Aix en Provence Airport

Aix-en-Provence Aerodrome, also known as Aix les Milles Airport, is a public airport operated by CCI Marseille Provence. It serves the city of Aix-en-Provence in the Bouches-du-Rhone department of the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region of France, located six kilometres or 3.2 nautical miles west-southwest of the city, in the village of Les Milles. The airport resides at an elevation of 368 feet or 112 metres above mean sea level, and can be located on the map with the coordinates 43°30′19″N 05°22′02″E (between 43.506256 latitude and 5.372565 longitude).

Aix-en-Provence is a city-commune in the Bouches-du-Rhone department, in the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur in the south of France. The city is located approximately 30 kilometres or 19 miles north of Marseille, the capital of the department and the region. Aix-en-Provence is home to the Cours Mirabeau, a city attraction which is a wide thoroughfare lines with double rows of plane-trees, fine houses, and fountains. Following the line of the old city wall, it divides the commune into the old and new towns. Also often called as ‘the city of a thousand fountains’, there are many noteworthy fountains within Aix-en-Provence, including the 17th-century Fontaine des Quatre Dauphins (Fountain of the Four Dolphins).

Services and Facilities

Aix-en-Provence Aerodrome operates with an asphalt-surfaced runway designated 15/33, measuring 5,249 feet by 98 feet or 1,600 metres by 30 metres. It formerly served as a military air base, as Base Aerienne 114 d’Aix Les Milles. Today, the aerodrome is mainly used for general aviation purposes. It is equipped with refuelling stations, TOTAL 100LL and Jet A1. The Ecole nationale de l’aviation civil, or the French civil aviation university campus can also be found here, wherein the environment is conducive for pilots training with radio procedures and integration in a traffic handled by an inspection body.

With no scheduled passenger service available at Aix-en-Provence Aerodrome, travellers can turn to Marseille Provence Airport. Aix-en-Provence and Marseille are equidistant from here. It is an international airport located approximately 27 kilometres or 17 miles northwest of Marseille, and is one of the busiest airports in France in terms of passenger traffic. It accommodates flights to and from destinations within France and Europe, as well as some destinations in the Americas, the Caribbean, and nearby Asian cities.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

From Aix-en-Provence, take Avenue Jean Jaures, Rue de la Molle, Avenue Max Juvenal, and Avenue Henri Mouret to A516. Continue on A516 then take D9 to Rue du Lieutenant Parayre/D65. Take exit 3 from D9. Continue on Rue du Lieutenant Parayre/D65 to the airport. Alternatively, one can also get to the airport from central Aix-en-Provence by taking Rue du Bon Pasteur and Rue Jacques de la Roque to Avenue Jean Jaures/Boulevard Aristide Briand. Follow D64, Route d’Apt/D543 and D65.

Trains hide 

Aix-en-Provence is served by TGV railway station and Gare d’Aix-en-Provence; although they are not directly connected to the airport.

Buses hide 

The bus system within the city has numerous stops, including ones that are near the airport.

Taxi hide 

Taxis serving the city can be taken to get to the airport.

 Location Details

Longitude:5° 22' 4'' E
Latitude:43° 30' 19'' N

 Airport Location

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