Albert â€“ Picardie Airport
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The airport Albert -Picardie (French Aéroport Albert -Picardie, IATA Code BYF ICAO code LFAQ ), is an airport located near the French town of Albert in the Somme department ( Picardy region in north-eastern France ). The airport is located 4 km south-east of Albert, in Bray- sur- Somme.
Its main function is the transport of Airbus aircraft components that are manufactured in the nearby production facility of Airbus in Méaulte. The runway of the airport is long enough to use the aircraft from Airbus used this type Beluga.
Furthermore, the airport is home to a flying club that operates a number of small aircraft from here.
The British low cost airline Jet2.com announced for the year 2009 flights to Albert Picardie Airport, but were called off before commencing connection. In January 2012, plans for a connection to Blackpool by Danish Air Transport became known. These flights were canceled again before shooting. BinAir operates since 2013, working day by guided route to Toulouse.
The airport is located 111 meters above sea level. It has a paved runway (09 /27) 2200 m length and 45 m width and a parallel grass runway of 1000 m length and 80 m width. Public parking, taxis and car hire companies are available.