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Tangier Airport Guide

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

Staff is really friendly and even if you don’t speak arabic, it’s not a problem, as they do speak also english and french. – habiba

TNG Airport Overview

Tangier Airport Guide
(Photo courtesy of a SleepingInAirports contributor / October 2019)

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Tangier Ibn Battuta Airport.

What to Expect

The fairly new terminal at Tangier Airport (code: TNG) primarily handles European routes. Facilities include a few basic eateries and shops, including duty-free, though none are open 24 hours. WiFi is free for three hours and you may need to register with an email address. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Tangier Airport

Overnight campers report a safe stay here thanks to the presence of security guards. Comfortable seating is non-existent, so bring a sleeping bag or travel mat to spread out on the floor. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. 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 Tangier 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

The airport is open 24 hours. (according to a reviewer)

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Pearl Lounge – Location: Airside, Ground Floor, next to the departure gates. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Tangier Airport Lounges

Airport Hotels

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

  • Ibis Budget Tangier –  No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Free Zone Hotel – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Senator Hotel Tanger – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Food & Drinks

At the time of writing, no 24-hour options are available. There are two restaurant/cafes located landside in the public hall of terminal 2, and one in the airside area of terminal 2.

Mobile Charging

A few reviewers have reported that outlets can be found underneath the seats (Airside) and near the washrooms.  There is also a dedicated charging zone.

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.


There is a rumour that showers can be found airside. Unfortunately, we do not have a confirmation or additional information.


Free WiFi is available at Tanger Airport. A reader tells us that the only information they require to connect are gender and age range. (February 2024)

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – unknown

Banking Services – Barid Bank, Banque Populaire and BMCE Bank operate banking services out of the Terminal 2, Landside.

Currency Exchange – Available in the public hall of terminal 2 with the following companies: BMCE Bank, Banque Populaire, Barid Bank and Global Exchange. Airside you will find 2 additional counters.

Disabled Services – Services include dedicated parking spaces, ramps and elevators.

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 – Duty free is available in Terminal 2, airside. Most shops are located airside in Terminal 2, but there is one handicraft store located landside in Terminal 2.

Luggage Carts – Need a hand with your bags? Luggage carts are available. It is unknown if there is a fee.

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

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Barid Bank provides postal services. Location: Terminal 2, Landside.

Medical Services – If you require medical attention, emergency medical services are available.

Prayer Room – A prayer room is available. Location: unknown.

Tangier airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • Air Portugalia • Corendon • Germanwings • Iberia • Jetairfly • Royal Air Maroc • Ryanair • Volotea • Vueling.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available from the public hall in terminal 2, through the following companies: Locasom • Starc Hertz • Marloc (Europcar) • Scal Avis • Dbilij Car • Air Car • France Car • E-Booking • Location Auto.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available outside the terminal 24 hours a day. Please note, that fares increase during the hours of 11:30PM – 5:30PM. As of this update, the fare for a trip from the airport to the Tangier city center is 100 Dhs.

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.