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.