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Essaouira Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Essaouira 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.

ESU Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Essaouira Airport (code: ESU) has a small terminal that handles traffic to a few destinations. Facilities are limited to a cafe with limited operating hours, a few shops, and free WiFi.

Sleeping in Essaouira Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, a hotel is nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info 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. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Essaouira 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 Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Essaouira Airport.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Essaouira, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

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


Free WiFi is available at Essaouira Airport. (updated by a traveller in February 2018)

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Currency Exchange – Foreign exchange services are available during flight operating times. Locations: Landside.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty Free & Shopping – Dufry Maroc offers duty-free shopping in the airport. Two retail shops are also available in the terminal.

Food & Drinks – There is a cafe located Landside in the airport which is open during flight operating times.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

Luggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Luggage trolleys are available.

Medical Services – Emergency medical care is available during flight operating times.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Postal Services – A post office is open during flight operating times. Location: Landside.

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

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

Essaouira airport is served by the following airlines: EasyJet • Royal Air Maroc • RyanAir • Transavia • TUIFly.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Several car rental companies have offices onsite: including Aircar • Avis • Budget • Europcar • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available. As of this update, approximate fare to the city center is 150 DH.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

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.