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Flight Operations To Marrakech Ménara International Airport

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Flight Operations to Marrakech Ménara International Airport

Jimmy Gadallah | - 04/18/2016
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Are you familiar with operational regulations at Marrakech Ménara International Airport? Are you aware of the restrictions during the Marrakech Air Show?

On Wednesday, April 27, the fifth Marrakech Air Show gets underway. The event will showcase over 200 international exhibitors and is expected to welcome around 15,000 visitors over three days. Since its inception, the event has proved a great opportunity for aerospace stakeholders to increase their business network.

Here is the information you need when flying into Marrakech.

Airport

Marrakech Ménara International Airport

  • IATA Code: RAK
  • ICAO Code: GMMX
  • Longitude / Latitude: 31°36’31″N 008°02’27″W Intersection TWY T and TWY M4
  • Elevation: 471m (1545 FT) / 38°C
  • Magnetic variation: 2°W (2015) / 7′ E
  • Fuel types: Jet A1
  • Landing and overflight permissions are not required for private flights
  • Non-scheduled commercial flights require landing permits

Parking

Airport slots are required and should be coordinated through your third party service provider.

Import

Any currency valued at 10,000 Euros or over must be declared at arrival.

Airport Embarkation Tax

  • 93,00 Mad for international passengers
  • 44,40 Mad for national passengers

Currency

  • MAD (Morrocan Dirham)
  • 100,00 Mad has the approximate value of 11 Euros.

Significant NOTAMs

GMMX APT  A0247/16    16 25APR1020/16 30APR1530

25 APR: 1020-1105 1300-1345  26 APR: 1420-1550   27 APR: 0915-1115

28 APR: 1000-1045 1400-1445  29 APR: 1015-1100 1400-1445

30 APR: 1000-1030 1300-1330 1500-1530

AIR ACTIVITY (AIR SHOW MARRAKECH) WITHIN CIRLE 20NM RADIUS CENTERED

ON ARP MARRAKECH (313631N 0080227W) RESTRICTIONS:

-AIR TFC SUSPENDED DURING TIME SLOTS

-START/END ACTIVITY WILL BE COORDINATED BTN APP GMMX AND ACC

CASABLANCA

GND

FL120

 

GMMX APT A0143/16    16 22FEB1028/16 20MAY2359

A RADAR SURVEILLANCE TESTING PHASE IS OBSERVED FOR A PERIODE OF

SEVEN MONTHS AT THE MARRAKECH TMA.

THIS PHASE COVERS THE PROVISION OF PROCEDURAL APPROACH CONTROL

SERVICE (CLASSICAL) ON THE FREQUENCY 119.7 MHZ WHITH MONITORING

EXECUTION OF PROCEDURAL CONTROL INSTRUCTIONS BASED ON THE RADAR

TOOL.

THE PROVISION OF RADAR APPROACH CONTROL SERVICES WILL BE EFFECTIVE

RIGHT AFTER THE END OF THIS PHASE.

RADAR SERVICES WILL NOT BE PROVIDED DURING THIS PHASE.

Accommodation
  • Hotel Relax Marrakech
  • Four Seasons Resort Marrakech
  • Ryad Mogador Gueliz
  • Royal Mirage Marrakech

Transport

Car rental, public and private buses and taxis are available at Marrakech International Airport.

If you need assistance on your next flight to Morocco’s Marrakech Ménara International Airport, contact the UAS Ops team dxb@uas.aero

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