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Tangier Ibn Battuta Airport[5][6][7][8][9] (French: Aéroport de Tanger-Ibn Battouta, Arabic: مطار طنجة ابن بطوطة‎) (IATA: TNG, ICAO: GMTT) is an international airport serving Tangier[3] (Tanger in French), the capital city of the Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region in Morocco. The airport is named after Ibn Battouta (1304–1368), a Moroccan traveler who was born in Tangier. The airport was formerly known as Tanger-Boukhalef Airport.[10] The airport handled over 1,070,247 passengers in the year 2017.[11]

A new airport terminal building was opened in 2008 to provide for many more flights and increased passenger capability, as Tangier has grown rapidly and modernised.

Aircraft parking space of 40,640 square metres (437,445 sq ft) supports up to four Boeing 737s and one Boeing 747. For small craft two dedicated sections are assigned. The air terminal is 12,000 m2 (129,167 sq ft) and designed to handle 1,250,000 passengers per year. The cargo terminal is 529 m2 (5,694 sq ft) of covered space.[2]

The airport has two runways but only the longer runway is in active use and 07/25 is closed.[12] The 3500 meter long runway 10/28 is open and is capable of handling all sizes of aircraft up to the size of a Boeing 747 and Airbus A380-800.[2]

The airport has an ILS status (Loc – Glide – DME) and offers the following radionavigational aids: VOR – DME – NDB.[2] PAPI lighting available for runway 10/28 for approaches from either direction.[12]

Tangier-Ibn Battouta is one of the six airports in Morocco where ONDA offers its special VIP service Salon Convives de Marque.[13]

Tangier-Ibn Battouta is served by a dedicated taxi stand. Grand Taxis are available 24 hours a day at the curb in front of the terminal. The price of these taxis is fixed by the Moroccan Government. There are no bus routes that serve the airport directly. Small local taxis may drop off passengers but are forbidden from picking up at the terminal.

26. Source details 2019 http://www.onda.ma/content/download/10568/104339/version/31/fichier/Communiqu%C3%A9+trafic+2019++VA.pdf

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