About Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK)
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.
From the medina (the southern tip, near Jemaa 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.
Transfer between terminals:
The two terminals are housed within the same complex.
Marrakech Menara Airport is located on the immediate outskirts of Marrakech, 6km (4 miles) to the southwest of the city centre.
+212 52 444 7910
Public transport road:
Bus: Bus 19 (tel: +212 52 433 5270; www.alsa.ma) 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 - journey time into the city centre is about 30 minutes.
Taxi: There is a taxi rank outside the terminal with plenty of drivers touting for business; a table of fares is on the wall but expect to barter. The journey time to the medina downtown is roughly 15 minutes.
Both terminals have currency exchange offices, and there is an ATM in the arrival hall of Terminal 2.
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 (tel: +212 52 444 7910).
Among the airport's other facilities is a prayer room. Medical assistance is also available, with emergency unit on call 24/7.
Conference and business:
There are no conference or business facilities at Marrakech Menara Airport, but internet access is available; the Pearl Lounge offers VIP facilities, with office space and dining options. Meeting facilities are available at several nearby hotels, including the Sofitel Marrakech (tel: +212 524 425 600; www.sofitel.com).
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.
There is one on-site car park at the airport. Located near the terminal building, it has more than 1000 parking spaces.
International car hire companies: Budget, Europcar and Hertz, as well as several local operators, are all represented at the airport.