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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.

Lille Airport

Aéroport de Lille

(Advanced Landing Ground B-51)
LIL airport main terminal (1).jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorSocièté de gestion de l'aéroport de la région de Lille (SOGAREL)
ServesLille, France
LocationLesquin, France
Elevation AMSL157 ft / 48 m
Coordinates50°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
Websitelille.aeroport.fr
Maps
Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in France
Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in France
LFQQ is located in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
LFQQ
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 (2018)
Passengers2,078,549
Passenger Change 17-18Increase9.1%
Sources: Airport,[1] French AIP[2]

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 destinationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Lille Airport (Aéroport de Lille), official website
  2. ^ a b c LFQQ – Lille Lesquin. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 10 October 2019.
  3. ^ Airport information for LIL at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ Résultats d'activité des aéroports français 2009 Archived 4 July 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ lille.aeroport.fr - Flight Search retrieved 11 May 2017
  6. ^ Liu, Jim. "Air Algerie adds Constantine – Lille from late-Oct 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
  7. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/271503/easyjet-plans-additional-french-routes-in-s17/
  8. ^ a b c http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/272123/smartwings-adds-various-french-routes-in-s17/
  9. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284518/smartwings-adds-lille-varna-service-from-june-2019/
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Flights to Lille". tui.be.
  11. ^ Liu, Jim. "TUIfly Belgium S19 Morocco network additions". Routesonline. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  12. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/276046/tui-airlines-belgium-adds-new-sectors-in-s18/

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