Lyon-Saint Exepury Airport – LYS France
Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport is an international airport catering the greater area of Lyon, France. It was inaugurated by President Valery Giscard d’Estaing on April 12, 1975 and is considered the most important aviation facility for the whole Aubergne-Rhone Region. It was initially called Lyon Satolas Airport and was renamed as Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport in honour of Antonine de Saint-Exupery, the pioneer of Lyonnais aviation in the celebration of the 100 years of his birth. As of 2013, the airport has catered nearly eight million domestic and international passengers, and has an air freight of 44, 820 tonnes.
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Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport features 2 passengers’ terminals that are connected to the central building with a foot bridge leading to the Gare de Lyon Saint-Exupery railway station and Rhoneexpress terminals. Terminal 1 has two parts the old-storey building and the newly additional circular building that was opened in June 2018. Terminal 2 on the hand contains check-in with boarding areas on the upper arrival facilities. It also has two concrete runways, cargo facilities and with 16,000 car park slots that are located underground (P2 and P3) and long-stay park (P4 & P5) near the terminals. Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport also serves the surrounding cities of France including Genas, Meyzieu, Decines-charpieu and Lacenas.
On this page it is easy to search for Lyon, France airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Lyon, France (LYS-Saint-Exupery) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the LYS airport.
Most of these LYS
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Lyon, France
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the LYS airport are Jean Moulin University, Bellecour Square, and Interpol Headquarters.
Map of Lyon, France Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Lyon, France (LYS-Saint-Exupery)
If you planning to travel to Lyon, France (LYS-Saint-Exupery), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 7:09 AM.
The temperature feels like 51.45 with a humidity level of 85 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 98 percent with visibility at 13 percent.
Today’s UV index is 1, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling south at a speed of 10 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 3:56 PM.
Fahrenheit / Celsius
Light shower rain
What are the most common amenities for Lyon, France LYS airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free LYS airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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