Toulouse Blagnac Airport (TLS)
(Toulouse, France, FR)
Well within France's top ten list of busy airports, Toulouse Blagnac International Airport (TLS) is the gateway to the dramatic mountain scenery of France's Midi-Pyrenees region. Toulouse Airport also boasts the proud position of being the country's premier freight airport after Paris, and covers almost 2,000 acres / 810 hectares.
Conveniently located just 8 km / 5 miles north-west of the city of Toulouse, the airport is also adjacent to the commune of Blagnac and lies within the Haute-Garonne area. Each year, over six million travellers use Toulouse Airport to reach this part of southern France. The facility is the local hub for a busy flight network to major French and European cities, as well as to a slew of holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the French West Indies, Africa and Canada.
Blagnac Airport can be reached by car in just ten minutes by taking the D902 motorway to the Airport Junction (D901), which goes directly to the airport. Shuttle buses run to the heart of Toulouse every 20 minutes from Door C of the arrivals area, and taxis are readily available 24 hours next to Hall C.
To reach other French towns and destinations beyond, such as Bordeaux, Montpellier and Marseille, the nearby Matabiau Railway Station offers comfortable and convenient rail links. Seven major car hire firms have offices here and Toulouse Blagnac Airport offers short-term and long-term parking in its four main car parks.
About Toulouse Tourism
Visitors can stroll the pink-brick streets of Toulouse, enjoy the Italian-style elegance of the Gers Valley, or wander along the hiking trails of St. Jacques de Compostelle. A cruise along the Midi Canal, which boasts UNESCO World Heritage Site status, or a boat trip along the river Lot or Baise will complement any visit.
Toulouse Blagnac Airport (TLS) lies within the Midi-Pyrenees region of France, which is noted for its spectacular scenery and high standard of living. Rising nearly 10,000 feet, the Pyrenees Mountains provide the backdrop to a variety of leisure activities.
Toulouse Blagnac Airport (TLS):|
|Address: BP 90103 - 31703 Blagnac Cedex, Toulouse, France|
|Airport Code: TLS
Tel: +33 5 61 42 44 41
Fax: not available