Nice Airport, also called Côte d’Azur Airport, it is the airport that serves the city of Nice (South East of France) and the French Riviera of Côte d’Azur. It is an international airport (IATA: NCE) located 6km southwest of the city center of Nice.
The airport is the main point of arrival of passengers to the Côte d’Azur, and also serves as the airport of the Principality of Monaco. In 2015 more than 12 million passengers used the airport being the third busiest airport of France after Paris Charles de Gaulle and Orly.
The Airport has two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.
Terminal 1: can handle 4,5 million passengers. It has 25 gates and features domestic, Schengen and non-Schengen flights. A Business Center is located in the building with eight rooms and a conference room.
Terminal 2: has a capacity of 8,5 million passengers. It is the newest facility and also the largest one, with 27 gates. It features flights to all destinations.
Both Terminals are connected by a free shuttle bus.
The majority of the best known airlines in the world schedule flights to Nice Airport during all year, but is mainly on summer months when the big part of passengers traffic take place.
Nice airport serves as a focus city for Air France and an operating base for easyJet. Other airlines that has more flights to/from NCE airport are HOP!, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Transavia.
The airport has two parallel runways and 52 movements (26 landings) per hour approximately.
Côte d'Azur, also known in English as French Riviera, is one of the top touristic destinations in Europe. To enjoy all the coast, we recommend you to rent a car and visit all the coastal turistic destinations such as Mónaco or Saint-Tropez.
- Address: Rue Costes et Bellonte, 06206 Nice, France
- Phone number: +33 820 42 33 33
Nice airport is well connected to the city center by bus, using lines 98 and 99. Check Transportation page for more detail.