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Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport

Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport

Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport (French: Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac) (IATA: BOD, ICAO: LFBD) is the international airport of Bordeaux, in south-western France. It is situated in the commune of Mérignac, 12 km (7.5 mi) west of Bordeaux, within the département of the Gironde.

It mainly features flights to metropolitan and leisure destinations in Europe and Northern Africa and serves as a base for Volotea. Transatlantic service is operated on a seasonal basis by Air Transat nonstop to Montreal, Quebec in Canada.

Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport

Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac
Aéroport Bx Mérignac.JPG
Airport typePublic / Military
Owner/OperatorAéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac (SA ADBM)
ServesBordeaux, France
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL162 ft / 49 m
Coordinates44°49′42″N 000°42′56″W [35]
Websitebordeaux.aeroport.fr [36]
Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport
Location of airport in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Statistics (2018)
Passenger traffic changeIncrease9.3%
Sources: Statistics[2]


KG 40, the prime land-based maritime patrol Luftwaffe unit was primarily based at Bordeaux-Mérignac during the Occupation of France in World War II.[3]


Bordeaux Airport has three passenger buildings:

  • Terminal A is mainly for international flights [4]

  • Terminal B passenger air terminal has two levels and is principally dedicated to Air France traffic between Paris and Bordeaux.[5]

  • Terminal billi is a separate facility for low cost carriers. It has one floor and has small check-in and arrivals areas as well as a departures area with six aircraft parking positions which are used for walk boarding.[6] Users of Terminal billi are easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air from 22 September 2017.[7]

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights from Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport:[8]


Aegean AirlinesSeasonal: Athens, Heraklion
Aer LingusDublin
Air AlgérieAlgiers, Oran
Air Arabia MarocFez
airBalticSeasonal: Riga
Air Canada RougeSeasonal: Montréal–Trudeau
Air FranceMarseille, Nice, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly
Seasonal: Athens[9]
Air TransatSeasonal: Montréal–Trudeau
ASL Airlines FranceSeasonal: Oran
Blue AirSeasonal: Bucharest
British AirwaysLondon–Gatwick
Brussels AirlinesBrussels
Chalair AviationBrest, Montpellier, Nantes, Rennes
easyJetAmsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin–Schönefeld, Bristol, Catania, Faro, Granada,[10] Lanzarote,[11] Lille, Lisbon, London–Gatwick, London–Luton, Luxembourg, Lyon, Manchester, Marrakesh, Marseille, Milan–Malpensa, Nice, Porto,[12] Tel Aviv, Venice
Seasonal: Bastia, Belfast–International, Brussels, Essaouira, Glasgow, Hamburg, Heraklion, Ibiza, Liverpool, London–Southend, Menorca,[13] Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Tenerife–South (begins 30 October 2019)[14]
easyJet SwitzerlandBasel/Mulhouse, Geneva
FinnairSeasonal: Helsinki[15]
FlybeSeasonal: Birmingham, Southampton
HOP!Lille, Lyon, Rome–Fiumicino
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi, Figari
Iberia RegionalMadrid
LaudaVienna (begins 29 October 2019)[16]
Norwegian Air ShuttleSeasonal: Oslo–Gardermoen, Stockholm–Arlanda
NouvelairSeasonal: Djerba[17]
Royal Air MarocCasablanca, Marrakesh
RyanairAgadir (begins 31 March 2020),[18] Bari, Brest,[19] Budapest (begins 29 October 2019),[20] Bergamo, Bologna, Charleroi, Cologne/Bonn, Copenhagen, Dublin, Fez, Kraków, Lille, (begins 2 October 2019),[18] Lisbon, London–Stansted, Manchester, Marrakesh, Marseille, Nador (begins 3 October 2019),[21] Naples, Oujda (begins 27 October 2019),[22] Palermo (begins 29 October 2019),[23] Porto, Prague (begins 3 October 2019),[18] Rome–Ciampino, Seville, Strasbourg (begins 2 October 2019),[18] Tangier, Thessaloniki (begins 29 March 2020),[18] Treviso, Valencia
Seasonal: Alicante,[24] Cork, Edinburgh, Faro,[25] Lamezia Terme,[26] Málaga,[27] Mykonos, Ouarzazate
Swiss International Air LinesZürich
TAP Air PortugalLisbon
TUI fly BelgiumSeasonal: Agadir, Casablanca, Marrakesh
Seasonal: Djerba[17]
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul
Ural AirlinesMoscow–Domodedovo[28]
VoloteaAjaccio, Bastia, Madrid, Málaga, Malta, Prague, Strasbourg, Tenerife–South, Venice
Seasonal: Alicante, Cagliari, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Faro, Figari, Fuerteventura, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Menorca, Munich, Naples, Olbia, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Pisa, Pula,[29] Santorini, Split
Seasonal: Málaga, Palma de Mallorca
Wizz AirBudapest
Seasonal: Warsaw–Chopin


ASL Airlines FranceParis–Charles de Gaulle
DHL AviationLeipzig/Halle, Vitoria



The airport is accessible by road via the A630 autoroute (exit 11b). There is a shuttle by 30'Direct shuttle serving the Bordeaux Saint-Jean railway station. Bus route 1+ of Transports Bordeaux Métropole serves the city centre.


The Bordeaux tramway system is planned to link the airport with the city centre by the end of 2019.[30]

See also

  • United States Air Force in France


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