Avignon Airport by Private Jet

Overview summary

Avignon airport is a civilian airport situated close to the town of Avignon in southern France. The airport has handling facilities for charter flights and offers brilliant access to the French Riviera.

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History : Landing : Location : Facts : Private jet charter prices

History

The airfield was first set up in 1937 and the first commercial flight took place in 1948 between Avignon and Paris in a Dakota DC-3. In 1990, the airport terminal was extended and in 1997 the runway extension was also completed.

In 1998, the airport saw a rise in passenger numbers of 36% due to France being the host of the FIFA World Cup. In 2004, a brand new VIP area was inaugurated dedicated exclusively to business aviation.

In 2009, a Fixed based operator (FBO) was commissioned at the airport with a VIP lounge dedicated to the business traveller.

Landing at Avignon Airport

Location

The airport is located near the village of Montfavet, approximately 8 kilometres south-east of Avignon, Provence-Alpes-Cotes d’Azur. The airport is easily accessible from the city centre via the Route de Marseille. This journey normally takes approximately 20 minutes.

Avignon Airport Facts

Latitude: 43°54'24"N
Longitude: 4°54'07"E
Elevation: 124 ft (38 m)
Runways: 3, longest: 6168 × 148 ft (1880 × 45 m)

Private jet charter prices

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