Marrakech Menara Airport Guide (RAK)
Code: RAKNo. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +212
B.P. 13201, Marrakech, Morocco
Marrakech Menara Airport is located on the immediate outskirts of Marrakech, 6km (4 miles) to the southwest of the city centre.
080 1000 224 or (0524) 447 910.
From the city centre, drive down Avenue de la Menara and follow the signs to Marrakech Menara Airport, which is 6km (4 miles) away.
Bus: Bus 11 runs every 20-30 minutes to Jemaa el Fna in the medina (buses are infrequent on weekends). The bus stop is located 800m (0.5 miles) from the airport, and the one-way fare is around Dh20.
Taxi: There is a taxi rank outside the terminal with plenty of drivers touting for business (journey time: 15-20 minutes). Agree on a price (around Dh100) before setting off (a sign outside the terminal will show how much passengers should pay).
Both terminals have currency exchange offices, and there is an ATM in the arrival hall of Terminal 2.
Post services, telephones and fax machines are available. Wireless internet access is provided within the terminals.
There are several shops at Marrakech Menara Airport, including a florist, a gift shop selling local crafts items and duty-free shops selling tobacco, spirits, cosmetics, perfume and much more.
For queries about lost luggage or property, contact the airline office or the airport information desk.
There are no conference or business facilities at Marrakech Menara Airport, but internet access is available. Meeting facilities are available at several nearby hotels, including the Sofitel Marrakech Palais Imperial (tel: (0524) 425 600; www.sofitel.com).
There is one on-site car park at the airport. Located near the terminal building, it has 363 parking spaces.
Car hire companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt, as well as several local operators, are all represented at the airport.
There are no hotels at Marrakech Menara Airport but there is a very large selection of hotels in and around central Marrakech, about 15 minutes away. If travelling on a package, transfers will most likely be included in the deal. Our Marrakech Menara Airport guide includes the following hotels: