Nice Cote d’Azur Airport is France’s 3rd busiest and the main entry point for visitors to the Cote d’Azur region of France. The airport is situated around 7 kilometres from the centre of Nice and provides flights to destinations all around the globe including New York, London and Moscow. It has two passenger terminals including a new International terminal and handles over 11.5 million passengers each year.
As a modern airport with excellent facilities, Nice Cote d’Azur Airport has a lot to offer for travellers flying in or waiting for departing flights. One great way to enjoy your stay at the airport is to see some of the art on display in the Business Centre at Terminal 1, exhibiting work by local French artists. Airport lounges on-site also offer comfortable surroundings and amenities, while the selection of eateries and cafés available range from fast food outlets to quality restaurants. There is also extensive shopping open to passengers at the airport including duty-free shopping, designer stores and regular retail shops.
Nice Cote d’Azur Airport operates flights to many different destinations around the world as well as domestic flights. The airport is situated on the western side of the Promenade des Anglais and is linked to the city centre by numerous bus services. In addition to this, the airport is also fairly close by to Nice-Saint-Augustin train station and also offers parking, public and private taxi services and car rental.
The original airport site was first constructed in 1930 before becoming an official government airport in 1937. There are a large number of airlines that provide flights to Nice Cote d’Azur Airport including British Airways, EasyJet and Turkish Airlines. One of the more interesting characteristics of the airport is that passengers can walk from the airport into the city centre, although the journey may take over an hour.