Holidaymakers after a fun-filled, but relaxing, holiday in the sun generally choose to fly to an Island paradise like Reunion. Roland Garros Airport is the gateway to the idyllic beaches of Reunion and serves close to two million passengers each year.
Flights to Reunion can only be booked from a handful of cities including Sydney, Bangkok, Paris, Johannesburg, Paris, Antananarivo, Mauritius and Marseille. The airport is just 3.8 miles (7km) from Saint-Denis on the island of Reunion. Facilities at the airport are rather basic, but the staff are friendly, warm and welcoming.
Roland-Garros Airport is located approximately five miles (8km) east of Saint-Denis.
Getting to the city
Taxis are available from the airport, as is an airport bus to and from Saint-Denis that operated daily. The trip is 20 minutes and the fare is approximately €5.
Tel: +262 488 068.
Car rental companies at the airport include Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Budget and Avis.
The airport has a snack bar, restaurants, ATMs, a bookshop, cell phone rental shop, boutiques, a restaurant, post office, a children's play area, a bank and a bureau de change.
Parking charges start at €1.50 for the first hour and €2 per half hour thereafter. After three hours rates drop to €3 per hour and the daily maximum is €35.
Airlines offering flights to Roland Garros Airport include Air Austral, Air France, Air Madagascar, Air Mauritius, Corsairfly, and Interair South Africa.
Free Wi-Fi available in the terminal on the 'Aeroport.ZotSpot.Re' network, but you need a cell phone to register.
Meeting facilities are available at the airport, as are photocopying services.
Reunion Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.