History and traffic
Paris-Vatry Airport (XCR), or Châlons-Vatry Airport, is a regional airport located in the department of Marne (51), in the Grand Est region. Thanks to its runway of around 3,800 m, one of the longest runways in Europe, the airport is capable of accommodating on its platform all types of aircraft, including wide-body aircraft.
Built in 1953, it was initially used as a NATO air base before being dedicated exclusively to freight transport until 2010, the year of the start of passenger flights.
Paris-Vatry Airport currently hosts 6 flights per week to Portugal, Spain and Morocco. Passengers using this airport for their travels have the opportunity to benefit from the flexible services of the airport. The human-sized passenger terminal allows rapid processing of check-in, boarding and arrival of passengers.