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
To 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.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021. To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.
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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.
If sleeping in Ajaccio Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Hotel Campo Dell’Oro – (7 minutes from the airport) This is the closest hotel to the airport. No airport shuttle available. » Check Rates
- Best Western Hotel Ajaccio Amiraute – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
- Ibis Budget Ajaccio – (8 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle is available. The hotel suggest a taxi for approx. 25,00€ each way. » Check Rates
- Spunta di Mare – (5 minutes from the airport) » Check Rates
To see more options there is a list of hotels near Ajaccio Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
There are no pay-per-use lounges at the Ajaccio airport.
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 – Unavailable.
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 post box 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.
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.
The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Avis • Europcar • Hertz • National.
Metered taxis are available at the taxi rank to the right of the terminal exit.
Last updated: 2020-10-23
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are 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 web sites. 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.