Fes–Saïss Airport

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Saïss Airport
Fes-Saïss Airport
مطار فاس سايس الدولي
Fes-Saiss Airport.JPG
IATA: FEZICAO: GMFF
FEZ is located in Morocco
FEZ
FEZ
Location of airport in Morocco
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator ONDA
Serves Fes, Morocco
Elevation AMSL 1,900 ft / 579 m
Coordinates 33°55′38″N 004°58′41″W / 33.92722°N 4.97806°W / 33.92722; -4.97806
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 3,200 12,000 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Saïss Airport or Fes–Saïss Airport (Arabic: مطار فاس سايس الدولي‎) (IATA: FEZICAO: GMFF) is an airport serving Fes,[1] the capital city of the Fès-Boulemane region in Morocco.

The airport handled nearly 500,000 passengers in 2008.[3]

Facilities[edit]

The airport is at an elevation of 1,900 feet (579 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,200 by 45 metres (10,499 ft × 148 ft).[1]

VIP Service[edit]

Fes–Saïss is one of the six airports in Morocco where ONDA offers its special VIP service Salon Convives de Marque.[4]

Traffic[edit]

2010[5]

  • Passengers: 743,018 (+40.00%)

2008[3]

  • Aircraft Movements: 4,796 (+10.48%)
  • Passengers: 409,260 (+22.56%)
  • Cargo (tons): 555.39 (+38.72%)

2007[6]

  • Aircraft movements: 4,341
  • Passengers: 333,929
  • Cargo (tons): 400.38

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Arabia Maroc Montpellier
Jetairfly Brussels, Charleroi
Royal Air Maroc Paris-Orly
Royal Air Maroc Express Casablanca
Ryanair Barcelona, Bergamo, Charleroi, Eindhoven, Hahn, Nimes, London-Stansted, Marseille, Pisa, Rome-Ciampino, Weeze
Seasonal: Beauvais, Girona, Lille, Nantes, Saint-Étienne
Vueling Barcelona

Connection to City[edit]

The airport Fez Saiss located about 13 km from the city center of Fez.

Bus[edit]

The bus (number 16) offers regular trips between the airport and the bus and train stations of Fes. Ticket costs 3 dirhams.

Taxi[edit]

The taxis waiting right at the exit of the passenger terminal. Prices towards the city vary, but often cost more than 150 dirhams.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for GMFF from DAFIF (updated 25 April 2011)
  2. ^ Airport information for FEZ at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ a b "ONDA PDF-Document 2007–2008" (PDF). ONDA. 
  4. ^ ONDA website on the VIP service, visited 17 March 2012
  5. ^ Passenger statistics for December 2010 with year-totals 2009 and 2010, visited 25 April 2011
  6. ^ "ONDA PDF-Document" (PDF). ONDA. 

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