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Nice Cote d'Azur Airport

  • PAX: 14,485,420
  • IATA: NCE
  • ICAO: LFMN

About The Airport

THE 2nd BUSIEST AIRPORT IN FRANCE AFTER PARIS, with 14.5 Million passengers in 2019

In 2021, Nice airport reached 6.5 Million passengers due to the pandemic. Nice Airport traffic is projected to recover by 2024.

The network for summer 2022 is very positive: 107 destinations operated by 54 scheduled airlines to 39 different countries.

Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is a "Very International Platform": 65% of the passenger traffic is international.

After Paris, Nice Côte d'Azur airport proposes the largest long haul offer from France in terms of seats: 379,000 seats forecasted in summer 2022, with 6 long haul direct destinations operated by 9 scheduled carriers:

  • New York: Delta, La Compagnie and United Airlines
  • Montreal: Air Canada and Air Transat
  • Dubai:Emirates
  • Kuwait: Kuwait Airways
  • Bahrein: Gulf Air
  • Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways

Nice Côte d'Azur airport is a city airport: Nice city center is less than 30 min. away by tram!

THE WORLDFAMOUS CÔTE D'AZUR: in the heart of Southern Europe, Nice is the 5th biggest city in France with 345.500 inhabitants (Data : INSEE 2021). With almost 300 days of sunshine per year, the French Riviera attracts 11 million visitors per year and welcomes 200 international events per year (between 300.000 and 500.000 delegates) including the famous Cannes International Film Festival and the Monaco Grand Prix.

(Source: Regional Tourism Board, 2019, Maritimes Alps and Monaco) 

Facts and Figures

  • List of Top 5 Airlines: EasyJet, Air France (incl. HOP!), Air Corsica, Volotea, Lufthansa
  • Number of Serving Airlines: 46
  • Number of Direct Destinations: 89
  • Number of Terminals: 2
  • Number of Runways: 2
  • Length of Main Runway (m): 2,960
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 14.5 M (2019)
  • Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 5,083 tonnes
  • Ownership: Aéroports de la Côte d'Azur (ACA)
  • Operational Opening Hours: 24/7
  • Total Catchment Population: 11 million within 3h drive