Marseille Provence Airport


Marseille Provence Airport or Aéroport de Marseille Provence (IATA: MRS, ICAO: LFML) is an airport located 27 km northwest of Marseille, on the territory of Marignane, both communes of the Bouches-du-Rhône département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur région of France. Formerly known as Marseille-Marignane Airport, it has been managed since 1934 by the Marseille-Provence Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI).

It is the fifth busiest French airport by passenger traffic and second largest for cargo traffic. The airport handled 6,155,154 passengers in 2006, 6,963,000 passengers in 2007, 6,965,933 passengers in 2008, 7,290,119 in 2009 and 7,522,167 in 2010.

In September 2006 the airport opened its new terminal MP2 for budget airlines. Marseille Provence Airport also serves as a hub for Air France.

(Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marseille_Provence_Airport)

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