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Casablanca Airport

Casablanca Mohammed V Airport (CMN)

Overview

The biggest airport in Morocco, Mohammed V International Airport (also known as Nouaceur Airport) is situated 19 miles (30km) outside of Casablanca. The facility serves more than seven million passengers each year, and is the hub for Morocco's flag carrier Royal Air Maroc, as well as Jet4you, Air Arabia Maroc and Regional Airlines.

Flights to Mohammed V International Airport come in from destinations all over the world, including New York, Montreal, Dubai, Cairo, Istanbul, Zurich, Lisbon, Amsterdam, Rome, Paris and London; however, there are currently no direct flights to Mohammed V International Airport from South America, Asia or Oceania.

The airport itself has a notorious reputation for slow-moving queues and unfriendly service, and most staff members speak only Arabic. Passengers should allow plenty of time for connections, and use that time to browse the shops and restaurants, or take advantage of the wifi available in the terminal.

Location

The airport is situated 16 miles (25km) south of Casablanca.

Getting to the city

Trains leave the airport for Casa-Voyageurs station every hour between 6:50am and 10:50pm, and cost MAD50; the trip takes roughly 35 minutes. Most hotels will arrange airport transfers, either complimentary or for a fee.

Time

GMT.

Contacts

Tel: +212 (0)2 253 9040.

Car rental

There are numerous car hire companies represented at the airport including Hertz, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, National, Sixt, and Europcar.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are freely available outside the airport terminal, operating 24 hours per day. Note that drivers are legally obligated to use their meters.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are connected by a free shuttle.

Facilities

The airport has shops, restaurants and bars, ATMs and currency exchange services and a post office. There is a Tourist Help desk, a VIP Lounge, business centre, car rental service and disabled facilities, although it is recommended that those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available at the airport starting from MAD5 per hour.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.onda.ma

Airlines

Flights to Mohammed V International Airport are available via Air Berlin, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Air France, bmi, easyJet, Egypt Air, Royal Air Maroc, Iberia, emirates, Jet4you, Lufthansa, Air Arabia Maroc, Qatar Airways, TAP Portugal, Regional Airlines, Tunisair and Turkish Airlines.

Internet

Wifi is available in Terminals 1 and 2.

Business Lounges

The airport has a business centre with limited facilities.


Casablanca Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.