Beauvais airport description
Beauvais-Tillé Airport or Aéroport de Beauvais-Tillé (Aéroport de Paris-Beauvais-Tillé for commercial use only) (IATA: BVA, ICAO: LFOB) is a French airport, originally the small regional airport of the city of Beauvais. It is actually located in the community of Tillé, 3.5 km (2.2 mi) north northeast of Beauvais, a commune of the Oise département, and is 85 km (53 mi) north of Paris.
The airport has four gates and a snack bar and shopping area, both airside and in the publicly accessible area. The airport handled 2.6 million passengers in 2009. Despite its official name being Aéroport de Beauvais-Tillé and the airport being 3 times further from Paris than Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, low-cost airlines serving the airport advertise it as Paris-Beauvais.