Fès–Saïs Airport

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Fès–Saïss Airport

مطار فاس سايس الدولي
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorONDA
ServesFez, Morocco
Elevation AMSL1,900 ft / 579 m
Coordinates33°55′38″N 004°58′41″W / 33.92722°N 4.97806°W / 33.92722; -4.97806
Map
FEZ is located in Morocco
FEZ
FEZ
Location of airport in Morocco
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 3,200 12,000 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers1,115,595
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Saïss Airport or Fès–Saïss Airport (Arabic: مطار فاس سايس الدولي‎) (IATA: FEZ, ICAO: GMFF) is an airport serving Fez,[1] the capital city of the Fès-Meknès region in Morocco. The airport was finally able to cross the million passengers mark in 2017[3] for the first time of its history by totalising 1,115,595 travelers.

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]

Maroc Telecom has a shop on the premises, to purchase a SIM card.

There is an ATM in the airport premises, on the far left of the airport (facing it from outside).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Arabia Maroc Agadir, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bordeaux, Brussels, Errachidia, London–Gatwick, Lyon, Marrakesh, Montpellier, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Rome–Fiumicino, Strasbourg, Toulouse
Royal Air MarocParis–Orly
Royal Air Maroc ExpressCasablanca
RyanairBarcelona, Beauvais, Bergamo, Bordeaux, Charleroi, Dole, Eindhoven, Hahn, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, London–Stansted, Madrid, Marseille, Nantes, Nimes, Seville, Toulouse, Treviso, Valencia, Weeze
Seasonal: Châlons-Vatry, Pisa
TAP Air Portugal Lisbon
Transavia France Paris–Orly
TUI fly BelgiumCharleroi
VuelingSeasonal: Barcelona

Statistics[edit]

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
128 778

Increase13,92 %

189 027

Increase46,79 %

222 522

Increase17,72 %

228 399

Increase2,64 %

333 929

Increase46,20 %

409 260

Increase30,06 %

530 432

Increase28,81 %

743 018

Increase40,08 %

792 611

Increase7,43 %

654 691

Decrease-17,40 %

790 785

Increase20,79 %

791 564

Increase0,1 %

886 525

Increase12,00 %

892 974

Increase0,73 %

1 115 595

Increase24,93 %

Ground transport[edit]

The airport Fez Saiss is located about 13 km from the city center of Fez. The bus (number 16) offers regular trips between the airport and the bus and train stations of Fez. The trip takes 40 mins from the airport to the central train station. Taxis are available for hire 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 October 2006).
  3. ^ http://www.onda.ma/content/download/9803/88734/version/1/fichier/CP+trafic+ann%C3%A9e+2017.pdf

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