Paris Orly Airport
Situated around 13 km (8.1 miles) to the south of Paris, Orly Airport is another international airport operating in Paris, comparatively smaller than Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Before Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport was built, it had served as Paris’s major airport. This airport mainly assists airlines flying to destinations in France and cities in Europe, Carribean, Southeast Asia, Middle East Africa and North America. In terms of overall passenger traffic, it ranks 2nd busiest airport in France, with more than 27 million travelers a year.
Sprawling over 15.3 sq km of area, Paris Orly Airport is solely under the operation and management of Aeroports de Paris. At present, the airport has three runways. More than 30 airlines use the airport and is the major hub for Air Caraibes, Transavia.com France, Vueling, Aigle Azur, Air France and Chalair Aviation.
Terminals- Orly Airport in Paris is designed with two terminals – South Terminal and West Terminal. South Terminal is used for international and charter carriers while West Terminal is mostly dedicated to domestic flights including Air France.
Orly Airport offers various services and amenities to its travelers. Facilities of duty free as well as luxury shopping, a wide selection of restaurants, lounges, free shuttle services between terminals, transportation service to the city and many are available at the airport.