Mohammed V International Airport (Casablanca)
The airport is located 19 miles south of Casablanca.
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Mohammed V International Airport (CMN) is located 19 miles (30km) outside of Casablanca. The airport is the former site of a USAF Air Force base, and many locals still refer to it by that name: Nouasseur.
Processing more than 7 million passengers each year, flights to Mohammed V International Airport come from a number of destinations, including London, New York, Dubai, Cairo, Rome, Paris, Amsterdam, Montreal, Lisbon, Zurich, Istanbul, Brussels and Madrid. There are a few domestic routes within Morocco as well, however there are no direct flights to Mohammed V International Airport from Asia, Australia, or South America.
Make sure you pack a lot of patience, as the service at this airport is notoriously slow and unfriendly. The busiest airport in Morocco, the queues can be long and slow-moving, and many of the employees speak only Arabic.
The terminals are close together, and you can walk easily from one to the other.
Getting into Town
Train: There is a train station on level -1 of Terminal 1, near the arrivals area. Trains run to and from the airport every hour between 6:30am and 11pm. The trip to downtown Casablanca takes about 30-45 minutes and costs MAD 350(second class) or MAD 500 (first class). The train looks dilapidated but functions efficiently.
Bus: The CTM bus runs from just outside the terminal to the center of town every hour or so – the trip takes 45 minutes and costs MAD 200.
Taxi: There are taxis available into town from the arrivals area on level 0, and the standard fare is about MAD 200.
There is short- and long-term parking available at the airport. Airport parking is MAD 5 for the first hour, MAD 8 for two hours, MAD 10 for three hours, MAD 12 for four hours, and MAD 15 for five hours.
There is an information desk in each terminal.
Money and communications: The airport offers facilities like a bank, foreign exchange office, and post office.
Luggage: Lost-luggage queries are handled by individual airlines.
Conference and business: There is a business center in the airport with limited facilities.
Other facilities: The airport has many services and facilities, including a VIP lounge, pharmacy, travel agent, tourist information, first-aid station, and disabled access facilities.
Wi-Fi: There is Wi-Fi available in both passenger terminals.
Shopping: There are a few souvenir shops, newsagents and duty-free stores available, although the airport is far from a shopper’s paradise.
Food and drink: There are a few restaurants, cafeterias, and bars in the airport. These include both Western-style eateries and fast-food joints, as well as a few restaurants serving local Moroccan food.