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Limoges Airport - LIG

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Aeroport de Limoges – Bellegarde
871000 Limoges
Haute Vienne

Airport Code:   LIG
Telephone:  00 33 55 54 33 03

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Limoges - LIG

Limoges is a small but very busy airport in the Haute Vienne department.  The city is best known for its famous porcelain and enamels, The area has become extremely popular with property-buying Brits wishing to avoid the higher prices further south. 

A new terminal was completed in 2006 but is already becoming rather crowded.  Access is easy from the main north-south motorway, the A20.  Follow the signs for Bellegarde with the usual airplane logo.

Limoges Airport Car Hire

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Limoges airport car hire companies are located in a separate building outside the main terminal.  Just go out of the main doors and straight ahead. Represented here are Avis at Limoges Airport  Europcar at Limoges Airport  Hertz at Limoges Airport and National/Citer at Limoges Airport.

Limoges Airport Arrivals

Being small, Limoges Airport is easy to get around.  You won’t find any flights of steps or long corridors to negotiate when tackling Limoges airport arrivals.

Descend the aircraft steps, walk across the tarmac and into the terminal – its as simple as that.  Your luggage won’t be far behind you as that doesn’t have far to go either. 

If you need a cash till you will find it behind the Flybe and Ryanair desks.  For live information on the progress of Limoges Airport Arrivals read our information page.

Limoges Airport Departures

As you enter the terminal building looking for Limoges airport departures you will see the check-in desks ahead of you.  After check-in don’t be in too much of a rush to go through to the Limoges airport departure lounge as there are no facilities in there apart from toilets and a vending machine. 

A second security arch has been installed to speed up the security checks.  Live flight information is available on our Limoges Airport Departures page.

Limoges Airport Taxis

The Limoges airport taxi rank is just outside the doors.  In the unlikely event that there are no Limoges airport taxis, the information desk will call one for you.  Alternatively, as this is a busy little airport, if you just wait, one will soon come.

It’s approximately a ten minute ride into Limoges.

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Limoges Airport Buses

The shuttle bus only runs from 15th June until 30th September. If you need to use public transport outside of these dates you will have to take a taxi to the bus station or the beautiful railway station in Limoges itself. 

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Limoges Airport Parking

There are two public cars parks when it comes to Limoges airport parking, with a total of 560 spaces.  P1 is nearer to the terminal (but not much) and is the first one you come to as you drive in.  Both Limoges airport parking options offer the first 30 minutes free and after that P2 is slightly cheaper but neither is particularly expensive.  P3 is the car park for hire cars.

Limoges Airport Bars and Restaurants

As with most small airports in France, your options for Limoges airport bars and restaurants are fairly limited.

There is a café on your right as you go in the main doors.  This sells hot and cold drinks along with a small range of quick snacks. In fine weather you can take your refreshment outside on the terrace.

For a greater choice of Limoges airport bars and restaurants go upstairs to the Restaurant Les Hélices.  Here you can get hot and cold drinks, a large range of snacks or a full meal.  You can even get an English breakfast.

Limoges Airport Shops

Limoges airport shops are located within the café on the ground floor.  Apart from newspapers they also sell magazines, cigarettes and sweets.  The new Limoges airport shop selling regional produce is outside next to the car hire building.

Limoges Weather

The weather at Limoges airport is often bright and sunny but at 400 metres is cooler than the coastal resorts. 

In summer, daytime temperatures reach the mid twenties and in winter it can often be below freezing.  Snow is rare but by no means unheard-of.  Rain can fall at any time as the moist winds off the Atlantic meet the higher ground.  Read our Limoges airport weather page for a look at the weather today and a ten day forecast.

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