Paris Orly (ORY) Airport

Paris Orly ORY Airport Overview

Paris Orly Airport ORY has gradually surrendered its status as the main airport of Paris to the ever-expanding Charles de Gaulle International Airport, but is still the busiest French airport for domestic travel. You can contact the Airport for information within mainland France by dialing 3950.

Orly Airport is located in part in Orly and in part in Villeneuve-le-Roi, and is 13 km south of Paris, France, accessible from Paris via motorways A106/ A6.

With three runways, and serving nearly 28 million passengers per year, Paris Orly Airport is the hub for several domestic airlines and is served by a number of international airlines, both offering direct flights to domestic & European destinations, with connecting flights to all points of the globe. 
OpenSkies airline (Code EC) is a subsidiary of British Airlines and code-shares with American Airlines - its 757 aircraft carries the 'AA' Code on flights to the U.S.  OpenSkies with daily flights to New York's JFK & EWR airports uses exclusively on 757 aircraft with a majority of premium seats and only 5 rows of economy seats.  For more information open: Reservations, +33-0-826-826-747.
Summer flights to the U.S. by Norwegian Airlines will be available late July, early August to JFK, LAX & Fort Lauderdale.

The new Automatic Baggage Dropoff Express machine in Terminal East / West enables passengers to check-in their baggage in only 30 seconds.

On-Airport hotels are the Hilton and Ibis. (The Mercure hotel is across from off-airport parking lot P4.)  
Note that the Ibis hotel will be extended (completion by 2016), and two more hotels will be added: Ibis Budget Hotel to open 2016,  and Novotel to open 2017.

Paris Orly Airport has two passenger terminals - Terminal West and Terminal South, connected by the Orlyval shuttle train. 

- Paris airport started major renovation work. Your paths through the terminal may have been changed. Check your boarding area and location of baggage drop-off counters for your flight. Note that the time limit for your baggage deposit is is 45 minutes, and arrival at the gate is 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure.
- Due to weather- or strike-related flight cancelations, it is important that passengers contact their airlines before departing to the Airport!
- European citizens traveling to France will again need to have either an identity card valid for foreign travel or a valid passport.
- Multimedia spaces with iPads are available at boarding area of South Terminal's Hall B.

Current and future Airport developments:  While the South & West Terminal esplanades & aproaches have now been completed, a building connecting both terminals, currently under construction, should be completed by 2018.
Long-term projets:
- Track rehabilitation & aeronautical areas.
- Constructing a building junction between South & West Orly terminals.
- a Subway Line 14 extension to Orly Airport by 2025.

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