Situated at 5km from La Rochelle in Charente Maritime, La Rochelle-île de Ré Airport is the busiest airport complex in the Poitou-Charentes region. Able to handle more than 200,000 passengers a year, La Rochelle-île de Ré Airport operates numerous flights including charter flights to tourist destinations. Covering 1700 m², the complex has a single terminal building that can handle a maximum of 230,000 passengers per year. La Rochelle-île de Ré Airport has parking (unprotected) by the terminal building that can take up to 250 vehicles. In terms of services on offer, La Rochelle-île de Ré Airport has a shopping zone in the departure hall where passengers can purchase souvenirs and regional produce. There’s also a bar-restaurant in the main hall that serves traditional, regional dishes.