Airport Infrastructure

Runway and Perimeter

  • runway: 3,500 metres x 45 metres, capable of receiving all types of aircraft
  • two taxiways – two by-pass taxiways
  • CAT 1 ILS (Category 1 Instrument Landing System))
  • runway edge lighting, high-intensity approach lighting
  • 280,000 m2 aircraft parking area, with light markers and night-time lighting
  • airport grounds entirely enclosed by perimeter security fence that meets ICAO standards, controlled access gates 
  • access to the airport is controlled by the French National Gendarmerie Air Transport Brigade

West Zone (General Goods and Passenger Terminal)

  • direct access via the A20 motorway
  • 65,000 m2 of aircraft parking space
  • 4,500 m2 of warehouse space
  • 500 m3 refrigerated warehouse (National and EU Border Inspection Post)
  • crew rooms, customs and freight agent offices
  • all types of handling facilities
  • 2,000 m2 passenger terminal with office space
  • aircraft hangars (with a capacity of 16,000 m2, or three wide-body aircraft)

East  Zone (Classified Goods)

  • private access via RN 151 b-road
  • crew rooms
  • customs and freight agent offices
  • 2,500 m2 hangar space, equipped with palletization bays and a 16-tonne hoist
  • six specific parking areas for wide-bodied aircraft
  • pyrotechnical depot
  • all types of handling facilities

On-Site Administrative Services
All transit and customs services are available at the airport:

  • the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC)
  • customs
  • veterinary and phytosanitary inspection services
  • French National Gendarmerie Air Transport Brigade
  • French national weather centre (Météo-France) regional office
  • Air base services of the regional Department of Public Equipment (DDE)