Reduction in customs presence at French airfields

There has been large-scale reduction of Customs presence at French airfields - which therefore cannot be flown to direct from the UK - which is not party to the Schengen Agreement.

There has been large-scale reduction of Customs presence at French airfields - which therefore cannot be flown to direct from the UK - which is not party to the Schengen Agreement. The following airfields had their Customs facilities removed in December 2011, and we understand that the service is not available even with prior notice:

   Albi-le S�questre    Bourges   Cahors-Lalbenque   Castres-Mazamet    Courcheval   Dieppe-st-aubin   Gap-Tallard   Granville   Meaux-Esbly   Megeve   Morlaix-Ploujean    Nancy-Essen    Pontarlier   Pontoise-Cormeilles-en-Vexin   Quimper-Plughaffen    Reims-Champagne    Roanne-Renaison    Saint-Yan   Toussus-le-Noble    Valenciennes-Denaine    Vesoul-Frotey   Valence-Chabeuil

These airfields are listed as due to have their Customs facilities removed by summer 2012:

   Abbeville   Agen-La Garenne    Amiens-Glisy    Annemasse   Auxerre-Branches    Besan�on-la V�ze    Calais-Dunkerque    Colmar-Houssen   �pinal-Mirecourt   Montb�liard-Courcelles    Lannion   Laval-Entrammes   Le Castellet    Nevers-Fourchambault   Orleans-St Denis-l’Hotel   Rouen-Vall�e de Seine    Vichy-Charmeil

If you’re heading for France, be sure to check before departure that your destination can offer Customs clearance.

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