Lille Airport Mini Guide
The airport is mainly focused on being very accessible for passengers. Being provided by major autoroutes; A1, A22, A23 and the A25 it links many other countries and cities such as Paris
, Dunkirk and Belgium
. It is the 12th most used airport in France with airlines flying from Algiers, Marrakech, Alicante and many domestic flights so it is fast becoming a growing hub to mainland Europe. The airport is open 24 hours a day although normal daily working hours run from 5am-11pm. Having two runways, 2845m and 1600m long, they can accommodate light aircraft through to larger commercial aeroplanes, such as the A380 Airbus. For anyone planning to hire a car in France
, picking up directly from Lille Airport on arrival is the most convenient way to start your journey.
Housed under one roof are the arrivals and departure lounges. Being well laid out it is easy to find your way around. If you have booked a Rhino hire car, the rental desks are signposted clearly and our staff will be on hand to assist you. Air France has an express check in facility using their Self Service Kiosks. All of their instructions are on the Air France website to show how e-tickets work.
The airport has Wi-Fi hotspots located in the waiting areas, boarding lounges, airport hall and for working passengers in the Business Centre too. This is very handy should you need to check emails or browse the internet. Many restaurants, snack bars and refreshment areas are available. Have a tasty baguette or a croissant and a cold drink to tide you over before or after your long flight.
Lille Airport is a shopper's delight too. Many high street retailers are present offering tourists and visitors sunglasses, souvenirs and duty free goods. You can use your hire car at Lille Airport to transport all of your purchases! Lille Airport code is LIL and it is also known as Aeroport de Lille or Lille Lesquin Airport or Lesquin Airport.