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Agadir Al Massira Airport

Aéroport Al Massira

Matar al-Maseera
Airport typePublic
ServesAgadir, Morocco
LocationTemsia, Morocco
Elevation AMSL226 ft / 69 m
Coordinates30°1930N 009°2447W / 30.32500°N 9.41306°W / 30.32500; -9.41306Coordinates: 30°1930N 009°2447W / 30.32500°N 9.41306°W / 30.32500; -9.41306
Location of airport in Morocco
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 3,200 10,499 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Source: ONDA/airport website,[1] DAFIF,[2][3]

Agadir Al Massira Airport (Arabic: ‎, transliterated: Matar al-Maseera, French: Aéroport Al Massira; IATA: AGA, ICAO: GMAD) is an international airport serving Agadir,[2] a major city in southwest Morocco and the capital of Souss-Massa region. The airport is located in the commune of Temsia, 20 km southeast of Agadir proper. In 2007, Al Massira International Airport served 1,502,094 passengers. In later years, Agadir and its tourism boomed, having new flights introduced to Al Massira from new airports from the United Kingdom and Ireland.


Runway and apron

The runway in direction 09/27 measures 3,200 by 45 metres (10,499 ft × 148 ft). Aircraft up to the size of a Boeing 747 can land on the airport. The airport has an ILS Class II certification and offers the following radionavigational aids: VOR DME 2 X NDB.[4]

Parking space for the aircraft is 170,000 square metres (1,829,865 sq ft) which results in space for ten Boeing 737s and three Boeing 747s.[4]


Total terminal area is 26,550 square metres (285,782 sq ft) and projected capacity is 3 million passengers per year.[4] There is one large waiting room, divided in two to provide for national flights (no customs) and international flights. Passengers flying to Casablanca with a connecting international flight can pass through passport control in Agadir to save transfer time at Mohammed V. Agadir is one of the six airports in Morocco where ONDA offers its special VIP service Salon Convives de Marque.[5]

Airlines and destinations

Air Arabia Maroc Fès, Rabat, Tangier
Binter Canarias Gran Canaria
Seasonal: TenerifeNorth
Brussels Airlines Brussels
Chair Airlines Zürich
Condor Frankfurt, Munich
Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle
easyJet BerlinTegel, LondonGatwick, Lyon, MilanMalpensa
Seasonal: Amsterdam, Basel/Mulhouse, Manchester, Nantes, Nice, Toulouse
easyJet Switzerland Geneva [6]
Edelweiss Air Seasonal: Zurich (begins 3 September 2020)[7]
Enter Air Seasonal charter: Katowice,[8] Pozna,[8] WarsawChopin,[8] Wrocaw[8]
Eurowings Düsseldorf
Lauda Vienna
Lufthansa Frankfurt
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Copenhagen, Helsinki
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca, Dakhla, Laayoune, ParisOrly
Seasonal: Deauville, Metz/Nancy, Nantes, Porto
Royal Air Maroc Express Casablanca
Ryanair Charleroi, LondonStansted, Manchester, Marseille
Seasonal: Bergamo, Eindhoven, Weeze
Saudia Seasonal: Medina
TAP Air Portugal Seasonal charter: Lisbon, Porto
Transavia Amsterdam
Seasonal: Brussels (begins 30 March 2020)[9]
Transavia France Lyon, Montpellier (begins 20 June 2020),[10] ParisOrly
TUI Airways Birmingham, LondonGatwick, Manchester
Seasonal: Newcastle upon Tyne (begins 7 May 2020)[11]
TUI fly Belgium Brussels
Seasonal: Bordeaux, Brest, Deauville, Lille, Metz/Nancy, Nantes, ParisOrly, Strasbourg, Toulouse
TUI fly Deutschland Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover

Traffic statistics

ONDA reported the following statistics regarding Al Massira Airport.

2016 2017 2018
Passengers[12] 1,334,173 1,544,244 1,922,344
Subject 2010[13] 2009[13] 2008[14] 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Commercial movements[15] 12,618 14,161[16] 15,221 14,418 13,441 12,670 12,805
Passengers[17] 1,627,485 1,456,217 1,455,194 1,502,094[18] 1,433,353 1,315,752 1,160,127 975,181 934,433
Freight (tons)[19] 1,165.8 1,145.4 589.6[20] 714.1 1,723.4 1,328.1 1,708.7

Accidents and incidents

  • On 21 August 1994, Royal Air Maroc Flight 630, crashed approximately ten minutes after take-off from Agadir Airport. All 44 passengers and crew on board were killed. The crash is believed to have been a deliberate act by the aircraft's pilot.


  1. ^ Statistics sourced from ONDA website documents and/or airport websites
  2. ^ a b Airport information for GMAD from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ Airport information for AGA at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ a b c "Agadir Airport". ONDA website. Retrieved 1 June 2008.
  5. ^ ONDA website on the VIP service, visited 17 March 2012
  6. ^ Liu, Jim. "easyJet further expands new routes in W19". Routesonline. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  7. ^ Liu, Jim. "Edelweiss Air S20 Short-Haul service changes as of 30OCT19". Routesonline. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  8. ^ a b c d "Charter flights". tui.pl.
  9. ^ Liu, Jim (4 December 2019). "Transavia launches Brussels base in S20". routesonline.com.
  10. ^ Liu, Jim. "Transavia France launches Montpellier base in April 2020". Routesonline. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  11. ^ Liu, Jim (9 December 2019). "TUI Airways adds Newcastle Agadir service from May 2020". routesonline.com.
  12. ^ "Office National des aéroports -Je découvre ONDA - Communiqués de presse". www.onda.ma.
  13. ^ a b source details 2009/2010:Official ONDA report December 2010 Archived 30 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 11 December 2011
  14. ^ source details 2008:Official ONDA report 2007-2008[permanent dead link]
  15. ^ Details up to 2006 from Overview traffic movements Morocco Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine, PDF document on ONDA site
  16. ^ 207 figures from ONDA site[permanent dead link], visited 28 July 2008
  17. ^ Details up to 2006 from Overview passengers Morocco Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine, PDF document on ONDA site
  18. ^ 2007 figures from: ONDA website[permanent dead link], visited 28 July 2008
  19. ^ Details up to 2006 from Overview freight Morocco Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine, PDF document on ONDA site
  20. ^ 2006 + 2007 figures from ONDA website[permanent dead link], visited 28 July 2008

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