Of the various airports in Paris, Orly Airport is one of the prominent ones. Tourism has fuelled the need of constructing more airports and thus one can see many airports scattered in various corners of France. The location of this airport is not completely in Orly but it is partly in Villeneuve-le-Roi, south of Paris. It welcomes a large number of tourists to Paris every day.
Orly Airport in Paris, France had the monopoly over the charming city of Paris before the construction of Charles-De-Gaulle Airport which is now the major airport of Paris. It still remains one of the busiest airports despite of the fact that lots of international flights have been shifted to Charles-De-Gaulle Airport. It caters to the flights that fly to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, and North America. The IATA code of the airport is ORY and ICAO code is LFPO. It is completely managed by the authority of Aéroports de Paris.
There are two terminals- the west and south. In the near future a tramway link is also going to come up. The Orly Airport is located at a height of 291 ft / 89 m above the mean sea level. The runway surface is made up of concrete asphalt. Major flights to Paris land and take off at this airport. Aerocondor, Air Algérie, Air Europa,Egyptair, Turkish Airlines are some of the flights that operate from the south terminal. Air France, CCM Airlines, TAP Portugal, Twin Jet are some of the airlines that operate from the west terminal.
The facilities for the passengers include: three branches of the HSBC bank, two bureau de change outlets operated by American Express and two pharmacies. There are several eateries that are available at the Orly Airport. Moreover the staff of the hotel is quite amicable and cooperative.
Orly Airport offers brilliant access to Paris and its many terrific attractions. Be sure to look out for the Moulin Rouge, the colorful Montmartre district, the Arc de Triomphe, the elegant Place de la Concorde, and the Disneyland Resort Park too.