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Cote D Azur Airport

Nice Côte d'Azur Airport
Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
Aerial view of the airport
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Aéroports de la Côte d'Azur (ACA)
Serves Nice - Monaco - Cannes - Antibes - St. Tropez
Location Nice
Elevation AMSL 12 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 43°39′55″N 007°12′54″E / 43.66528°N 7.215°E / 43.66528; 7.215 (Nice Côte d'Azur Airport)Coordinates: 43°39′55″N 007°12′54″E / 43.66528°N 7.215°E / 43.66528; 7.215 (Nice Côte d'Azur Airport)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04L/22R 2,570 8,432 bituminous concrete
04R/22L 2,960 9,711 Bituminous concrete
Number Length Surface
m ft
H1 29.25 96 Asphaltic concrete
H2 29.25 96 Asphaltic concrete
Statistics (2006/2007)
Movements 178,861
Passengers 10,385,000
Airport data from French AIP.
Statistics from official airport web site.

Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (French: Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur) (IATA: NCE, ICAO: LFMN) is an airport located 3.2 NM (5.9 km; 3.7 mi) southwest of Nice, in the Alpes-Maritimes department of France. The airport is positioned 7 km (4 mi) west of the city centre, and is the principal port of arrival for passengers to the Côte d'Azur. It is the third busiest airport in France after Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Orly Airport, both in Paris. It is located on the western end of the Promenade des Anglais, near l'Arénas and has two terminals. Due to its proximity to the Principality of Monaco, it also serves as that city-state's airport, with helicopter service linking the city and airport. Some airlines marketed Monaco as a destination via Nice Airport.

The Chamber of Commerce and the Nice Côte d'Azur industry operate the airport. The airport's director is Hervé de Place, director of the Côte d'Azur airports, which includes Côte d'Azur International Airport's cousin airport, Cannes-Mandelieu. In 2009, 9,830,987 passengers travelled through the airport .


The two airport terminals are linked by courtesy shuttle buses that also connect the car parks with the terminals. A business centre is located at Terminal 1 containing eight rooms and a conference room with a capacity of 250 people. There is 8 car parks, from kiss & fly to long term.


The airport covers an area of over 3.70 km (1.43 sq mi).

  • 2.70 km (1.04 sq mi) is used by two parallel runways
  • 1 km (0.39 sq mi) is used by the two passenger terminals and one freight terminal

Theoretical capacity:

  • 13 million passengers
  • 52 movements/hour (26 landings)

Terminal 1

  • 52,000 m (560,000 sq ft) : (National, Schengen and non-Schengen)
  • 25 gates
  • Capacity: 4.5 million passengers

Terminal 2

  • 57,800 m (622,000 sq ft) (National, Schengen and non-Schengen)
  • 27 gates
  • Capacity: 8.5 million passengers

Freight terminal

Capacity 30,000 metric tons/year

Terminals, airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations Terminal
Aer Lingus Cork [seasonal], Dublin 1
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo 2
Air Algérie Algiers, Constantine 2
AirBaltic Riga 1
Air Berlin Düsseldorf, Nuremberg [seasonal], Stuttgart [seasonal] 1
Air France Lyon, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly, Tunis 2
Air France operated by Brit Air Bordeaux, Brest, Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Limoges, Rennes, Strasbourg 2
Air France operated by CCM Airlines Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi, Figari, Toulouse 2
Air France operated by Régional Biarritz, Clermont-Ferrand, Lille, Lyon, Metz/Nancy, Nantes, Strasbourg 2
Air Transat Montréal-Trudeau [seasonal] 1
Alitalia Rome-Fiumicino 2
Alitalia operated by Air One Rome-Fiumicino 2
French Airlines operated by Tyrolean Airways Vienna 1
Baboo Athens, Geneva, Venice-Marco Polo 1
Blue1 Helsinki 1
Blu-express Rome-Fiumicino 1
Blue Air Bucharest-Baneasa 1
Bmibaby Birmingham, East Midlands [All Seasonal] 1
British Airways London-Heathrow 1
British Airways operated by BA CityFlyer London-City 1
Brussels Airlines Brussels 1
Cimber Sterling Billund, Copenhagen
City Airline Gothenburg-Landvetter 1
Delta Air Lines New York-JFK 2
EasyJet Belfast-International, Berlin-Schönefeld, Bristol, Brussels, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Lyon [begins 4 November], Newcastle upon Tyne, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly, Rome-Fiumicino 2
EasyJet operated by EasyJet Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva 2
Emirates Dubai 1
Estonian Air Tallinn [seasonal] 1
Flybe Jersey, Southampton [All Seasonal] 1
Finnair Helsinki 1
Germanwings Cologne/Bonn, Hanover 1
Heli Air Monaco Monaco 2
Iberia Airlines operated by Air Nostrum Barcelona, Madrid 1
InterSky Friedrichshafen 1
Israir Airlines Tel Aviv [seasonal] 1 Glasgow International [begins 1 April], Leeds/Bradford, Manchester 1
KLM Amsterdam 2
KLM operated by KLM Cityhopper Amsterdam 2
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw 1
Lufthansa Frankfurt 1
Lufthansa Regional operated by Augsburg Airways Munich 1
Lufthansa Regional operated by Eurowings Düsseldorf, Hamburg [seasonal] 1
Lufthansa Regional operated by Lufthansa CityLine Hamburg [seasonal], Munich 1
Luxair Luxembourg 1
Middle East Airlines Beirut [seasonal] 2
Norwegian Air Shuttle Bergen, Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stavanger, Stockholm-Arlanda, Trondheim 1
Niki Vienna 1
Qatar Airways Doha [begins 24 November] 1
Rossiya St Petersburg 1
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca, Marrakech 2
Ryanair Dublin [seasonal] 1
Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen [seasonal], Stockholm-Arlanda [seasonal] 1
Spanair Barcelona 1
Swiss International Air Lines Zürich 1
Swiss operated by Swiss European Air Lines Zürich 1
TACV Praia 1
TAP Portugal operated by Portugália Lisbon 1
TAROM Bucharest-Otopeni 2 Amsterdam, Rotterdam 1 Denmark Copenhagen [ends 31 October] 1
Tunisair Djerba, Monastir, Tunis 2
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk 1
Ukraine International Airlines Kiev-Boryspil 1
Welcome Air Innsbruck, Olbia 1

Cargo airlines

Airlines Destinations
DHL Aviation operated by Exin Marseille

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General Info
Country France
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 43.658411
43° 39' 30.28" N
Longitude 7.215872
007° 12' 57.14" E
Elevation 12 feet
4 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 000° E (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Near City Nice
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October

NICE TWR 118.7
NICE GND 121.775
(Preflight 121.7)
NICE APP 124.175
(125.575 DEP)

ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
04R/22L 9712 x 148 feet
2960 x 45 meters
04L/22R 8995 x 148 feet
2742 x 45 meters

Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME NIZ NICE 071X 112.4 6.9 NM 193.5
NDB LEZ NICE - 399 6.3 NM 229.7

Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)

FUEL Avbl 0400-2100Z++, OT O/R 45 min PN. (NC- A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 04R MEHT 66', PAPI Rwy 22L GS 3.5 MEHT 69', PAPI Rwy 04L MEHT 66', PAPI Rwy 22R GS 3.5 MEHT 69'.
MISC USN flt advsy should incl ALUSNA Paris as info addressee in order to provide contract svc to Navy users at arpt.
NS ABTMT See AP/2 Supplementary Arpt Info.

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