La Rochelle Airport

La Rochelle - île de Ré Airport, short: Rochelle Airport , is in the western Gulf of Gascogne in the french Département Charente-Maritime. Rochelle airport is operated by the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de La Rochelle and is served by a number of low-cost airlines with cheap flights from London and Manchester.
  • URL: La Rochelle (LRH)
  • Time zone: GMT 1
  • Service telephone: +33 (0) 5 46 42 30 26
  • Address: Aéroport de La Rochelle - Ile de Ré, Rue du Jura, 17000 La Rochelle, France
  • Operating company: Chambre de Commerce et d?Industrie de La Rochelle
  • Parking: There are 200 parking spaces at the airport and the first 30 minutes are free.
  • Directions by car: RN 237 in La rochelle towards Île de Ré to the exit airport.
  • Stations: SNCF to the main station of La Rochelle, then bus services operated by RTCR (journey time: 20 minutes).
  • Flight distribution on the days of the week: Monday (16.09%), Tuesday (16.52%), Wednesday (15.43%), Thursday (14.57%), Friday (17.39%), Saturday (10.22%), Sunday (9.78%)
  • Alternative spelling: Île de Re, Arroxela, La Rochèla, La Rošel, Ла Рошел, Λα Ροσέλ, Ла-Рошель, Ла Рашэль, Ля Рашэль, لاروشيل, لا روشيل, לה רושל, ラ・ロシェル, 拉罗歇尔, 라로셸, Լա Ռոշել, ला रोशेल

Most popular destinations from La Rochelle (Flights per week )

  1. Poitiers Biard (14, 22,95 %)
  2. Lyon - Saint-Exupéry (Satolas) (13, 21,31 %)
  3. London Gatwick (8, 13,11 %)
  4. Paris Orly (8, 13,11 %)
  5. Southampton (5, 8,20 %)
  6. Geneva (3, 4,92 %)
  7. Birmingham (2, 3,28 %)
  8. Bristol International Airport (2, 3,28 %)
  9. Manchester (2, 3,28 %)
  10. Ajaccio (1, 1,64 %)
  11. other (4.92 %)

Top airlines (percentage of departures and arrivals)

  1. HOP! (87, 41,43 %)
  2. Air France (77, 36,67 %)
  3. easyJet (26, 12,38 %)
  4. flybe (12, 5,71 %)
  5. Hawkair Aviation (4, 1,90 %)
  6. other (1.90 %)

Location
La Rochelle airport is about 5 km north west of the city centre. Car drivers should use the RN 237 in La Rochelle towards Île de Ré to the exit of the airport. There are 200 parking spaces at the airport and the first 30 minutes are free.