Lille Airport

Lille Airport
Aéroport de Lille
(Advanced Landing Ground B-51)
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Socièté de gestion de l'aéroport de la région de Lille (SOGAREL)
Serves Lille, France
Location Lesquin, France
Elevation AMSL 157 ft / 48 m
Coordinates 50°33′48″N 003°05′13″E / 50.56333°N 3.08694°E / 50.56333; 3.08694Coordinates: 50°33′48″N 003°05′13″E / 50.56333°N 3.08694°E / 50.56333; 3.08694
Website lille.aeroport.fr
Maps

Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in France
LFQQ
Location of Lille Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,825 9,268 Asphalt
02/20 1,580 5,184 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers 1,905,608
Passenger Change 16-17 7.2%
Sources: Airport,[1] French AIP[2]

Lille Airport[1] (French: Aéroport de Lille[1]) (IATA: LIL[3], ICAO: LFQQ[2]) is an airport located in Lesquin, 7 km (4 mi) south-southeast of Lille,[2] a city in northern France. It is also known as Lille-Lesquin Airport or Lesquin Airport. Lille is the principal city of the Lille Métropole, the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region and the prefecture of the Nord department.

The airport is 15 minutes from the city centre of Lille. It is the 12th busiest French airport in number of passengers: around 970,000 passengers in 2001 and 1,397,637 passengers in 2012.[4] In terms of cargo, it ranks fourth, with almost 38,000 tonnes passing through each year.

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights to and from Lille:[5]

AirlinesDestinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens
Air Algérie Algiers, Oran
Air France Bordeaux, Brest, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Pau, Strasbourg, Toulouse
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Calvi, Figari, Perpignan, Toulon
easyJet Bordeaux, Faro, Lisbon, Nantes,[6] Naples, Nice, Toulouse, Venice
Seasonal: Biarritz
easyJet Switzerland Geneva
Nouvelair Seasonal: Djerba
Ryanair Marseille
Seasonal: Porto
SmartWings Seasonal: Heraklion,[7] Faro,[7] Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Tenerife-South[7]
TUI fly Belgium Seasonal: Agadir, Marrakesh[8]
Seasonal charter: Cagliari, Catania, Djerba,[9] Heraklion, Kalamata, Palermo, Patras, Split, Varna
Volotea Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Figari, Palma de Mallorca
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca
XL Airways France Seasonal: Fort-de-France [10]

Statistics

YearPassengersPercentage ChangeYearPassengersPercentage ChangeYearPassengersPercentage Change
19619,985-1980421,273 9,47 %1999978,908 13,14 %
196214,829 48,51 %1981450,934 7,04 %2000990,598 1,19 %
196320,316 37,00 % -1982466,588 3,47 %2001970,391 -2,04 %
196432,569 60,31 %1983485,617 4,08 %2002922,791 -4,90 %
196545,734 40,42 %1984485,680 0,01 %2003873,602 -5,33 %
196655,120 20,52 %1985474,760 -2,25 %2004848,037 -2,93 %
196769,735 26,51 %1986520,357 9,60 %2005842,650 -0,63 %
196863,208 -9,36 %1987567,029 8,97 %2006936,032 11,08 %
196982,305 30,21 %1988641,199 13,08 %20071,051,758 12,36 %
1970117,295 42,51 %1989795,673 24,09 %20081,014,704 -3,52 %
1971125,967 7,39 %1990807,789 1,52 %20091,147,924 13,13 %
1972156,871 24,53 %1991758,727 -6,07%20101,170,693 1,98 %
1973171,471 9,31 %1992799,092 5,32 %20111,164,631 -0,52 %
1974177,188 3,33 %1993839,828 5,10 %20121,397,637 20%
1975205,292 15,86 %1994805,624 -4,07 %20131,661,741 18,9 %
1976268,932 31,00 %1995802,031 -0,45 %20141,596,700 -3,91 %
1977291,432 8,37 %1996849,405 5,91 %20151,538,814 -3,63 %
1978375,708 28,92 %1997824,934 -2,88 %20161,781,490 15,6%
1979384,824 2,43 %1998865,193 4,88 %20171,905,608 7.7%

References

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