Villefranche-sur-Saône : introduction
Are you planning to use a private jet charter service to travel to Villefranche-sur-Saône? For a weekend or a business trip, AEROAFFAIRES is your specialist in private jet charter, at the best rates.
Located in the commune of Frontenas, the Villefranche Tarare airfield is 10 km south-west of the town of Villefranche-sur-Saône and about 20 km north-west of Lyon. Villefranche Tarare airfield is the main airport in the Beaujolais region. It is dedicated to business aviation but also to leisure and tourism activities.
Thanks to its exceptional geographical location, you will enjoy a view of the surrounding vineyards from the moment you take off.
AEROAFFAIRES tells you everything you need to know about organising your flight from Villefranche Tarare.
History of the Villefranche Tarare airfield
- 1969: The local authorities and the General Directorate of Civil Aviation obtained a declaration of public utility on privately owned land.
- 1976: The CCI obtained the certificate of opening to air traffic
Thanks to the commitment of various pilots, company directors and CCI presidents, the airfield has grown over the years. Business aviation is booming there. Many companies in the Calado and Mâconnais regions find it interesting to have direct access to the major cities of France and Europe, and to neighbouring countries.
Today, the airfield has more than 70 aircraft based on the platform, with 23,000 movements in 2019, before the COVID-19 epidemic.
Location & access to the Villefranche Tarare airfield
- Address : 494 Av. Odette et Edouard Durand, 69620 Frontenas
- Coordinates: 45° 55′ 12″ North, 4° 38′ 06″ East
- Altitude : 328 m
- Access : Located 10 km south-west of Villefranche-sur-Saône and about 20 km north-west of Lyon, the Villefranche Tarare airfield is easy to reach.
It will take you an average of :
- 15 minutes from Villefranche-sur-Saône
- 25 minutes from Tarare
- 45 minutes from Lyon
- 45 minutes from Mâcon
AEROAFFAIRES is happy to reserve a chauffeur-driven vehicle for you. Whatever type of car you need (Mercedes S Class, VIANO, Limousine), its driver will be waiting for you on your arrival and will drive you to your meeting place, or will be at your disposal during your stay.
Practical information about the Villefranche Tarare airfield
The airfield has two runways running south-north:
- an asphalt runway 1040 metres long and 30 metres wide
- a grass runway 880 metres long and 80 metres wide, reserved for gliders.
The airfield is not controlled. Communications are self-informed on the 118.250 MHz frequency. It is approved with limitations for visual flight, night flight and instrument flight.
The coordinates of the Villefranche Tarare aerodrome
- Airport code : LFHV
- Latitude : N 45° 55′ 12”
- Longitude : E 004° 38′ 06”
- Altitude : 328 meters
Recommendations for the city of Villefranche-sur-Saône
Where to stay in Villefranche-sur-Saône?
AEROAFFAIRES recommends that you stay at the Ermitage & Spa, located in the exceptional setting of the Monts d’Or, 15 minutes from Lyon.
What to do in Villefranche-sur-Saône?
We recommend that you take a tour of the historic centre of Villefranche-sur-Saône by following the Hidden Treasures circuit. The 24 stages of the tour will tell you all the secrets of the town.
What could be better than visiting a winery in the Beaujolais region? Many vineyards are open to tourists to visit the estate and taste the new wines. The Domaine des Pampres d’Or, the Château de Pioncé or the Domaine de Hamet-Spay are all located in the vicinity of Villefranche-sur-Saône.
Example of prices for jet rental to Villefranche-sur-Saô
Paris – Villefranche-sur-Saône
- Aircraft : Light private jet
- Number of passengers : 4 to 7
- Flight duration : 55 min
- Estimated price: from €7,100
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