Nice Côte d’Azur airport (NCE)

Nice Côte d’Azur airport (NCE)

OACI code : LFMN
IATA  code : NCE

Airport status  Nice airport has been declared by the french authorities a “coordinated airport” as per amended EU Regulation 95/93 as from summer 2008 scheduling season.

IATA status : level 3

  • Organisation

    Access to Airport AIP

    (eAIP FRANCE > “Effective Date” link > select “AD 2 AERODROMES” on the left > search for “LFMN — NICE COTE D’AZUR”)

    Hours of operations :

    24 hours

    Night limitations :

    Order of March 2, 2010 regarding the operation restriction of the aerodrome of Nice-Côte d’Azur

    Please click here for further details

    Traffic to be coordinated :

    All types of operations. Only Slots for scheduled traffic are coordinated from the Scheduling Conference until the slot return deadline (15 January for the Summer season and 15 August for the Winter season).

    Type of Operations At IATA SC

    Post SC




    Regular Charter / IT



    Irregular Charter / IT Requests not considered before the 31 January for Summer season or 31 August for Winter Season

    Special procedures are implemented during the Monaco Grand Prix (F1).

    Clearance requests (Reference IATA Standard Schedule Information Manual Chapter 6) : 

    All clearance requests must be sent to COHOR via e-mail :

    SCR’s sent by email must be plain text and not contain any logos and/or signatures!

    Clearance requests will be processed during COHOR’s office hours.
    Outside normal office hours ( evenings, weekends, public holidays) please consult e-Airportslots

    All modifications to initial slot details must be notified to the coordinator.

    When applicable, the coordinator must be informed of any joint operation/franchise/code sharing agreements prior to the beginning of such operations.

  • Airport constraints

    The airport capacity is set by the French Civil Aviation Authorities (DGAC) and the coordination parameters are published in the French Journal Officiel.

    Slot definition :

    A slot is defined as a 10 minutes period. There are 6 slots in the hour, from the hour to 9 mn after, from 10 to 19 mn after the hour, from 20 to 29 mn after the hour, from 30 to 39 mn after the hour, from 40 to 49 mn after the hour, and from 50 to 59 mn after the hour. For example, scheduled times of 06:00 and 06:05 both belong to the same 10 minute slot.

    Runway scheduling limits and terminal constraints :

    Please refer to the specific season chart.

    Environmental constraints :

    ACNUSA (Autorité de Contrôle des Nuisances Sonores Aéroportuaires) is the authority legally entitled to impose an administrative fine (between 1.500 and 12.000 €) against any infringement of legal measures relative to noise in the air transport.

    French Civil Aviation Code – article L227-4

  • S20

    Airport coordination parameter

    Runway scheduling limits :

    Terminal constraints :  None

    Parking constraints : Turnrounds over 4 hours are submitted to stand allocation.

  • W19

    Airport coordination parameter

    Runway scheduling limits :

    Works period on Nice Côte d’Azur airport:

    From the 28th of October to the 20st of December 2019

    From the 6th of January to the 6th of March 2020

    Terminal constraints :  None

    Parking constraints : Turnrounds over 4 hours are submitted to stand allocation.

  • S19

    Runway scheduling limits :

    Terminal constraints:  None

    Parking constraints: Turnrounds over 4 hours are submitted to stand allocation.