Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur, code IATA: NCE, ICAO: LFMN) is an airport located 3.2 NM (5.9 km; 3.7 mi) southwest of Nice, in the Alpes-Maritimes department of France. The airport is positioned 7 km (4 mi) west of the city centre, and is the principal port of arrival for passengers to the Côte d'Azur. It is the third busiest airport in France after Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Orly Airport, both in Paris.
It is located on the western end of the Promenade des Anglais, near l'Arénas and has two terminals. Due to its proximity to the Principality of Monaco, it also serves as that city-state 's airport, with helicopter service linking the city and airport. Some airlines marketed Monaco as a destination via Nice Airport. The airport covers an area of over 3.70 km (1.43 sq mi), with 2.70 km (1.04 sq mi) used by its two parallel runways and the used by two passenger terminals and a freight terminal. The airport's theoretical capacity is 13 million passengers and 52 movements (26 landings) per hour. Capacity 30,000 metric tons/year.