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Roland Garros Airport
Roland Garros Airport

Aéroport de la Réunion Roland Garros
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Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesSaint-Denis, Réunion, France
Hub forAir Austral
Elevation AMSL20 m / 66 ft
Coordinates20°53?24?S 055°30?59?E / 20.89000°S 55.51639°E / -20.89000; 55.51639
Websitereunion.aeroport.fr
Map
RUN is located in Réunion
RUN
RUN
Location of airport in Réunion
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,200 10,499 Asphalt
14/32 2,670 8,760 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers2,473,843
Passenger traffic changeIncrease 7.9%
Source : Aeroport.fr,[1] French AIP,[2]DAFIF,[3][4] Statistics[5]

Roland Garros Airport (French: Aéroport de la Réunion Roland Garros) (IATA: RUN, ICAO: FMEE), formerly known as Gillot Airport, is located in Sainte-Marie on Réunion, France.[6] The airport is 7 kilometres (3.8 NM) east[2] of Saint-Denis; it is named after the French aviator Roland Garros who was born in Saint-Denis.

Overview

Roland Garros Airport is the hub of Air Austral and served 2,293,042 passengers in 2017 (8.8% more than in 2016).[7] Air Austral also has its head office on the airport property.[8] When Air Bourbon existed until 2004, its head office also was on the airport property.[9] The airport is at an elevation of 20 m (66 ft) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 12/30 measuring 3,200 by 45 metres (10,499 ft × 148 ft) and 14/32 measuring 2,670 by 45 metres (8,760 ft × 148 ft).[3]

Airlines and destinations

Ground transport

It was once planned to construct a Réunion Tram Train to link the airport to the capital Saint-Denis and Saint-Paul, but plans for the construction were abandoned in 2013.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Résultats d'activité des aéroports français 2014" (PDF). aeroport.fr. Retrieved 2016.,
  2. ^ a b FMEE - SAINT DENIS GILLOT. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 12 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b Airport information for FMEE from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  4. ^ Airport information for RUN at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  5. ^ "Aéroport Roland Garros - Le trafic a progressé de 7,9% en 2018" (PDF). www.reunion.aeroport.fr. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ "Géographie Archived 2009-06-04 at the Wayback Machine." Sainte-Marie. Retrieved on 7 October 2009.
  7. ^ "Trafic aérien record à La Réunion : 2,3 millions de passagers en 2017". Air Journal (in French). Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Legal notices." Air Austral. Retrieved on 7 9 September 2010. "Air Austral Anonymous company with executive board and supervisory board With a capital of 19 206 900EUR Roland Garros Airport area 97438 Sainte Marie or BP 611 - 97472 Saint-Denis Cedex."
  9. ^ "Contact." Air Bourbon. 19 June 2004. Retrieved on 10 July 2010.
  10. ^ http://actus.clicanoo.re/article/economie/1420945-air-austral-annonce-son-grand-retour-sur-marseille
  11. ^ "Air Madagascar adds Tolanaro - Reunion service from Nov 2018". routesonline. Retrieved 2018.

External links

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