A guide to Agadir – Al Massira airport in Morocco

Flights to Agadir Morocco Africa

Agadir airport or Al Massira air terminal (AGA) is the main gateway into the southwest of Morocco for travellers arriving in this region aboard either domestic or international flights. Finding direct flights to Agadir has become easier in the recent years thanks to the rising interest that the rest of the world has taken in this new destination for sea lovers and holiday goers. By way of example, new routes will start operating this year 2019 from Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Vienna to AGA, although its two flagship airline companies already connect this Moroccan city with main European hubs such as Dublin, Manchester, Stockholm Arlanda, Paris Orly and Moscow.

How many terminals are there in Agadir airport?

There is only one terminal in Agadir – Al Massira airport of Morocco, as well as just one departures concourse, even though it is divided into two sections for travellers catching domestic flights and those flying to destinations overseas respectively. Passport control is not required in the domestic area, except in the case of passengers who will be making a connection towards a destination abroad after landing in Casablanca airport. While at the terminal building, travellers will find a bureau de change, coffee shops, ATMs, wireless internet and a VIP lounge.

Flying to Agadir airport in Morocco

If you are searching for flights to Agadir from your origin or home airport, know that both Air Arabia Maroc and Royal Air Maroc fly to this city in Morocco from major cities across Europe, but you may as well book your seat to fly with Binter from Gran Canaria, Brussels Airlines from Brussels, Lufthansa or Condor from Frankfurt and Munich, Easyjet from Berlin Tegel and London Gatwick, Eurowings from Düsseldorf, Germania from Zürich, Transavia from Amsterdam, Tui Fly from Manchester and Ryanair from London Stansted or Marseille.

Perhaps your airline of choice is not listed above or you are flying from a different city; in such case, take a look at the carriers offering seasonal flights to Agadir: Binter from Tenerife North, Alba Star from Milano Malpensa, Adria Airways from Ljubljana, and Tui Fly, Tap Air Portugal, Smartlynx, Jet Time and Easyjet from other airports in Europe.

Travelling from Agadir – Al Massira airport to the city

When you arrive, you will have several options to go from Agadir airport in Morocco to the city centre.

If you travel for business to Agadir or have resolved to get around independently, head to one of the two car rental offices in the public arrivals area. Whether you are picking up someone or taking a trip to come back later, the terminal facilities also encompass a parking lot for travellers.

Travelling to central Agadir from the airport by taxi takes about twenty minutes and costs 200 dirham (which is an already fixed flat fare for arriving passengers transferring to the city); taxi ranks are located outside the arrivals hall. Shared taxi rides are permitted from AGA, thus helping international travellers and tourists to start saving money as soon as they land in Morocco.

Nevertheless, the cheapest way to travel from Al Massira airport to Agadir is probably the public bus, although this implies one change along the way. Before this journey, you will need to take a short stroll to the bus stop outside the airport terminal building and hop on bus line 22; this route ends in Inezgane, the main transport hub in the area and the closest one to Agadir city centre. Once there, you must catch bus line 20, 24 or 28: any of them will take you straight to the heart of the town.

Will you be touring other cities in Morocco for either work or leisure purposes? If you have also included Marrakech in your itinerary, we recommend that you consider our recommended hotels close to Marrakesh Menara International airport.

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