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Nice
Nice
Côte d'Azur
Côte d'Azur
Airport (French: Aéroport Nice
Nice
Côte d'Azur) (IATA: NCE, ICAO: LFMN) is an international airport located 3.2 NM (5.9 km; 3.7 mi) southwest[2] of Nice, in the Alpes-Maritimes
Alpes-Maritimes
départment of France. It is the third busiest airport in France
France
and serves as a focus city for Air France
Air France
and an operating base for easyJet. In 2017, it handled 13,304,782 passengers. 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. Due to its proximity to the Principality of Monaco, it also serves as the city-state's airport, with helicopter service linking the principality and airport.[4] Some airlines market Monaco as a destination via Nice
Nice
Airport.[5]

Contents

1 Facilities

1.1 Terminal 1 1.2 Terminal 2

2 Airlines and destinations

2.1 Passenger 2.2 Cargo

3 Statistics 4 Ground transportation 5 Accidents and incidents 6 References 7 External links

Facilities[edit]

Terminal 1

Terminal 2

Control tower

The airport with Nice
Nice
seen in the background

The airport covers an area of over 3.70 km2 (1.43 sq mi), with 2.70 km2 (1.04 sq mi) used by its two parallel runways and the two passenger terminals and freight terminal. The airport's theoretical capacity is 13 million annual passengers and 52 movements (26 landings) per hour. The two airport terminals are linked by courtesy shuttle buses that also connect the car parks with the terminals. Terminal 1[edit] Terminal 1 features 25 gates on a space of 52,000 m2 (560,000 sq ft). It features flights to domestic, Schengen and non-Schengen destinations and has a capacity of 4.5 million passengers per year. A business center is located at Terminal 1 containing eight rooms and a conference room with a capacity of 250 people. Terminal 2[edit] Terminal 2 is the newer and larger facility and has 29 gates on a space of 57,800 m2 (622,000 sq ft) and is also equipped to handle flights to all destinations. It has a capacity of 8.5 million passengers per year. Airlines and destinations[edit] Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations

Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens[6]

Aer Lingus Seasonal: Dublin

Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Saint Petersburg Seasonal: Moscow–Vnukovo[7]

Air Algérie Algiers, Constantine

airBaltic Seasonal: Riga

Air Canada Rouge Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau

Air Corsica Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi, Figari

Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly Seasonal: Athens, Beirut (resumes 23 July 2018), Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion[8]

Air Transat Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau

Alitalia Rome-Fiumicino

APG Airlines Bergamo[9]

Austrian Airlines Vienna

Belavia Minsk[10]

Blue Air Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca[11]

British Airways London–City, London–Gatwick, London–Heathrow Seasonal: London–Stansted,[12] Manchester[13]

Brussels Airlines Brussels

Chalair Aviation Limoges

Croatia Airlines Seasonal: Dubrovnik

Czech Airlines Prague

Delta Air Lines Seasonal: New York-JFK

easyJet Amsterdam,[14] Barcelona, Berlin–Schönefeld, Berlin-Tegel
Berlin-Tegel
(begins 4 July 2018), Bordeaux, Brussels, Faro,[15] Geneva, Lille, Lisbon, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Marrakech, Nantes, Naples, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly, Rome-Fiumicino, Tenerife-South (begins 5 September 2018), Toulouse, Venice, Zürich [16] Seasonal: Belfast-International, Biarritz (begins 25 June 2018), Bristol, Cagliari, Catania (begins 25 June 2018), Chania (begins 26 June 2018), Edinburgh, Hamburg, Mykonos, Newcastle upon Tyne, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Seville (begins 31 March 2018), Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion (begins 5 June 2018)

easyJet Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva

El Al Tel Aviv

Emirates Dubai-International

Eurowings Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart Seasonal: Berlin-Tegel, Hamburg, Munich, Vienna

Finnair Seasonal: Helsinki

Heli Air Monaco Monaco

HOP! Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Caen, Lille, Lyon, Metz/Nancy, Nantes, Rennes, Strasbourg Seasonal: Quimper (begins 23 June 2018)

Iberia Express Madrid

Iberia Regional Madrid Seasonal: Ibiza, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca

Israir Tel Aviv

Jet2.com Seasonal: Leeds/Bradford, London-Stansted
London-Stansted
(begins 4 May 2018), Manchester

KLM Amsterdam

LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw–Chopin

Lufthansa Frankfurt, Munich

Luxair Luxembourg

Meridiana Seasonal: Olbia

Middle East Airlines Seasonal: Beirut

Mistral Air Florence[17]

Monacair Monaco[18]

Norwegian Air Shuttle Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda Seasonal: Bergen, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Stavanger, Trondheim

Nordica Seasonal: Groningen (begins 16 June 2018),[19] Tallinn

Nouvelair Monastir, Tunis[20]

Primera Air Seasonal: Billund

Qatar Airways Doha[21]

Royal Air Maroc Casablanca

Ryanair Dublin, London-Stansted[22]

Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda Seasonal: Aarhus (begins 14 April 2018), Bergen, Gothenburg, Stavanger, Trondheim

Swiss International Air Lines Geneva, Zürich

TAP Air Portugal Lisbon

TAROM Bucharest

Transavia Amsterdam, Eindhoven

TUI fly Belgium Ostend/Bruges Seasonal: Charleroi

Tunisair Djerba, Monastir, Tunis

Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk

Twin Jet Milan–Malpensa

Ukraine International Airlines Seasonal: Kiev-Boryspil

Volotea Strasbourg Seasonal: Luxembourg, Malta (begins 26 April 2018), Palermo, Pau, Rennes, Split (begins 22 April 2018)[23]

Vueling Barcelona, Rome-Fiumicino

Wizz Air Bucharest, Budapest,[24] Sofia,Vilnius, Kaunas, Vienna (begins 22 February 2019),[25] Warsaw-Chopin[26]

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations

ASL Airlines France Marseille, Paris-Charles de Gaulle

DHL Aviation Malta, Marseille

FedEx Feeder Paris–Charles de Gaulle

Statistics[edit]

Passengers per Year

Year Passengers Change

Jan 2018 731,977 012.8%

2017 13,304,782 07.1%

2016 12,427,511 03.4%

2015 12,016,730 03.1%

2014 11,660,208 00.9%

2013 11,554,251 03.3%

2012 11,189,896 07.4%

2011 10,422,073 08.5%

2010 9,603,014 02.3%

2009 9,830,987 05.3%

Ground transportation[edit] The airport is located on the western end of the Promenade des Anglais. Buses go between the airport and the Gare de Nice-Ville railway station (route 99) and Nice-Riquier railway station (route 98). The train station Nice-Saint-Augustin is near the airport (15 minutes by foot). Currently under development is a second Tram line that will connect the Airport to the center of Nice
Nice
at Place Masséna.[27] Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 9 April 1949, SNCASE Languedoc
SNCASE Languedoc
P/7 F-BATU of Air France
Air France
overran the runway and was damaged beyond economic repair.[28] On 3 March 1952, SNCASE Languedoc
SNCASE Languedoc
P/7 F-BCUM of Air France
Air France
crashed shortly after take-off killing all 38 people on board. The cause of the accident was that the aileron controls had jammed. The aircraft was operating a domestic scheduled passenger flight from Nice
Nice
to Orly Airport, Paris.[29]

References[edit]

^ LFMN – NICE CÔTE D'AZUR. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 29 March 2018. ^ a b "EAD Basic". Ead.eurocontrol.int. Retrieved 25 May 2011.  ^ " Nice
Nice
Côte d'Azur
Côte d'Azur
Airport: 2015 airport statistics". Societe.Nice.Aeroport.fr. Retrieved 12 March 2016.  ^ "Airports Serving Monaco". Angloinfo Monaco. Angloinfo. Archived from the original on 7 August 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.  ^ "Route Map" in 1993, Trans World Airlines ^ "Book a flight". Aegean Airlines. Retrieved 30 October 2015.  ^ L, J (20 January 2016). "Rossiya Airlines Expands Moscow Vnukovo; Outlines Boeing 777 Operation in S16". Airline Route. Retrieved 20 January 2016.  ^ Liu, Jim (8 December 2017). " Air France
Air France
expands selected regional routes service in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 8 December 2017.  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 September 2016. Retrieved 15 September 2016.  ^ L, J (12 February 2014). " Belavia
Belavia
Adds Krasnodar and Nice
Nice
Service from late-April 2014". Airline Roites. Retrieved 12 February 2014.  ^ Blue Air
Blue Air
anunţă noi rute (in Romanian) ^ http://mediacentre.britishairways.com/pressrelease/details/86/2017-228/8195?ref=HeroStory ^ http://mediacentre.britishairways.com/pressrelease/details/86/2017-228/8195?ref=HeroStory ^ "easyJet announces six new routes from Amsterdam and strengthens its links between The Netherlands and the UK". EasyJet. 14 October 2014.  ^ http://www.easyjet.com/en/ ^ http://www.easyjet.com/en/ ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/272438/mistral-air-s17-new-routes-addition/ ^ http://www.air-journal.fr/2016-06-03-air-france-se-pose-a-monaco-5163961.html ^ http://newsroom.aviator.aero/nordica-to-launch-flights-between-groningen-and-nice-in-june/ ^ Lyon ^ http://saudigazette.com.sa/business/qatar-airways-set-direct-flights-nice/ ^ https://www.ryanair.com/ie/en/ ^ http://www.volotea.com ^ Wizz Air
Wizz Air
thrives in Hungary Archived 24 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine. ^ "Wien: Wizzair kündigt neun weitere Strecken an". austrianaviation.net. Retrieved 2 March 2018.  ^ https://wizzair.com/#/ ^ "Line 2 tram expected to be finished in 2017". Attika International. 20 March 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2014.  ^ "F-BATU Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 27 February 2014.  ^ "F-BCUM Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 

External links[edit] Media related to Nice
Nice
Côte d'Azur
Côte d'Azur
Airport at Wikimedia Commons

Aéroport Nice
Nice
Côte d'Azur
Côte d'Azur
(official site) Aéroport de Nice
Nice
Côte d'Azur
Côte d'Azur
(Union des Aéroports Français) (in French) Current weather for LFMN at NOAA/NWS Accident history for NCE at Aviation Safety Network Live Flight Information for NCE

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