Situated at 8km from Saint-Denis in the commune of Sainte-Marie, the Roland-Garros Airport is the La Réunion’s principle airport complex. Formerly known as ‘Gillot Airport’, Roland-Garros Airport handles roughly two million passengers a year. Roland-Garros Airport operates regular direct and transit flights to France, India, Thailand, South Africa, the Comores, the Seychelles, Madagascar and Mauritius. Covering 27 000 m², the single terminal building has 21 check-in desks and 6 fully air conditioned walkways. Roland-Garros Airport also has a private lounge for both private and business travellers, bus transfers operating 7 days a week, and an open air carpark with 800 spaces, situated just in front of the terminal.