seasonal: Bastia, Belfast-International, Brussels, Glasgow, Hamburg, Heraklion, Ibiza, Liverpool, Menorca,[14]Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes
Iberia Regional Madrid
KLM Amsterdam
Lufthansa Frankfurt
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg[15]
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Oslo-Gardermoen
Nouvelair Djerba
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca, Marrakesh
Ryanair Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Budapest, Charleroi, Cologne/Bonn, Dublin, Fez, Kraków, Lille, Lisbon, London-Stansted, Málaga,[16]Manchester, Marseille, Naples, Palermo, Porto, Prague,[17]Rome-Ciampino, Seville, Treviso, Vienna[18]
Seasonal: Agadir, Alicante,[19]Cork, Edinburgh, Faro,[20]Marrakesh, Mykonos, Nador,[21]Palma de Mallorca, Tangier, Thessaloniki, Valencia
Zürich
TAP Air Portugal Lisbon
TUI fly Belgium Agadir, Casablanca, Marrakesh
Tunisair Tunis
Turkish Airlines Istanbul
Ural Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo[22]
Volotea Ajaccio, Bastia, Madrid, Málaga, Malta, Prague, Strasbourg, Tenerife-South, Venice
Seasonal: Cagliari, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Faro, Figari, Fuerteventura, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Menorca, Naples, Olbia, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Pisa, Santorini, Split
Vueling Barcelona
Seasonal: Palma de Mallorca

Access

Road

The airport is accessible by road via the A630 autoroute (exit 11b). There is a shuttle by 30'Direct shuttle serving the Bordeaux Saint-Jean railway station. Bus route 1+ of Transports Bordeaux Métropole serves the city centre.

Tram

The Bordeaux tramway system does not yet reach the airport, but an extension to Line A is expected to link the airport with the city centre by 2022.[23][24]

See also

References

  1. ^ "easyJet Media Centre". Mediacentre.easyjet.com. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Bilan 2019, une année record pour le trafic international".
  3. ^ "BOD Airlines Bases". Bordeaux.Aeroport.fr. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ Wood, Tony; Gunston, Bill (1977). Hitler's Luftwaffe. New York: Crescent Books. pp. 64-69&170-171. ISBN 0-517-22477-1.
  5. ^ "Hall A - Bordeaux Mérignac Airport | Ingérop". Ingerop.fr. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "Réalisations". ADPI. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "Terminal billi Bordeaux illico | Bordeaux-Merignac Airport". Bordeaux.aeroport.fr. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "Press release" (PDF). www.bordeaux.aeroport.fr. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 July 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ "Destinations". Bordeaux-Merignac Airport. 4 April 2019.
  10. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/292635/air-canada-rouge-767-service-replacement-as-of-1800gmt-22jul20/
  11. ^ "Grenade". Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac.
  12. ^ "Lanzarote (Arrecife)". Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac.
  13. ^ "Porto". Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac.
  14. ^ "Mahon (Minorque)". Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac.
  15. ^ https://www.anna.aero/2020/06/08/luxair-reveals-four-new-routes-for-this-summer/
  16. ^ Liu, Jim. "Ryanair W19 Network changes summary as of 04OCT19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2019.
  17. ^ "Ryanair opens new Bordeaux base with 37 routes in Summer 2019". aviation24.be. 13 June 2019. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  18. ^ Liu, Jim. "Ryanair / Laudamotion S20 network consolidation as of 18JUN20". Routesonline. Retrieved 2020.
  19. ^ "Alicante". Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac.
  20. ^ "Faro". Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac.
  21. ^ "Ryanair 2019 Winter Campaign Includes 9 New Morocco-France Flights". moroccoworldnews.com. 21 February 2019.
  22. ^ "Moscou". Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac.
  23. ^ "Bordeaux Airport - Tram connection confirmed". Bordeaux Expats. Retrieved 2019.
  24. ^ Yves Maugue (29 April 2016). "Bordeaux : voici le tracé du tramway qui va desservir l'aéroport" (in French). Retrieved 2016.

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