|Owner||Walloon government & private investors|
|Operator||Liege Airport s.a.|
|Elevation AMSL||659 ft / 201 m|
Liege Airport (IATA: LGG, ICAO: EBLG), previously called Liege-Bierset, is an international airport located 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) west of Liege in Wallonia (southern Belgium), mainly focusing on air freight. At the end of 2018, it was the 7th biggest cargo airport in Europe and the 22nd biggest in the world.
It is mainly used for freight/cargo operations, but also serves a number of destinations for passengers (mainly charters). Liege is located in the centre of the golden triangle Paris - Amsterdam - Frankfurt that handles 66% of European freight, and 75% when taken together with London. In 2018 it was the seventh biggest cargo airport in Europe. Liege Airport is the biggest cargo airport in Belgium, and the third-biggest for passengers after Brussels Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport. It is the global hub of ASL Airlines Belgium (the former TNT Airways), the European hub of Allied Air, Astral Aviation, CAL Cargo Air Lines, El Al Cargo, Ethiopian Cargo, Icelandair Cargo and Qatar Airlines, and a key European cargo hub for ABX Air, Air China Cargo, AirBridge Cargo, Bluebird Cargo, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Unitop Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines.
||| Alicante, Gran Canaria, Kayseri, Málaga, Tenerife-South |
Seasonal: Antalya, Djerba, Enfidha, Heraklion, Izmir, Kos, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Tangier, Tétouan
|AirBridgeCargo Airlines||London-Heathrow, Moscow-Sheremetyevo|
|Air China Cargo||Shanghai-Pudong|
|ASL Airlines Belgium||Athens, Barcelona, Basel/Mulhouse, Belfast-International, Berlin-Schonefeld, Billund, Bologna, Brno, Bucharest, Budapest, Catania, Delhi, Dubai-International, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Erfurt/Weimar, Frankfurt, Gda?sk, Geneva, Gothenburg, Greenville-Spartanburg International, Hanover, Hong Kong, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Katowice, Reykjavík-Keflavík, Kiev, Larnaca, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London-Stansted, Lyon, Madrid, Malmö, Malta, Marseille, Milan-Linate, Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Munich, New York-JFK, Nuremberg, Örebro, Oslo-Gardermoen, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Porto, Prague, Rennes, Rome-Fiumicino, Sevilla, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenzhen, Singapore, Sofia, Tallinn, Tangier, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion, Timisoara, Toulouse, Turku, Stockholm-Arlanda, Valencia, Venice, Vienna, Vitoria, Warsaw, Zaragoza|
|CAL Cargo Air Lines||Atlanta, Houston-Intercontinental, Larnaca, Mexico City, New York-JFK, Oslo, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion|
|Emirates SkyCargo||Dubai-Al Maktoum, New York-JFK|
|Accra, Addis Ababa, Beirut, Cairo, Hong Kong Miami,Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Khartoum, Lagos, Nanjing, Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo, Pointe-Noire|
|FedEx Express||Basel/Mulhouse, East Midlands, London-Stansted, Vienna, Memphis, Shanghai-Pudong|
|Qatar Airways Cargo||Atlanta, Chicago-O'Hare, Doha, Houston-Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Macau, Mexico City, Nairobi, Oslo-Gardermoen, Tokyo-Narita, Panama City|
|Western Global Airlines||Abuja, Lagos, Niamey, Pointe Noire|
The airport is located next to the E42 (exit 3), close to an important highway junction.
A special bus (number 57) links the airport to Liege main train station (Liege-Guillemins) where connections can be made with local, national and high speed international trains (Thalys, ICE). Bus number 53 goes to Liege city centre (Place Saint-Lambert) where connections are available with Liege public transport system.
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