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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.

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]

FacilitiesEdit

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 destinationsEdit

StatisticsEdit

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

 13,92 %

189 027

 46,79 %

222 522

 17,72 %

228 399

 2,64 %

333 929

 46,20 %

409 260

 30,06 %

530 432

 28,81 %

743 018

 40,08 %

792 611

 7,43 %

654 691

 -17,40 %

790 785

 20,79 %

791 564

 0,1 %

886 525

 12,00 %

892 974

 0,73 %

1 115 595

 24,93 %

Ground transportEdit

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.

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