Bordeaux Airport , France
Car Hire Bordeaux Airport, France
It is an airport serving the French city of Bordeaux and is locally known as ‘Aeroport de Bordeaux- Merignac '. It is located in the town of Merignac , about 6 miles west of the city of Bordeaux . This airport was ranked 6 th among the airports in France for passenger handling and the volume of traffic with more than 3.5 million passengers.
To and from the airport
Regular bus operates to and from the airport. You can also find trains from the arrival hall to transport passengers to the city centre. Taxis can be found outside the airport. Also there are some firms through which you can hire cars for rent.
Several bars and restaurants can be seen at the airport. ATMs and bureaux de change are also accessible. Internet facilities can be found in Departures. Several shops can be seen in both terminals. You can also find a duty-free shop in the International Departure region of Terminus A. Facilities for the physically challenged travellers are also available at the airport. Wheelchairs are obtainable from individual airways but they have to be informed prior to travel. Elevators and toilets for disabled are situated throughout the airport.
This airport is used both for public and military purposes and was made in the year 1917. This airport has two major halls within a single terminal and a total of two active terminals. This airport owns its birth to military purposes and has been controlled by many countries in the past, most recently by the NATO forces. This airport is a bit far from the main city where you may find next connection for travel or accommodation with the only link to the main town through a coach company known as ‘ Jetbus ‘, this lack of public transport system can be a problem. But the French and local authorities are working on connecting this airport to the city through a dedicated tram link.
This airport handles appreciable amount of air traffic with hourly flights to Paris and connecting flights to all major European cities daily. More information can be found on the airport website: http://www.bordeaux.aeroport.fr/ , or through the phone no. 0033 05 56345050.
The airport address is:
Bordeaux airport, Cedex 40, 33700, Merignac , France .
Airport code: BOD.
With temperate to cool weather this airport is open at all times of the year and is very well maintained in terms of passenger amenities like e.g. there are banks, post office and ATM on the Departures terminals A & B, the airport has a no. of bars and restraints in both the terminals, also available are duty free shopping areas in the international departures section of terminal A. there are wheelchairs available for disabled people and even childcare facilities( Ph. 05 56929784) are available at terminal B.
There are 7 operating companies offering the facility of car hire atBordeaux airport . Care hires can be arranged in advance or on the spot at the respective parking areas which 4 and one are parking is reserved for car rentals/ for hire cars. There are around 50 taxis present anytime at the airport. Any assistance is available at the help desks in both the terminals (ph. 05 56345050).