Aérodrome Tarbes - Laloubère

Aérodrome Tarbes - Laloubère

Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées Airport (French: Aéroport de Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées) (IATA: LDE, ICAO: LFBT) is a small regional airport located 9 km south-southwest of Tarbes and near Lourdes, both communes of the Hautes-Pyrénées département in France. It is within the communes of Juillan, Lanne, Louey, and Ossun.

Over 70% of the airport traffic is charter flight from a variety of airlines across Europe journeying to the nearby Lourdes as part of a Catholic Pilgrimage. The airport has sufficient capabilities to handle larger aircraft such as the Boeing 747.
The airport is home to the Socata light aircraft factory.[citation needed] The airport has the head office of Air Méditerranée, which is in Juillan.

(Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyr%C3%A9n%C3%A9es_Airport)

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