General information Réunion Roland Garros Airport

Réunion Roland Garros Airport belongs to the French island of Réunion which is located in the Indian Ocean to the east of Madagascar. Réunion Roland Garros Airport welcomes more than two million passengers every year who fly to numerous destinations all over the world. The airport therefore offers numerous international flights. Among others, Air France and Corsair fly to and from Réunion Roland Garros Airport. The offer of flights is modest and it is therefore a relatively small airport.

Airlines and destinations

To and from Réunion Roland Garros Airport you can use airlines such as Air France and Corsair. These airlines take you to Paris Orly Airport. With Air Madagascar you can reach all kinds of destinations in this neighboring island. But most flights are offered by the airline Air Austral, which also has its base at Réunion Roland Garros Airport. With this airline you fly from the island to Marseille and Paris, but also to Mauritius, Chennai, Antananarivo and Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi.

With Réunion Roland Garros Airport you have in the first place a good connection between Paris and Réunion. In addition, from the island and via Réunion Roland Garros Airport you can also go to all kinds of other international destinations. The connections can be used all year round, but are most popular in high season.

Native name: Aéroport de la Réunion Roland Garros
Also known as: Gillot Airport
Adress: 74 Avenue Roland Garros, Sainte-Marie 97438, Réunion, France
Passengers: 2.49m (2019)


The centre of Saint-Denis, the capital of the island, is just a 15-minute drive from Réunion Roland Garros Airport. The airport is easily accessible by car via the cities N2, N102 and N6. You can also choose to take the bus to the city center. This will cost you €2 and the ride takes 15 to 25 minutes. Another possibility is to rent a taxi. Booking a taxi in advance will save you time and money.

Réunion Roland Garros Airport Parking

There are no parking facilities at Réunion Roland Garros Airport. So you can’t leave your car parked for a longer period of time when you take a flight from the island. However, it is possible to come to Reunion Roland Garros Airport by car to pick someone up or drop them off. Furthermore, the bus is a good means of transport that you can use.


Réunion Roland Garros Airport is a small airport with few luxurious facilities. The main purpose of the airport is to create a connection between the island and the French mainland. The fact that you cannot park at the airport is a disadvantage. On the other hand, the bus is also a great way to get to Roland Garros Airport.

Car rental

You arrive at Réunion Roland Garros Airport, you need a car rental: 


Book a hotel near the airport or one for your stay:

Book a taxi

Book a taxi at Réunion Roland Garros Airport. It is about 9 km (15 min.) to the city centre of Saint-Denis. A normal price for a taxi is around € 25.