La Rochelle Airport LRH
(or Aeroport La Rochelle Ile de Re) serves the French Department of Charente-Maritime - with its city of La Rochelle, and the Island of Re connecting by bridge to La Rochelle on Central West Coast.
LRH Airport is only 2.5 km northwest of the city of La Rochelle, in the , off motorway N237 which connects to N11 to the east and to D137 to the south.
With one runway and a yearly estimated passenger count of 237,000, La Rochelle Airport is served by AirFrance and some low-cost airlines, offering direct flights to European cities, with connections to all points of the globe. Seasonal charter flights are available to popular vacation destinations. Separate Winter & Summer airline schedules are in force.
It is recommended that you arrive for domestic flights one hour ahead of scheduled departure, and for international flights 2 hours.
The passenger terminal at La Rochelle Airport
was recently extended and a new departure lounge added. For information, including questions about your trip, flight schedules, airline ticket reservations, baggage size/weight , required documents and more, contact the Avia desk in the terminal or call 0033.5.46.42.86.70. The terminal offers the Trib's restaurant in front of the terminal, a snack bar, a duty-free shop (only May-Dec.), and Aelia Boutique duty-free.
The closest currency exchange office is at La Rochelle Center (6, place de l'hotel de ville, 17 021 La Rochelle cedes 1; tel. 36.31.
Tourist information offices are in the arrivals area, as well as rental car agencies..
have to be reserved in advance. Call the rental car agency directly and an agent will be waiting for you in the terminal
The Yelo bus runs
Mon-Sat every 30 minutes via Route 7 Rompsay /ZI Perigy (bus stop at Place de Verdun) and on Sunday by Route 47 'Beaulieu) stopping at Place de Verdun. Tel: 0 810 17 18 17 or visit: www.yelo-larochelle.fr