Fès–Saïs Airport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Fes–Saïss Airport)
Jump to: navigation, search
Saïs Airport
Fès–Saïs Airport
مطار فاس سايس الدولي
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
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 (2015)
Passengers 886,525
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Saïs Airport or Fès–Saïs 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]

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]

Airlines Destinations
Air Arabia Maroc Amsterdam, Barcelona Bordeaux, Brussels, Montpellier, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Toulouse, London-Gatwick, Lyon, Marrakesh, Rome-Fiumicino, Strasbourg
Eurowings
operated by Germanwings
Düsseldorf (begins 4 November 2017)[4]
Royal Air Maroc Paris-Orly
Royal Air Maroc Express Casablanca
Ryanair Barcelona, Beauvais, Bergamo, Bremen (begins 2 November 2017), Charleroi, Dole, Eindhoven, Hahn, London-Stansted, Madrid, Marseille, Memmingen (begins 29 October 2017), Nantes, Nimes, Rome-Ciampino, Saint-Étienne, Seville (begins 29 October 2017), Toulouse, Weeze
Seasonal: Pisa
TAP Portugal Lisbon (begins 30 October 2017)
Transavia France Paris-Orly
TUI fly Belgium Charleroi
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona

Statistics[edit]

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
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 %

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. ^ "ONDA PDF-Document 2007–2008" (PDF). ONDA. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ https://www.eurowings.com/en/booking/new-routes.html

External links[edit]