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Ajaccio Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Ajaccio Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

there are a few iron benches there, with armrests between the seatings. If you have a mat and a sleeping bag you can make a camp. – Piotras

AJA Airport Overview

ajaccio airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte Airport.

What to Expect

Ajaccio Airport (code: AJA) consists of a small, modern terminal with a restaurant, cafe, bar and a couple of shops. The airport offers WiFi and not much else to pass the time. There are no private lounges in this airport.

Sleeping in Ajaccio Airport

The terminal’s operating hours are based upon the first and last flights of the day. We have received mixed reviews regarding the airport hours, so you may not be permitted to stay overnight.   Have a backup plan just in case you are asked to leave.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport.  See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Ajaccio Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Ajaccio Airport:

  • Hotel Campo Dell’Oro – No airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Best Western Hotel Ajaccio Amiraute – No airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Ajaccio Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the Ajaccio airport.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Ajaccio Airport.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: unknown.

Baby Care Facilities – A nursery is available. Location: unknown.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available. Rate: £1 or 1 Euro refundable deposit.

Business Center – Yes

Duty Free & Shopping – Corsica Duty Free offers duty-free shopping in the airport. A small variety of retail and gift shops are available throughout the airport.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. Vending machines are also available in the airport.

Information Desk – Have a question or need help finding your way? An information desk is available. Location: Unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Storage and lockers are unavailable.  A key deposit is available.

Mobile Charging – A recent review (Sept 2019) mentioned there are plenty of outlets available for charging near the departure gates and in the airport bar/beer house. If you know of additional locations, click here to update this airport guide.

Post Office – A mailbox is available if you want to send off postcards.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Unavailable.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Telephone – Phone booths are available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 6:00AM – 12:00AM (unconfirmed).


Ajaccio airport is served by the following airlines: Air Corsica • Air France • Air Glaciers • British Airways • Brussels Airlines • Chalair Aviation • EasyJet • HOP! • JetAirFly • LuxAir • Norwegian • RyanAir • Swiss • Transavia • Volotea.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


A shuttle bus connects Ajaccio airport with the city center. Visit the Corsica Bus website for more information.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Ada • Alamo • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Europcar • Hertz • National • Opinion • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are available at the taxi rank to the right of the terminal exit.

Last updated: 2023-03-21

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.