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Albert - Picardie Airport
Aéroport d'Albert - Picardie
IATA: none – ICAO: LFAQ

Albert - Picardie
Location of airport in France
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Société d’Exploitation Aéroport Albert Picardie (SEAAP)
Serves Albert, Somme, France
Location Bray-sur-Somme
Elevation AMSL 363 ft / 111 m
Coordinates 49°58′12″N 002°41′33″E / 49.97°N 2.6925°E / 49.97; 2.6925
Website AeroportAlbertPicardie.fr
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,200 7,218 Macadam
09R/27L 1,000 3,281 Grass
Sources: French AIP, UAF

Albert - Picardie Airport (French: Aéroport d'Albert - Picardie) (ICAO: LFAQ), sometimes referred to as Albert - Picardy Airport, is an airport serving Albert, a commune of the Somme department in the Picardy (Picardie) region of northern France. The airport is located 4 km (2 mi) southeast of Albert, in Bray-sur-Somme.


Airbus Beluga at Albert-Picardie (2008)
Airbus Beluga at Albert-Picardie (2008)

It is primarily used for the transportation of Airbus aircraft parts from the nearby Méaulte Airbus Factory. The airport's runway is large enough to accommodate Airbus' Beluga aircraft, a large cargo aircraft used to courier parts used in the construction of its own commercial jets.

The airport is also home to a flying club, who have a number of light aircraft based at the airfield.

The British low-cost carrier Jet2.com announced and then canceled a planned twice-weekly service to the Somme using this airport, flights were to start in April 2009.

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 364 feet (111 m) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 09/27 which measures 2,200 by 45 metres (7,218 × 148 ft). It also has a parallel unpaved runway with a grass surface measuring 1,000 by 80 metres (3,281 × 262 ft).



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General Info
Country France
ICAO ID LFAQ
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 49.971531
49° 58' 17.51" N
Longitude 2.697661
002° 41' 51.58" E
Elevation 364 feet
111 meters
Magnetic Variation 001° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Near City Albert
Operating Hours NO OPERATING HOURS LISTED
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
09/27 3838 x 82 feet
1170 x 25 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Remarks
OPR HOURS Opr HX.



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