Passenger health guide

Safety experience: protecting each other

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Our priority is to allow you to prepare your trip smoothly and safely, in the best possible conditions! 

Our teams at Lyon Airport have taken special measures* in response to the current health situation, and are fully committed to protecting the safety of every passenger.
Please get to know this passenger health guide and follow the rules.

*Bureau Veritas Certification in the scope of the implementation of sanitary measures in Lyon.

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1. Bring and wear your mask

2. Familiarise yourself with the health measures put in place by the airport

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We have opened 2 COVID-19 screening centres

Starting from November 7, 2 antigen screening centers have been opened at Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport: 

  • At the medical centre,  for  passengers arriving and departing from our airport. 
  • At Hall R of the airside zone of Terminal 2 for passengers arriving from countries at risk (red zone). 

  Find out more

Please note: many countries still only recognize the validity of RT-PCR tests for the admission of passengers from France.
To check the requirements of the country of arrival, Lyon Airport recommends that passengers check with their airline or consult the France diplomatie website.


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We provide you with hygiene equipment

You will find at the airport more than 45 hand disinfection points.

  • distribution of hydroalcoholic gel
  • spray disinfectant lotion
  • a solution at  all the areas of the airport
  • all our toilets are also equipped with contactless systems for washing and drying your hands

    You will also find hydroalcoholic gel and masks at the vending machines of the airport.
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We ask you to respect the rules of physical distancing

 The barrier gestures and hygiene measures  are essential for the safety of everyone. The markings ensuring physical distancing should be respected. Additionally, these measures are put into place in all areas of the airport.

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We have opened a medical assistance  information centre

This solution  MAIC, situated on the ground floor of Terminal 2, in the Central Point of the sanitary measures taken by the airport. It allows us to  offer you a variety of services:

  • sanitary & health information
  • temperature control
  • medical teleconsultations

We strengthen the disinfection of terminals

All high-contact areas are subject to intensified cleaning and disinfection, to better ensure your safety: 

  • counters (information, registration, boarding, border police, etc.)
  • stair railings
  • escalators and  travelators
  • elevator buttons
  • door handles
  • passenger seats
  • terminal parking collectors
  • parking lot entry / exit terminals
  • touch screens
  • security control bins and other furniture
  • luggage trolleys
  • toilets and sanitary equipments

3. Make the most of our contactless services

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Car park reservation

Park your car safely with electronic payment and license plate recognition.

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Fast-track service

Avoid queues and maintain a safe distance between yourself and other passengers.

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Automated border control

Enjoy a contactless border control experience by using the facial recognition PARAFE gates.

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Personalised Meet and Greet and assistance

An assistant will help you benefit from priority access and will help with administrative formalities.