About RAK Marrakesh Menara Airport

RAK Marrakesh Airport is the main international airport serving the city of Marrakech, Morocco. Located just 6 km southwest of the city center, it is one of the busiest airports in the country.

The airport has a modern terminal building with a range of facilities, including duty-free shops, restaurants, cafes, and car rental services. It also a range of parking options for both short-term and long-term stays.

Marrakesh Airport is served by a number of airlines, including national carriers such as Royal Air Maroc and budget airlines such as Ryanair and EasyJet. It offers direct flights to many major European cities, as well as destinations in Africa and the Middle East.

The airport has undergone significant expansion and renovation in recent years, with a new terminal building opened in 2016 to accommodate the increasing number of passengers.
The airport has also been awarded several international awards for its services, Specifically, it earned the seventh spot in the ranking of the world's best airports. This recognition was granted by Conde Nast Traveler, a global authority on leisure and travel based in New York, in its "Readers' Choice Awards" section in 2021.

Overall, Marrakesh Menara Airport is a modern and efficient airport that provides a gateway to the vibrant city of Marrakesh.

Pearl Lounge at RAK Marrakesh airport

Available at Marrakech airport, the lounges are private spaces located in the restricted area during a departure flight or a connecting flight. They often offer continuous catering service, access to newspapers and high-speed internet, relaxation areas, and showers. Access to these spaces is subject to eligibility conditions.


Arabic is the most spoken language but there are also people will speak other languages. If you speak English or French, you can make people understand, and you can even speak Spanish.

Surrounding Cities

  • Safi - located approximately 200 kilometers west of Marrakesh
  • Casablanca - located approximately 240 kilometers northwest of Marrakesh
  • Agadir - located approximately 250 kilometers southwest of Marrakesh
  • Ouarzazate - located approximately 200 kilometers southeast of Marrakesh
  • Essaouira - located approximately 180 kilometers west of Marrakesh


Marrakech has a hot and dry climate in the summer, with temperatures ranging from 30-38°C (86-100°F) between May and September. The hottest months are July and August. Winters are mild with average high temperatures around 18-22°C (64-72°F) between December and February, and occasional rainfall occurs mostly from November to March.

Moroccan Currency

Dirham (MAD or DHS). The dirham is the official coin, but depending on the company or service, they may also accept euros. Euros and dollars are the easiest currencies to change and the quickest way to get cash is through ATMs, but you'll probably have to pay a commission. Some locals and more internationalized restaurants normally accept credit cards, but it is best to always carry cash to cover first expenses, to pay when your credit card is not accepted or in case of an emergency.