Paris–Le Bourget Airport

general aviation and former commercial airport serving Paris

Paris–Le Bourget Airport is an airport near Paris, France. It was the international airport for Paris before the building of Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport and Orly Airport. It is now an airport for all business class aircraft. The Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace (the French aviation and space museum) is there. The famous Paris Air Show happens here.

Paris–Le Bourget Airport

Aéroport de Paris-Le Bourget

Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) A-54
AerialviewLeBourgetOctober2016 edited.jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerGroupe ADP
OperatorParis Aéroport
ServesParis metropolitan area
LocationLe Bourget
Elevation AMSL220 ft / 67 m
Coordinates48°57′36″N 02°26′06″E / 48.96000°N 2.43500°E / 48.96000; 2.43500 (Paris - Le Bourget Airport)Coordinates: 48°57′36″N 02°26′06″E / 48.96000°N 2.43500°E / 48.96000; 2.43500 (Paris - Le Bourget Airport)
LBG is located in France
Location of Paris–Le Bourget Airport
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 2,665 8,743 Bituminous concrete
07/25 3,000 9,843 Bituminous concrete
09/27 1,845 6,053 Bituminous concrete
Statistics (2017)
Source: French AIP[1]
Paris-Le Bourget international airport.

On 14 April 2016, the Groupe ADP rolled out the Connect 2020 corporate strategy and the commercial brand Paris Aéroport was applied to all Parisian airports, including Le Bourget airport.

Le Bourget has been called "The Teterboro of Europe" because of role it plays in accepting all the business aviation flying into Paris, and the support base.


  1. LFPB – PARIS LE BOURGET. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 23 February 2023.
  2. "EAD Basic". Archived from the original on 23 August 2014. Retrieved 1 August 2009.