Fes–Saïss Airport

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Saïss Airport
Fès–Saïss Airport
مطار فاس سايس الدولي
Fes–Saïss Airport in April 2016.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
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 886,525
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

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

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Arabia Maroc Montpellier, Toulouse[4]
Corendon Dutch Airlines Seasonal: Amsterdam
Jetairfly Charleroi
Royal Air Maroc Paris-Orly
Royal Air Maroc Express Casablanca
Ryanair Barcelona, Beauvais, Bergamo, Charleroi, Dole, Eindhoven, Hahn, London-Stansted, Madrid, Marseille, Nantes, Nimes, Pisa, Rome-Ciampino, Saint-Étienne, Toulouse (begins 1 November 2016),[5] Weeze
Transavia France Paris-Orly
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona

Statistics[edit]

2010[6]

  • 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[7]

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

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 Fes. Ticket costs 4 dirhams. 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. ^ a b "ONDA PDF-Document 2007–2008" (PDF). ONDA. 
  4. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/12/02/3o-feztls-s16/
  5. ^ "Ryanair Opens Toulouse Service from Nov 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  6. ^ Passenger statistics for December 2010 with year-totals 2009 and 2010, visited 25 April 2011
  7. ^ "ONDA PDF-Document" (PDF). ONDA. 

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