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Airport Hours and Location
Paris -- Le Bourget Airport is open 24 hours a day. The airport is located about 7 miles (11 kilometers) northeast of Paris, within the communities of Le Bourget, Bonneuil-en-France, Dugny and Gonesse. The address is 93350 Le Bourget, France.
Private jets available for charter to and from Paris -- Le Bourget Airport include the King Air 350 turboprop, the Phenom 100 very light jet, the Citation CJ3 light jet, the Phenom 300 super-light jet, the Learjet 60 midsize jet, the Citation Sovereign super-midsize jet, and the Challenger 604 large jet.
Paris -- Le Bourget Airport is a civil airport with three bituminous concrete runways. The longest runway is 9,813 feet (2,991) long and 148 feet (45 meters) wide. The elevation of Paris -- Le Bourget Airport is 220 feet (61 meters).
Because of its sporadic passenger flights, Paris -- Le Bourget Airport lacks the amenities of a commercial service airport. Private jet charter flyers can, however, opt for vehicle-to-plane ramp access and luxury ground transportation services.
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In less than a decade, it will have been 100 years since the Paris Le Bourget Airport provided the landing strip for one of the most famous flights in history.
The Paris Le Bourget Airport is located 7 miles northeast of Paris and is home to the Paris Air Show. Picture Source
Charles Lindbergh, piloting the first plane to cross the Atlantic Ocean, touched down May 21, 1927, some 33 hours after taking off from New York’s Roosevelt Field. His feat was such an amazing accomplishment that more than 200,000 people gathered to watch him land.
He made his historic 3,610-mile flight two weeks after French pilots, Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli had taken off from Le Bourget headed for New York. However, their 11,000-pound biplane, “The White Bird,” which weighed twice as much as Lindbergh’s “Spirit of St. Louis,” never made it to New York. It went down somewhere in the Atlantic or perhaps even eastern Canada or the United States. It has never been found.
They “vanished like midnight ghosts,” Lindbergh said at the time.
Modern-day visitors to Paris Le Bourget Airport are greeted by a magnificent monument to the three famous flyers. Perched atop the memorial is the statue of a woman, looking upward, arms outstretched as if about to take flight. The inscription below reads, “À l’honneur de ceux qui tentèrent et de celui qui accomplit” - “In honor of those who tried, and the one who succeeded.”
The monument was dedicated May 9, 1928.
Where is Paris Le Bourget Airport?
The Paris Le Bourget Airport is located 7 miles northeast of Paris. It is a general aviation airport, used for business jets. Although it’s named for the city of Le Bourget, only a small portion of the airport is in that city. The rest of it is in the neighboring communities of Dugny, Bonneuil-en-France and Gonesse.
What is the airport code for Paris Le Bourget Airport?
Le Bourget Airport’s IATA code is LBG; its ICAO code is LFPB.
Where is the Paris Air Show held?
The Paris International Air Show is the largest and longest-running aerospace trade show in the world.
The biennial Paris Air Show is held at the Le Bourget Airport on odd calendar years. The 52nd Paris Air Show was held there in 2017.
The Paris International Air Show is the largest and longest-running aerospace trade show in the world.
The first Paris air show was held in 1909 at the Grand Palais. The show was a sellout with more than 100,000 visitors attending to see displays from 380 exhibitors. It was such a success that it was initially held annually.
The show is a place where military and civilian aircraft can be displayed for potential customers and sightseers.
The show is organized by the French aerospace industry, GIFAS, which reported the show is now attended by more than 360,000 visitors and journalists from 80 countries.
What is the name of the museum at Paris Le Bourget Airport?
The Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace, the French Museum of Air and Space, opened at Paris Le Bourget Airport in 1975. The airfield’s storied history and the museum’s large collection of aircraft - more than 400 - make it one of the world’s top aviation museums. Its exhibits range from the earliest airplanes to the Concorde. Space opened up for expansion when Le Bourget was closed to commercial traffic in 1977.
How old is the Paris Le Bourget Airport?
Paris Le Bourget Airport celebrated its 100th birthday in 2014.
Who was first to land at the Paris Le Bourget Airport?
Charles Lindbergh landed at Paris Le Bourget on his historic first solo transatlantic flight. Picture Source
Paris Le Bourget was created on October 9, 1914, when Captain Désiré Lucca was ordered by the military governor of Paris to find a place near Paris to be used against the Germans in World War I. He landed northeast of Paris on what would become the Le Bourget of today. The airport opened officially in 1919, eight years before it would provide a landing spot for Charles Lindbergh on his historic first solo transatlantic flight.
What is Hitler’s tie to Paris Le Bourget Airport?
Adolf Hitler landed at Paris Le Bourget Airport on June 25, 1940, for his first and only tour of Paris.
Who defected at Le Bourget Airport?
Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defected at Le Bourget Airport in 1961.
What is the history of operations at Paris Le Bourget Airport?
Le Bourget Airport, one of Europe’s leading business airports, was the first airport in Paris. It started commercial operations in 1919 and remained the only airport in Paris until 1932 when Orly Airport was built. The Charles de Gaulle Airport Airport, also called the Roissy Airport, opened in 1974. It is the largest and busiest airport in France. By 1980, Paris Le Bourget was closed to all international and regional traffic to handle business jets.
Who is Raymonde de Laroche?
Raymonde de Laroche became the first woman to make a solo flight in 1909. Picture Source
Raymonde de Laroche was a French woman, born in 1886, who became the first female to get a pilot’s license. The singer-actress-painter-sculptor was a feminist pioneer back before women could even vote. She wanted to fly and she convinced her husband, aviation pioneer Charles Voisin, to teach her. He let her take the controls and, in a biplane in 1909, she became the first woman to make a solo flight. A year later, she got her pilot’s license. A monument in her honor is located at the Paris Le Bourget Airport.
What are some things to see in Paris?
Must-visit Places in Paris. Picture Source
The Eiffel Tower: Built as a temporary structure to be the entrance for the 1889 World’s Fair, the Eiffel Tower has become one of the most recognizable architectural structures in the world. Named after the man who owned the construction company that built it, Gustave Eiffel, the 1,000 foot tall iron structure was built to honor the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. It took hundreds of workers two years to assemble the framework of the tower.
The Louvre: The museum was built in 1546 as a palace - and a place to house his art collection – by King Francis I in 1546. It opened as a museum in 1793. Today, it contains 11,000 years’ worth of artwork and artifacts. Among its most famous pieces are the Venus de Milo and Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.
Notre-Dame Cathedral: Check out the stained glass and the gargoyles at the famous Catholic cathedral built in the Middle Ages. Visitors can also climb the towers of the imposing Gothic structure to get a panoramic view of Paris.
The Musée de la Vie Romantique: You can learn about 19th century poets or just soak up the Paris that is portrayed in the movies, complete with tea and cake and pink roses. The former home of painter Ary Scheffer (1795-1858), which is located in the heart of Paris, is dedicated to early 19th century arts and literature. Bring a bottle of wine and have a picnic or relax in the glass house on the property.
Take a boat tour down the Seine River: This seems to be the one piece of advice for visitors that appears on virtually every list of Paris must-do’s. You’ll see a side of Paris you can’t see from anywhere else.
|Runway||Length (ft)||Width (ft)||Surface Type||Elevation (ft)|
FBOs at Le Bourget Airport, LFPB, LBG
|Signature Terminal 2||BATIMENT 410||(331) 416-1000|
|Aero Services Handling||(331) 483-8482|
|Jet Flight Services||(331) 483-8564|
|Universal Aviation||ALLEE DE BRUXELLE - HANGAR 3||(331) 483-9638|
|Leadair Unijet||(331) 483-9910|
|Dassault Falcon Service||53-55 Avenue de l`Europe, Aeroport du Bourget, Le Bourget, F-93352 CEDEX||+33 1 49 34 20 20|
|Euralair Airport Services Fbo||93350 AEROPROT LE BOURGET||(331) 493-6231|
|Signature Terminal 1||45 Avenue de l’Europe, Terminal 1, Zone Avation d’Affaires, Le Bourget , France 93350||+33 149 927 581||https://www.signatureflight.com/locations/LBG/t1|
|The Flying Group||AEROPORT DU BOURGET - BATIMENT 34||(331) 743-2522|
|Advanced Air Support||33-1-48358964|
|Landmark Aviation||85 ALLEE DE STOCKHOLM DE BOURGET PARIS 93350||33-1-49346231|
|Sky Valet||3 rue de Londres, 93350 Le Bourget, France||+33 1 4835 9797|
|Hanger H5||+33 (0)1 48 35 87 77|
|JETEX||Jetex Flight Support Paris Le Bourget, Terminal dAviation dAffaires 100 rue Henri Lossier Bât 34, Aeroport du Bourget, 93350 Le Bourget, France||+33 1 7437 2522||www.jetex.com/EN/Global-Network/Paris-France/|
|Signature Terminal 3||21 Avenue de l’Europe, Le Bourget, France 93350||+33 149 346 284|
|ASTONSKY||Aéroport du Bourget Rue de Prague Bonneuil En France, 95500||+33 1 84 87 03 00|
|Aston Jet||Paris – Le Bourget Airport Rue de Prague – Zone Aviateurs 95500 Bonneuil-en-France||33-1-84870300||https://www.astonsky.com/en|
METAR Weather Data
- Weather Sunny
- Observed 02:42 PM
- Temperature 22 °C, 72 °F
- Preticipation 0.0 mm
- Humidity 33%
- Pressure 1022 mb
- Cloud Cover 0%
- Visibility 9%
- Wind Speed: 13mph, 20km/h
- Wind Direction: 10°, N
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to stop for customs when I fly on a private jet?Passengers on all international private charter flights will have to stop at customs. In certain countries, you may have to go through customs at a specific port of entry; for example, you must stop in Tahiti to perform customs checks en route to Bora Bora. You’ll also need to stop at the first port of entry when entering the U.S. from Mexico.
How much rest does the crew need before they can depart again?Crew members are required to have a 10-hour rest period within each 24-hour cycle. The maximum duty day is 14 hours and must be followed by a 10-hour rest period at their hotel. When scheduling a flight, operators usually account for 12 hours of rest instead of 10. These extra two hours allow the crew time to get to their hotel, rest for the required time, and return to the airport.
How long does a fuel stop for a private jet flight take?The average fuel stop takes 45–60 minutes. To speed up fuel stops, the operator, or pilots may call ahead, so a fuel truck is waiting for the aircraft on arrival. For smaller jets, a fuel stop can take as little as 30 minutes.
Will my private jet charter use the same airport as a commercial airline?No. When you charter a private jet, you generally fly into a private airport. However, you could access the same airports as a commercial airline if you request to do so or if there are no private airport options. However, using a large mainstream airport like Los Angeles International or London Heathrow is often a bad choice for private jets, as flying to a smaller regional private airport is much faster and often makes for a more luxurious experience.
Is the age of an aircraft a safety factor?Aircraft age is not a safety factor. However, if the aircraft is older and hasn’t been refurbished properly, it may cause flyers some inconvenience, such as overheating, faulty air conditioning, or faulty plumbing in the lavatory.
How much luggage am I allowed to bring on a private jet?As a rule of thumb, each seat on a light or midsize jet equates to one passenger and one item of luggage. Each item of luggage is considered to be the standard 23 kilograms, or about 50 lbs. Large jets are designed for long-range trips, which typically involve longer stays, so you can carry more than one item of luggage per person.
Are there aircraft that are wheelchair accessible?There are many aircraft that are wheelchair accessible. Most of them are large jets or above and have a straight aisle. If the jet has a zigzag aisle – like the Falcon 900 – it will be difficult to maneuver the wheelchair onboard the aircraft. You’ll also need the right type of wheelchair; many motorized wheelchairs won’t fit and can’t be collapsed. If this is the case, you’ll need a smaller, temporary wheelchair. Some aircraft operators have smaller wheelchairs that can be used. Please speak with your Paramount private jet expert to review your aircraft options.
Can I fly with large sums of cash?Yes, you can. This is a common occurrence for many private jet clients. You can fly with up to $5 million in cash as long as you declare that cash when coming through customs. For domestic trips, there’s no limit and no need to declare it.
Which private jets come with flight attendants?In the United States, large jets and above are required to have flight attendants onboard; in Europe, flight attendants are used on midsize jets and above. Flight attendants require their own seats. Larger jets and above have a jump seat near the cockpit for the flight attendant to use, meaning the attendant generally stays out of the cabin.
Which airports offer ramp access, allowing the client to drive their car right up to their private jet?Private jet clients can often have a limo drive them right up to the private jet, or even drive their own car to the plane. That said, different airports have different policies, and some may not offer ramp access. Please speak with your Paramount Aviation Advisor to review your options for a given trip.
Do private jets come with Wi-Fi?Many private jets do have Wi-Fi, and it’s increasingly available free of charge on U.S. domestic flights. On international flights, prices range from $3.00-$8.50 USD per megabyte used. This means that opening up social media sites that are rich in images and videos could quickly cost you $20 – and downloading a feature-length movie could cost thousands!
When is on-demand private jet charter better than buying a block of hours?Private jet charter can be a lot cheaper than buying a block of hours for a one-way flight, as you can access floating fleets or an empty leg to reduce the cost. With a block of hours, the price covers a round trip. If you only fly one-way, you are effectively paying double.
What is a carbon-neutral flight?Every aircraft burns jet fuel and emits a certain amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. This can be offset via one of several carbon offset programs that allow private jet clients to purchase a certain number of carbon credits to offset the emissions from their flights. A carbon-neutral flight is one that offsets the carbon emissions it uses via a formal process.
Can I have a flexible departure time for my private jet flight?Yes, it is possible to have a flexible departure when flying privately. Operators typically offer a 30-minute to two-hour window, but you can request a longer window as long as it doesn’t interfere with the maximum crew duty day or their next scheduled flight. Please confirm with your Paramount Aviation Advisor at the time of booking your jet.
When should I hire a Boeing Business Jet?Boeing Business Jets (BBJs) have unique amenities that extend far beyond sheer size and are often equipped with 1-2 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms (one more of those bathrooms may even offer stand-up showers.) These airliner-based executive aircraft also feature tall or ‘stand-up’ cabins that are also longer and wider than more typical corporate aircraft.
How soon can I have a private jet ready from the time I call in the request?Generally speaking, with as little as 4 hours of notice. However, we have had wheels up in as little as 32 minutes from the time our client called us to book the flight and had them in the air. It depends on a few factors, such as how long it takes for the pilots to arrive at the airport (generally, there is a 2-hour call-out time for the pilots), and whether the aircraft is ready to go at the airport with no repositioning needed. Our Jet Card members enjoy faster booking since they have funds on account and can confirm a flight with a simple email.
Can I access my luggage while in flight?On most private jets, you will be able to access your luggage during the flight. That’s because luggage and passengers are situated on the same level. This is in contrast to commercial airlines, where checked luggage is stored in a cargo hold. On large private jets, luggage is often stored in a compartment behind the lavatory, which means easy access to your bags.
When are private jet charter landing and takeoff slots applicable?A landing or takeoff slot is simply a small window of time in which your aircraft is scheduled to fly in or out of the airport. You will need a landing and takeoff slot if you fly to a high-density airport in the United States or one that is hosting a special event with a significant number of aircraft arriving and departing. If you’re flying internationally, you will need a landing and takeoff slot for all major European cities. Please check with your Paramount Aviation Advisor at the time of booking for a specific route.
What kind of in-flight catering is available on a private jet?Other than the standard snacks and drinks, you can order local cuisine options for your catering on board. In short, anything that doesn’t need to be cooked can be ordered; hot food must be precooked and then warmed on board.
Can I bring pets with me on private jet flights?Of course! Just let us know in advance. The majority of the operators and aircraft owners allow pets onboard. In some cases, a small cleaning fee may apply. That said, there are specific requirements that must be met when traveling with your pet, including making sure that all documentation and vaccination records for your pet(s) are correct and up-to-date. Dogs and cats must also be at least eight weeks old and weaned when traveling within the U.S.