Paris Orly Airport, or Aéroport de Paris-Orly, is the airport that serves Paris, France. The airport is located seven cities within Essonne and Val-de-Marne, and serves as the hub for airlines such as Aigle Azur, Air France, and Transavia.com France. It serves as the focus city for Air Caraibes, Chalair Aviation, easyJet, Royal Air Maroc, as well as Vueling. Paris Orly Airport has three runways, two concrete and one bituminous concrete spanning lengths of approximately 2,400 to 3,650 metres, or 7,800 to 11,900 feet.
What to see & do
As the capital and most populated city in the country of France, Paris is located by the Seine River, along the north of the country. It is the centre of the Île-de-France region, also known as the région parisienne. Paris climate recorded an average high of 16.0 degrees Celsius or 60.8 degrees Fahrenheit, average low of 8.5 degrees Celsius, or 47.3 degrees Fahrenheit, with a daily mean of 12.5 degrees Celsius or 54.5 degrees Fahrenheit. The landmarks and destinations within the city include Arc de Triomphe, The Eiffel Tower, Pantheon, Grand Arche de la Défense, Sainte Chapelle, Notre Dame Cathedral, The Louvre, Rodin Museum, Picasso Museum, Père-Lachaise Cemetery, Opera Garnier, and Catacombs, among others.
How to get around
Transportation within Paris is via métro, bus, and taxi, among others. With its spectacular underground train system also referred to as the Métro, Paris can be explored with the 16 métro lines. The lines are named according to their terminal station names, by the end of the line; these lines are also colour-coded for easier travel. Buses are the transportation of choice when wanting to see more of the city; the Parisian bus system is tourist-friendly. Also to be taken is the Paris L'Opentour Bus, these are open-topped double decker buses that have headsets with the information of the attractions within Paris. The country’s taxi service is cheaper at night, when there is no heavy traffic. Since not a lot of taxicabs roam the roads of Paris, it is not recommended to take a taxi in the daytime. There are taxi stands around as well, these can be found near train stations, big hotels, hospitals, as well as major intersections, to name a few.
How to get there
Among the airlines that fly to and from Orly Airport, include Aigle Azur, Air Algérie, Air Berlin, Air Caraïbes, Air Corsica, Air Europa, Air France, Air France operated by HOP!, Air Malta, Air Méditerranée, Alitalia, British Airways, City Jet, CityJet operated by Stobart Air, Corsair International, Cubana de Aviación, easyJet, easyJet Switzerland, Flybe, Hex'Air, HOP!, HOP! operated by Chalair Aviation, Iberia, Iran Air, Jetairfly, Norwegian Air Shuttle, OpenSkies, Pegasus Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, SATA International, TAP Portugal, Transaero Airlines, Transavia.com France, Tunisair, Twin Jet, and Vueling, via destinations such as Algiers, Annaba, Batna, berline, Cayenne, Ajaccio, Madrid, Bordeaux, Biarritz, Malta, Oran, Milan, London, Cardiff, Dakar, Havana, Faro, Geneva, Southampton, Le Puy, Calvi, Tehran, Agadir, Copenhagen, New York, Newark, Istanbul, Fes, Funchal, Lisbon, Moscow, Ibiza, Tunis, Bergerac, and Bilbao, to name a few.
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