Once referred to as Château Bougon International Airport, the Nantes-Atlantique Airport is France’s tenth busiest airport complex in terms of passenger numbers. Situated 10km to the south west of Nantes, Nantes-Atlantique Airport comprises of one terminal building spread across 43,512 m² and divided into 4 halls. Nantes-Atlantique Airport operates a large number of regular flights to Europe, Africa, America and the Caribbean. Able to accommodate 3.5 million passengers a year, Nantes-Atlantique Airport currently handles well over 3 million passengers. Amenities on offer in the complex include parking for 7,000 cars, as well as a large passenger drop off area close to the terminal building. The airport has a welcome service to business travellers and the terminal houses several bars and restaurants. Nantes-Atlantique Airport also has Duty Free shopping in the departure lounge, allowing passengers to pick up last minute bargains.