Today 17 décembre 2018
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Key figures


Traffic : Historical results

In 2017, Caen-Carpiquet airport has registered 180 910 commercial passengers, which represents an increase of more than 30% in comparison  to 2016.

The number of passengers increased for all companies  :

·        HOP ! Air France : 97 790 passengers

·        Volotea : 64 381 passengers

·        Flybe : 12 821 passengers

·        Chalair : 1 679 passengers


Some other passengers complete the commercial flights : business, charters, transit.

Michel Collin, President of SAS Airport Caen Normandie, is enthusiastic about these very good results: "The airport of Caen-Carpiquet has never known such a traffic. This success is also linked to the dynamic economy of the urban community. "


Joël Bruneau, President of the Caen la Mer Urban Community, explains: "With more than 180,000 commercial passengers, (+ 30%) compared to last year. Caen thus confirms the relevance of this equipment that responds to a demand from economical market and its residents. "

Two new routes in 2018, from Caen :  

  • Marseille with 2 companies HOP ! & VOLOTEA

  • Dublin via London-Southend with FLYBE

The Caen-Lyon route operated 3 times a day by HOP! Air France saw its traffic increase by almost 5%.

The Caen-London/Southend  route, operated by Flybe from 4 to 6 flights a week, carried 12,821 passengers, 2% more than last year.

Chalair Aviation has carried 1,679 passengers to Bordeaux, Brest, Nantes and Pau.

The Caen-Ajaccio route, 4 to 5 flights per week and Caen-Bastia route, 3 to 4 flights per week, operated by Volotea, are the favorite routes for  the Norman passengers.

They have increased 22.48% and 78.76%. Volotea has also opened two routes to Toulouse and Figari.

The seasonal routes operated once a week to Nice and Figari by Hop! Air France, was a real success compared to the result of last year. Finally, the Caen-Toulouse route by Hop! Air France which began on the  22ND of December  looks promising.





Other commercial passengers

A decrease of 20% was registered compared to 2016. The fall in the number of passengers can be  explained by the decrease of the regional tourist visitors and by the impact of the Brexit.


A public service airport: health flights (organ transport) have increased by 20%.


Private passengers

A la carte service, discreet performance, the know-how of the airport of Caen-Carpiquet is appreciated by the private passengers and pilots from the whole world. In fact, 41,500 passengers were welcomed in 2017.



There are many reasons to use one of France’s most dynamic and streamlined regional airports. Here are just some of the main reasons summarized for you:

  • Geographic location: close to the regional capital city of Caen,
  • Flexible opening hours to handle flights,
  • Ability to adapt to the specific needs of airlines,
  • Mechanism to meet the constraints of companies (fast and personalized handling service)
  • A direct link to the Greater Caen area, to France, and to Europe, thanks to more than 40 destinations served by the hubs at Lyon,
  • The necessary tools for regional economic development as proved by the volume of business traffic,
  • An essential part of linking the health system at a regional level.


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