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Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS)

Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport location on a map

Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport is an international airport in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France. Its IATA code is LYS and is located latitude 45.73 and longitude 5.09 in France and operates in CEST time zone.

It has 42 scheduled arrival routes within France and 103 international scheduled routes. Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport tipically handles 8,467,093 passengers per year, ranking as the 4th busiest airport in France.

It has 2 runways that allow night landings, and can handle virtually any type of aircraft such as oversized jumbo jets commercial jumbo jets and long haul transport aircraft. It regularly services large turboprop commuters, short and medium haul transport aircraft. It can support single engine aircraft, light twins, most business jets and commuter aircraft.

Airport Information

Latitude 45.72639000
Longitude 5.09083000
City Lyon
Domestic Departures 37
Domestic Arrivals 42
International Departures 101
International Arrivals 103


Code Length Width Surface Lighted
18L/36R 8760 ft / 2670 m 148 ft / 45 m ASP Yes
18R/36L 13124 ft / 4000 m 148 ft / 45 m ASP Yes

Most Popular Departures From LYS

Destination Airport
Rome Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
Amsterdam Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
Milano Milano Malpensa Airport (MXP)
Algiers Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG)
Frankfurt am Main Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
Bologna Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ)
Palma Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI)
Florence Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
Vienna Vienna International Airport (VIE)
Sétif Ain Arnat Airport (QSF)

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