Brest Bretagne Airport BES
serves the Pais de Lion peninsula in the western-most part of France. It is Brittany's primary Airport - operated by CCI Brest.
BES Airport is located in the community of Guipavas, 10.2 km northeast of Brest, in the Department of Finistere, and is accessible from two highways – one Brest-Morlaix-Rennes (exit 50) and the other Brest-Quimper-Nantes (Exit 60).
With a 3,100 meter runway and 1.0 milion passenger in 2016, Brest Bretagne Airport is presently served by domestic and international / regular & low-cost airlines, offering direct flights to European cities with connections around the world. Seasonal charter flights are available to popular vacation destinations and have contributed to a noticeable increase in passengers.
The passenger terminal at Brest Bretagne Airport
(built in 2007) has the shape of a manta ray, with its tail leading to the parking facilities. Its forecourt is divided into three zones for public transport, taxis, and quick passenger drop off.
Level 1 is the check-in level:
If you did no check in at home, checking in can be done either at the check-in desks, at express check-in kiosks, or online at the internet point in front of the Air France desk.
Level 2 is the boarding area
. After security control & Immigration check, passengers enter the boarding area with duty-free shop, a snack bar and boutique, and access to gates 1 through 8 and with escalator down to gate 9.
Services and amenities inside the terminal
include a special baggage carousel for oversized baggage; special unaccompanied children waiting room; food & drink, and retail outlets, and duty-free; free Wi-Fi access; ATM cash machine; travel agencies & tour operators, a business / conference center with 4 convertible rooms for up to 120 persons, with available catering (tel. 02 98 328600); and rental cars.