Flight Ops To Cote D’Azur


Flight Ops to Cote d’Azur

S.M. Junaid | - 04/30/2018
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Flight Ops to Cote d’Azur: It’s only a few weeks until the 2018 Cannes Film Festival gets underway from May 8-19 and the Monaco Grand Prix gets underway on May 27. Here are the details for the two gateways to the South of France and Monaco, Nice Cote d’Azur International and Cannes Mandelieu Airport. 

Nice Cote d’Azur International
  • Latitude/longitude: N43-39.9 / E007-12.9
  • Mag Var: 02E
  • Elevation: 12 ft / 4 m
  • Fuel: Jet A-1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT+1:00 uses DST
Operational Information
  • Overflight and landing permits are not required for private flights
  • Non-scheduled commercial flights require overflight and landing permits
  • An AOC/Airworthiness/Insurance certificates/General Declaration is needed
  • Slot approval must be requested in advance directly from airport slots coordinator
  • The normal online form is required for non-scheduled commercial chartered flight


  • Hotel Le Negresco
  • Boscolo Exedra
  • Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée
  • Hôtel La Pérouse
  • Hotel Westminster
  • Buses from Nice airport to Monaco depart every hour from 9am-9pm
  • Once on the road, the trip takes approximately 50 minutes
  • A one-way ticket costs 14.70 Euro and a round-trip costs about 23 Euro
  • If you prefer the train, catch the SNCF and head to Monte Carlo Station
  • From Nice Airport, Monte Carlo is about 20-30 minutes by rail
Cannes – Mandelieu Airport
  • Latitude/longitude: N43-32.8 / E006-57.3
  • Elevation: 14 ft / 4 m
  • Magnetic Variation: 02E
  • Fuel types: AVGAS / Jet A1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT+1:00 uses DST
Operational Information
  • Parking is available subject to slot approval
  • Customs and Immigration are at the FBO, to qualify for a tax refund, provide all tax receipts at least 48 hours prior to departure to claim
  • Airport hours Winter 0700-1900Z; Summer 0600Z-SS+30
  • Longest Runway: 5052 ft./1540 meters
  • Width 148 ft./45 meters
  • Compulsory handling all a/c up to 3.5 t & 24 hrs PNR
  • No Y flight plans permitted
  • Rwy 04/22: 2,493 x 98ft.
  • Hotel Mercure
  • Hotel Grill Campanile
  • Car Rental is available through Europcar
  • Limo and taxis are also available

For more information on the FI Monaco Grand Prix, click here 

For more on the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, click here 

For support with your Flight Ops to Cote d’Azur, contact UAS