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Be aware of thr new "luxury tax" imposed on foreign aircrafts visiting Italy for more than 48 hours.
Read the full story from AOPA Italy
Very friendly and helpful, had to arrange handling (88,-€) because I was leaving the EU. Landing fee 20,-€, Air BP accepts cards.
New terminal, international airport with very high security standards, not busy at this time of the year. For arrivals from outside the EU handling is mandatory. Avgas 100LL, Air BP cards accepted. Handling, landing and parking was 590,-€. Everybody of the friendly staff was sorry about this. Airport is in private hands now and run by Swissport / Hermes for the next decades.
Compulsary handling here.
Total fee for one night parking and landing fee is €48
Agent: Air Assistance Bordeaux, Cedex 28-33700 Merignac
Telephone: +33 (0) 5 57 92 68 68
Fax: +33 (0) 5 57 92 68 69
Taxi to centre of Bordeaux from Merignac is about €25
Avgas is standard for Europe @ €1.40 a litre
An interresting airport operated by Far North Aviation. It has been used very sucessfuly by several Earthrounders recently.
Fuel, Customs, no handling charges. The ideal point of entry/exit for transatlantic flights.
For full info please consult their Internet Site at:
Last update: April 19, 2012