Henri Giraud airport

 

Hentri Giraud airport has a concrete runway at summer time. It's covered by snow on winter and used with skis

Mousquetaire on Huez plateform

Henri Giraud was chief pilot at aéroclub du Dauphiné. He was a pioneer of mountain flying. He was the first pilot landing at the top of MontBlanc, the first landing at top of Mont Aiguille, etc.. 

Some web links to learn more:

History of the airport

Vidéo: Flight training with Henri giraudin memoriam Henri Giraud

Vidéo: Henri Giraud landing on Mont Aiguille

To see the approach chart: click here