Pau Pyrénées Airport
Aéroport Pau Pyrénées
|Operator||Pau Chamber of Commerce|
|Elevation AMSL||616 ft / 188 m|
Pau Pyrénées Airport (French: Aéroport Pau Pyrénées) (IATA: PUF, ICAO: LFBP) is an airport serving Pau, France. It is located 10 km (6.2 mi) northwest of Pau in Uzein, a commune of the département of Pyrénées-Atlantiques (named for the Pyrénées mountains and the Atlantic Ocean).
|Air Arabia Maroc||Marrakech|
|Air France|| Lille, Lyon, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly|
Apart from the civilian terminal, there are military installations on the south side of the airfield. These host the 4th Special Forces Helicopter Regiment, the 5th Combat Helicopter Regiment and the French Army's paratrooper's training.
In 2015 Airbus announced that its E-Fan electric aircraft was to be produced at Pau Pyrénées Airport, at a new facility to be constructed in 2016. The location was chosen to be near the DAHER-SOCATA plant at Tarbes. First deliveries of the E-Fan were expected at the end of 2017 or early 2018.
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