Brive–Souillac Airport

Brive–Souillac Airport
Aéroport de Brive – Vallée de la Dordogne
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Régie personnalisée de l'aéroport de Brive-Souillac
Serves Brive-la-Gaillarde, France
Elevation AMSL 1,016 ft / 310 m
Coordinates 45°02′23″N 01°29′08″E / 45.03972°N 1.48556°E / 45.03972; 1.48556Coordinates: 45°02′23″N 01°29′08″E / 45.03972°N 1.48556°E / 45.03972; 1.48556
Website aeroport-brive-vallee-dordogne.com
Map
LFSL
Location of airport in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 2,100 6,890 Paved
11R/29L 1,000 3,281 Unpaved
Source: French AIP[1]

Brive–Souillac Airport ((IATA: BVE, ICAO: LFSL), also Brive–Dordogne Valley Airport (French: Aéroport de Brive – Vallée de la Dordogne)) is an international airport located 13 kilometres (7.0 NM) south of Brive-la-Gaillarde,[1] a commune of the Corrèze department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of France.

History

The airport replaces the older Brive–La Roche Airport. The official inauguration was on June 15, 2010. Its ICAO code LFSL was previously assigned to the military Toul-Rosières Air Base which closed in 2004.

The Airlinair (HOP!) flights to and from Paris–Orly airport were transferred to this airport.

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 1,016 feet (310 m) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 11/29 which measures 2,100 by 45 metres (6,890 ft × 148 ft). It also has a parallel unpaved runway with a grass surface measuring 1,000 by 80 metres (3,281 ft × 262 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
HOP! Paris–Orly
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Lyon
Ryanair Seasonal: London-Stansted

References

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