Marrakech Menara Airport Guide (RAK)

Airport info
Code: RAK
Address:
B.P. 13201, Marrakech, Morocco
Location:

Marrakech Menara Airport is located on the immediate outskirts of Marrakech, 6km (4 miles) to the southwest of the city centre.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +212
Telephone:
080 1000 224 or (0524) 447 910.
Timezone: GMT ++00:00

Marrakech Menara Airport is the main airport serving the popular destination of Marrakech in northwest Morocco. Our Marrakech Menara Airport guide provides essential information on airport transport, details of airport facilities, and contact details.

Information

A tourist information counter is available within the international area.

Website
www.onda.ma
Driving directions

From the city centre, drive down Avenue de la Menara and follow the signs to Marrakech Menara Airport, which is 6km (4 miles) away.

Public Transport

Public transport road

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).

Terminal facilities

Money

Both terminals have currency exchange offices, and there is an ATM in the arrival hall of Terminal 2.

Communication

Post services, telephones and fax machines are available. Wireless internet access is provided within the terminals.

Food

Marrakech Menara Airport has a restaurant and café as well as several snack outlets and bars.

Shopping

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.

Luggage

For queries about lost luggage or property, contact the airline office or the airport information desk.

Other

Among the airport’s other facilities is a prayer room. Medical assistance is also available.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

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).

Disabled facilities

Facilities for the disabled at the airport are basic. Travellers requiring assistance should contact their airline prior to travelling.

Car parking

There is one on-site car park at the airport. Located near the terminal building, it has 363 parking spaces.

Car rental

Car hire companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt, as well as several local operators, are all represented at the airport.

Hotels

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:

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Sofitel Marrakech Lounge and Spa

(0524) 425 600.

A short walk from Jemaa el Fna square, Sofitel Marrakech Lounge and Spa is located 10-15 minutes from Marrakech Menara Airport. The hotel has a range of dining options, conference facilities as well as spa and fitness services.

Rue Harroun Errachid , Quartier de l'hivernage, 40000 , Marrakech, Morocco

Riad Kniza

(0524) 376 942.

The 18th-century Riad Kniza is located 10-15 minutes from Marrakech Menara Airport. The hotel offers a range of dining options, focusing on traditional Moroccan cuisine, and spa treatments.

34 Derb l'Hotel, Bab Doukala, Marrakech, Morocco

Four Seasons Resort

(0524) 359 200.

Linked to the airport (which is 10 minutes away) by a shuttle service, this luxury resort offers a range of swimming pools and dining options, as well as a spa, fitness centre and meeting space/business centre. A selection of rooms, suites and apartments is available.

1 Boulevard de la Menara, 40000, Marrakech, Morocco

Kenzi Farah

(0524) 447 400.

Just 10-15 minutes from Marrakech Menara Airport, Kenzi Farah has a range of fitness and sports facilities including a swimming pool and tennis court. Other facilities include a restaurant, currency exchange services and meeting rooms.

Résidences Hivernage, Avenue Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco

Ibis Marrakech Palmeraie

(0525) 072 533.

The 3-star Ibis Marrakech Palmeraie is located 10-15 minutes from Marrakech Menara Airport. The hotel offers Wi-Fi internet access, parking and an on-site restaurant and bar.

Avenue Abdelkrim Khattabi Route de Casablanca , 40000, Marrakech, Morocco

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