Nice Côte d'Azur Airport
Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is an international airport located 3.2 NM southwest of Nice, in the Alpes-Maritimes départment of France. It is the third busiest airport in France and serves as a focus city for Air France and an operating base for easyJet. In 2019, it handled 14,485,423 passengers.
The airport is positioned 7 km 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. Some airlines market Monaco as a destination via Nice Airport.
The airport covers an area of over 3.70 km2 partially reclaimed from the sea, with 2.70 km2 (1.04 sq mi) used by its two parallel runways and the three passenger terminals and freight terminal. The airport’s theoretical capacity is 13 million annual passengers and 52 movements (26 landings) per hour. Terminals 1 and 2 are linked by a tram service. The route stops at the airport and connects with the city centre via the “Jean Médecin” station, and with the port via the “Port Lympia” station. Buses that also connect the car parks with the terminals.