Biarritz Pays Basque Airport

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Biarritz Pays Basque Airport
Aéroport de Biarritz Pays Basque
Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne Airport view from landing strip.jpg
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
Maps
Aquitaine region in France
Aquitaine region in France
LFBZ is located in Aquitaine
LFBZ
LFBZ
Location of the airport in Aquitaine
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 7,382 2,250 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 1,135,482
Passenger Change 15-16 Increase 9.20%

Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (IATA: BIQICAO: 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 2016, there were 1,135,482 passenger movements,[1] the airport is served by numerous European hubs. The airport opened on 11 April 1954.[2]

Facilities[edit]

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[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air France Paris-Orly
Seasonal: Marseille
British Airways Seasonal: London–Heathrow
easyJet Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Lille, London-Gatwick, London-Luton (begins 27 June 2017), Lyon
easyJet Switzerland Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse (begins 28 June 2017)
Etihad Regional
operated by Darwin Airline
Seasonal: Geneva
Finnair Seasonal: Helsinki
Flybe Seasonal: Birmingham, Southampton
HOP! Lyon, Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Geneva, Lille, Nice
Iberia
operated by Air Nostrum
Madrid[3]
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg
Ryanair Charleroi, London-Stansted
Seasonal: Dublin, Stockholm-Skavsta
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Copenhagen, Stockholm-Arlanda
Swiss International Air Lines
operated by Swiss Global Air Lines
Seasonal: Geneva
Volotea Seasonal: Strasbourg

Statistics[edit]

Passengers[edit]

Passengers per Year[4]
Year Passengers Change
2000 78,019 -
2005 817,083 -
2006 865,601 Increase 5.9%
2007 930,880 Increase 7.5%
2008 1,028,006 Increase 10.4%
2009 1,011,589 Decrease 1.6%
2010 989,622 Decrease02.2%
2011 1,032,937 Increase04.3%
2012 1,084,200 Increase05.0%
2013 1,098,079 Increase01.2%
2014 1,064,402 Decrease03.1%
2015 1,039,346 Decrease02.4%
2016 1,135,482 Increase09.2%
Jan-May 2017 401,417 Increase05.20%

Movements[edit]

Movements per year[5]
Year Movements Change
2000 33,133 -
2005 39,228 -
2006 36,836 Decrease 6.1%
2007 36,501 Decrease 1.0%
2008 37,152 Increase 1.8%
2009 34,129 Decrease 8.1%
2010 33,418 Decrease 2.1%
2011 22,147 Decrease 33.7%
2012 24,904 Increase 12.4%
2013 25,382 Increase 1.9%
2014 26,606 Increase 4.8%
2015 25,292 Decrease 4.9%
2016 35,234 Increase 39.3%
Jan-May 2017 4,078 Increase 8,52%

Access[edit]

The airport is serviced by three bus routes (C, 14, 48), delivering travellers to Biarritz, Bayenne, 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[edit]

  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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