Marrakech Menara Airport Guide (RAK)

Airport info
Code: RAK
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.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +212
+212 801 000 224.
Timezone: GMT ++00:00

Marrakech Menara Airport is the main airport serving the popular tourist destination of Marrakech in central Morocco. Our Marrakech Menara Airport guide provides essential information on airport transport, terminal facilities and nearby accommodation.


A tourist information counter is available within the international area.

Driving directions

From the Medina (the southern tip, near Jamaa el Fna), head south down Rue Ibn Khaldoun. Take a right at the end of the road and then turn left at the first roundabout onto Boulevard Al Yarmouk. From here, take the first right onto Avenue Guemassa, which leads directly to the airport.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus:Bus 19 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 Dh30.

Taxi:There is a taxi rank outside the terminal with plenty of drivers touting for business (journey time: 15 minutes). Expect to barter for a good fee, most drivers will ask for around Dh100 (and claim it is a fixed price!), but some will go down to Dh50.

Terminal facilities


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


Paid-for Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Marrakech Menara Airport (via subscription, debit card or vouchers sold by on-site businesses). Post services, telephones and fax machines are also available.


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


There are several shops at Marrakech Menara Airport, including a florist, a gift shop selling local craft 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.


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: +212 524 425 600;

Disabled facilities

Facilities at the airport for passengers in wheelchairs are basic, but the terminal complex is accessible, with ramps and lifts connecting floors. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking

There is one on-site car park at the airport. Located near the terminal building, it has more than 200 parking spaces for guests.

Car rental

International car hire companies: Budget, Europcar and Hertz, as well as several local operators, are all represented at the airport.


There are no hotels on-site 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, airport transfers will most likely be included in the deal.

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Riad Kniza

+212 524 376 942.

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

Sofitel Marrakech Lounge and Spa

+212 524 425 600.

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 and conference facilities as well as spa and fitness services.

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

Kenzi Farah

+212 524 447 400.

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.

Avenue du Président Kennedy, Marrakech, Morocco

Ibis Marrakech Palmeraie

+212 525 072 533.

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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