Marrakech Menara Airport – RAK
The Marrakech Menara Airport is an international airport located in Marrakech, Morocco. It serves the capital city as well as region that surrounds it – the Marrakesh-Safi Region. RAK receives several international flights from Europe, Casablanca, and from some of the Arab World Nations. It is one of the busiest airports in the country and in 2018, it served an estimated 5.2 million passengers. The Moroccan Airports Authority and also by the Royal Air Force operates Marrakech Menara Airport. Aside from Marrakesh, the airport also serves the cities of Oulad Said, Tameslouht, and Tahannout.
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The RAK sits at an elevation of 1,545 feet. It serves as the focus city for the Royal Air Maroc, which is the national carrier. During the WWII, the U.S. Army Air Forces Air Transport Command used Marrakech Menara Airport as a cargo hub. There are two passenger terminals, housed in one large building. These have the capacity to handle 9 million passengers a year. The aircraft parking space can accommodate up to 14 Boeing 737s and four Boeing 747s. Some of the airlines that operate in Marrakech Menara Airport include Aegean Airlines, Air Arabia Maroc, British Airways, Qatar Airways, and more.
What to Do & Area Attractions
There are a number of airport hotels located near the airport. A 5-star property located just a 14-minute drive from the Marrakech Menara Airport is beautiful Adam Park Hotel & Spa Marrakech. If you are looking for budget-friendly rates, check out 4-star Dellarosa Boutique Hotel, located just 16 minutes from the airport.
Other airports that can serve as an alternative to Marrakech Menara Airport include the Mogador Airport in Essaouira, Morocco. Another option is the Ouarzazate Airport, located 211 kilometers away and serving the city of Ouarzazate, Morocco.
On this page it is easy to search for Marrakech, Morocco airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Marrakech, Morocco (RAK-Menara) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the RAK airport.
Most of these RAK
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Marrakech, Morocco
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the RAK airport are Majorelle Gardens, Al Maadan Golf, and Maatallah Mosque.
Map of Marrakech, Morocco Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Marrakech, Morocco (RAK-Menara)
If you planning to travel to Marrakech, Morocco (RAK-Menara), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 7:21 AM.
The temperature feels like 49.35 with a humidity level of 36 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 29 percent with visibility at 15 percent.
Today’s UV index is 6, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling southwest at a speed of 4 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 6:12 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Marrakech, Morocco RAK airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free RAK airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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