Biarritz Pays Basque Airport

Biarritz Pays Basque Airport
Aéroport de Biarritz Pays Basque
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Biarritz
Elevation AMSL 245 ft / 75 m
Coordinates 43°28′06″N 01°31′24″W / 43.46833°N 1.52333°W / 43.46833; -1.52333Coordinates: 43°28′06″N 01°31′24″W / 43.46833°N 1.52333°W / 43.46833; -1.52333
Website www.biarritz.aeroport.fr
Map
LFBZ
Location of the airport in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 7,382 2,250 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers 1,190,991
Passenger Change 16-17 4.88%

Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (IATA: BIQ, ICAO: LFBZ), also known as Biarritz Airport or Biarritz-Parme Airport, is an airport serving Biarritz, France. It is located 5 km (3.1 mi) southeast of Biarritz, near Bayonne and Anglet. In 2017, there were 1,190,991 passenger movements.[1] The airport is served by numerous European hubs. The airport opened on 11 April 1954.[2]

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 245 feet (75 m) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 09/27 which measures 2,250 by 45 metres (7,382 ft × 148 ft).

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Air France Paris–Orly
Seasonal: Marseille
easyJet Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Berlin Tegel, Lille, London–Gatwick, London–Luton, Lyon, Nice
easyJet Switzerland Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse
Finnair Seasonal: Helsinki
Flybe Seasonal: Birmingham, Southampton
IGavion Seasonal: Châteauroux
HOP! Lyon, Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Geneva, Lille, Nice
Iberia Regional Seasonal: Madrid[3]
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg
Ryanair Charleroi, London–Stansted
Seasonal: Dublin
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Copenhagen, Stockholm-Arlanda
Swiss International Air Lines Seasonal: Geneva
Volotea Seasonal: Marseille, Strasbourg

Statistics

Passengers

Passengers per Year[4]
Year Passengers Change
Jan-Jul 2018 664,590 1,95%
2017 1,190,991 4,88%
2016 1,135,482 9.2%
2015 1,039,346 2.4%
2014 1,064,402 3.1%
2013 1,098,079 1.2%
2012 1,084,200 5.0%
2011 1,032,937 4.3%
2010 989,622 2.2%
2009 1,011,589 1.6%
2008 1,028,006 10.4%
2007 930,880 7.5%
2006 865,601 5.9%
2005 817,083 -

Movements

Movements per year[5]
Year Movements Change
Jan-Jul 2018 6,087 6,93%
2017 11,314 3.02%
2016 10.981 12.68%
2015 9,745 1.65%
2014 9,584 -

Access

The airport is serviced by three bus routes (C, 14, 48), delivering travellers to Biarritz, Bayonne, and Anglet, as well as Bidart and Hendaye.[6] Passengers heading to nearby Spain can take buses operated to Irun, San Sebastian, Pamplona, and Bilbao. Taxis are also accessible at the airport.

References

  1. "Aeroport de Biarritz Activity Report 2015" (PDF). Aeroport de Biarritz. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-29.
  3. http://airlineroute.net/2015/12/22/ib-biq-s16/
  4. "Union des Aéroports Français". www.aeroport.fr. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
  5. "Union des Aéroports Français". www.aeroport.fr. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
  6. "Buses - Aeroport de Biarritz". Aeroport de Biarritz. Retrieved 2017-03-02.
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