Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE)
(Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France)
Situated just 10 km / 6 miles south-west of the city and within the Bouguenais area, Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE) is a single-terminal facility, providing air travel for some two million passengers per year. Nantes Airport is also close to Bouaye, La Chevrolière and Les Sorinières, and has grown to become an essential gateway into and out of the Pays-de-la-Loire region and the biggest air facility of its kind in the whole of western France.
A modern and well-equipped facility, Nantes Airport provides a good selection of passenger amenities and services, boasting prominent airlines. These include Air France, British Airways and also Ryanair, which has recently announced a new service to and from Bournemouth, in south-west England.
Road access to the airport is available via the Porte de Grand-Lieu interchange and also the Nantes ring road, and the journey time from downtown is a mere ten minutes. Regular shuttle services connect the airport with the city, while taxis are on hand for those looking for door-to-door transport to a variety of destinations, such as Carquefou, Coueron, Orvault and Rezé.
About Nantes Tourism
Nantes is located in the Pays-de-la-Loire area of north-western France, an area best known for its fine wine and its equally fine scenery. A large and spirited city with many important green spaces, Nantes is based around the Loire River and the city centre itself is well served by tram lines, particularly around the Cours des 50 Otages and the Boulevard de Stalingrad.
A number of sites of interest are close to Atlantique Airport (NTE) and tourists heading to Nantes will enjoy a visit to the Cathedral Saint-Pierre, the Musée des Beaux Arts (Fine Arts Museum) and the new Palais de Justice. For those wishing to indulge in a little retail therapy, the Passage Pommeraye is one of the best shopping centres in Nantes, while for sun worshippers, the coastline and its many beaches is just a short drive away and La Rochelle is always a popular excursion.
Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE):|
|Address: F-44346 Bouguenais Cedex, Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France|
|Airport Code: NTE
Tel: +33 2 40 84 80 00
Fax: +33 2 40 84 84 45
Fax: not available