Mohammed V International Airport (IATA: CMN, ICAO: GMMN) (French: Aéroport international Mohammed V) is an international airport located in Nouasseur, a suburb 30 km south-east of Casablanca, in Morocco. It is the main hub for the national carrier Royal Air Maroc.
About the name: Casablanca Airport is named after the late Sultan Mohammed V of Morocco.
There are two operative terminals in Casablanca airport: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 3 is currently out of service:
– Terminal 1: It went under redevelopment works until 2017. Terminal 1 handles arrivals/departures from national and international flights. It has a new shopping mall. A processing area for arriving passengers has been added. It has 44 check-in counters and 28 gates.
– Terminal 2: Terminal 2 serves exclusively international flights. Most of the international flights served by Royal Air Marroc are operated from Terminal 2.
– Train: Casablanca Airport is served by ONCF public transport company, with a frequency of a train per hour. The station is located in the basement (arrivals) of Terminal 1. More info
– Bus: CTM provides service to/from the Casablanca Airport to other destinations. Royal Air Maroc and Air Arabia offers bus transfers as well to surroundings. More info
– Taxi: The taxi rank is located at Level 0 of Terminal 1. The taxi fare to Casablanca is approximately MAD 280 (USD 30.00). More info
– Car Rental: Casablanca Airport is well equipped with car rental counters within its facilities. Want to rent a car prior to your flight? Use our search engine, Check prices here
Airlines and destinations
Casablanca Airport serves as a hub for Royal Air Maroc, Air Arabia Maroc, Jetairfly and RAM Express.
There are more than 30 airlines with routes to/from the airport with nearly 100 destinations, being Paris, Jeddah, Agadir, Dubai, Marrakech the busiest routes.
Royal Air Maroc is the dominant airline in Casablanca Airport, serving more than 65% of seats. The busiest months in terms of passengers traffic are August and September.
The airport was buit during World War II by the United States and closed in 1945.
In the 1950s, Casablanca Mohammed V Airport was the site of a former USAF (United States Air Force) Air base known as Nouasseur Air Base. Even today, most locals still refer to the airport simply as “Nouasseur”, this comes from the name of the suburb where it is located. It was handed to Morocco after its independence in 1956.
ADDRESS: Casa-Oasis, Nouasseur, Casablanca,