Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport BVA
is catering to passengers of low-fare Arilines. It has recently obtained a new Instrument Landing System, which will considerably cut down on airline delays due to fog. It is one of the fastest-growing Airports in Europe in terms of passenger counts. A new Instrument Landing System installed in late 2011 allows aircrafts to land or take off in dense fog.
The Airport is closed from 11:20pm to 6am.
BVA Airport is located in the Tille community, 3.5 km northeast of the city of Beauvais, in the Oise Department of France, or 85 km north of Paris, and is accessible from Beauvais city center by N1 road; or from A16 highway, at Exit 15, north on Rocade Nord, then northeast on N1 road.
With about 3.7 million passengers a year, Beauvais Tille Airport is served mostly by low-cost airlines and seasonal charters. The dominant airline is Ryanair.
NOTE - European citizens traveling to France:
As of November 11, 2015 they will again need to have either an identity card valid for foreign travel, or a valid passport.
The passenger terminal complex at Paris Beauvais Airport consists of two terminals - T1 & T2.
Note that Ryanair & Wizz use both terminals - but for different destinations (check your boarding card or contact your airline).
- T1 is currently used by Air Moldova, Atlas Atlantique, Blue Air MGT - and by Ryanair & Wizz Air for certain destinations.
- T2 is currently served by Ryanair & Wizz for certain detinations.
Amenities and services inside the terminals
include information & tourist counters, food & drink, and retail concessions, a business center, WiFi internet access, Currency exchange office and ATM cash machines, and airline counters.
For Airport information call +33 (0)34 411 1982 / Fax: 4166. For Tourist information call +33 (0)34 411 1959.
The most recent news shows that Beauvais-Tille Airport ranks number 7 among the 'worst airport in Europe' (Numbers 1 - 5 are some Greek airports). The ranking was based on comfort (rest areas, gate seating); services & amenities; 'things to do'; food & drink options; immigration, security, customer service and cleanliness.