Le Touquet – Côte d'Opale Airport

Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport
Aéroport de Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale
Airport type Public
Operator Société d'economie mixte de l'aéroport du Touquet (SEMAT)
Serves Le Touquet, France
Elevation AMSL 21 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 50°30′53″N 001°37′39″E / 50.51472°N 1.62750°E / 50.51472; 1.62750
Website aeroport-letouquet.com

Location of Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in France
Location of airport in Nord-Pas-de-Calais region
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 1,850 6,069 Paved
Source: French AIP[1]

Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport (French: Aéroport de Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale) (IATA: LTQ, ICAO: LFAT) is 2.9 kilometres (1.8 mi) east-southeast of Le Touquet,[1] a commune of the Pas-de-Calais department on the coast of northern France.

The passenger terminal is open from 09:00-20:00 hours. Only LyddAir operates a scheduled service, to Lydd in the United Kingdom. There are three flying clubs and most of them also give flying lessons; two of them are helicopter schools and clubs.

Airlines and destinations

LyddAir Lydd

Accidents and incidents

  • On 2 May 1981, Aer Lingus Flight 164, a Boeing 737-200 carrying 108 passengers and crew, was hijacked on a flight from Dublin Airport in Ireland to London Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom. The hijacker had the pilots fly the aircraft to Le Touquet where it then stood for nearly 10 hours before French armed forces troops stormed the aircraft and apprehended the suspect. No one was killed or injured.

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