Toulon-Hyeres Airport History
Toulon Hyeres Airport was firstly opened as naval aviation base in 1925.
In June 1966 civil aviation activity began with a Nord 262 twin propeller aircraft flying from Toulon to Lyon. Later the Caravelle (one of the world's first medium range jet airliners), the Tristar and other historic aircraft landed at this airport.
The airport is currently shared between civil and military aviation.
Toulon-Hyeres Airport Location
Toulon-Hyeres airport is situated near the city of Hyeres. The airport is located 10 minutes from the city of Toulon but is also less than a 30 minutes drive from the popular resort of Saint Tropez.
Helicopter transfers from Toulon-Hyeres are available to Cannes, Nice or Monaco.
Toulon-Hyeres Airport Facts
Call sign: LFTH/TLN
Lat: 43° 05' 50.00" N
Long: 006° 08' 46.00" E
Elevation: 13 ft
Runway distance available: 2120m (6955ft)
Toulon Hyeres airport has one FBO, including one exclusively VIP airport terminal. The airport also has the following facilities:
- Direct ramp access
- Spacious passenger facilities
- On-site customs and immigration clearance
- Access to nearby hotel facilities
- Fuelling services for aircraft
Toulon-Hyeres Airport on Film
Toulon-Hyeres Airport appears in the last scenes of the French movie “Vive la France” (2012), standing in for Figari-Sud Corse Airport.
Private jet charter availability at Toulon-Hyeres
Due to the presence of both military and civil aviation on this airport, the arrivals and departures are subject to slot availability.