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CAS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CAS / GMMC
Airport Names:
  1. Casablanca–Anfa Airport
  2. Anfa Airport (Casablanca)
Location: Casablanca, Morocco
GPS Coordinates: 33°33'24"N by 7°39'38"W
Area Served: Casablanca, Morocco
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 203 feet (62 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Casablanca–Anfa Airport (CAS):

  • Built in the 1920s by the French colonial government, Anfa Airport was the primary airport for Casablanca until the United States Air Force closed its base at Nouasseur in 1959.
  • In addition to being known as "Casablanca–Anfa Airport", another name for CAS is "Anfa Airport (Casablanca)".
  • Casablanca–Anfa Airport (CAS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Casablanca–Anfa Airport's relatively low elevation of 203 feet, planes can take off or land at Casablanca–Anfa Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Casablanca–Anfa Airport (CAS) is Kaitaia Airport (KAT), which is nearly antipodal to Casablanca–Anfa Airport (meaning Casablanca–Anfa Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Kaitaia Airport), and is located 12,319 miles (19,826 kilometers) away in Kaitaia, New Zealand.
  • Anfa Airport was one of the primary Allied objectives during Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa, and was seized in the initial landings in the Casablanca area.
  • The closest airport to Casablanca–Anfa Airport (CAS) is Mohammed V International Airport (CMN), which is located only 14 miles (22 kilometers) SSE of CAS.
  • Anfa-Airport was replaced as an international airport by the Mohammed V airport, however it continued to serve as a pilot training airfield.

Map of Nearest Airports from Casablanca–Anfa Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Casablanca–Anfa Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
113.73 miles (22.10 km) SSEMohammed V International Airport (CMN)Casablanca, MoroccoView Mohammed V International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mohammed V International Airport Set CMN as destination Airport Get more information about Mohammed V International Airport
262.38 miles (100.40 km) ENERabat–Salé Airport (RBA)Rabat, MoroccoView Rabat–Salé Airport on a map View satellite image of Rabat–Salé Airport Set RBA as destination Airport Get more information about Rabat–Salé Airport
379.71 miles (128.28 km) NEKenitra Air Base (NNA)Kenitra, MoroccoView Kenitra Air Base on a map View satellite image of Kenitra Air Base Set NNA as destination Airport Get more information about Kenitra Air Base
4136.50 miles (219.67 km) SMarrakesh Menara Airport (RAK)Marrakech, MoroccoView Marrakesh Menara Airport on a map View satellite image of Marrakesh Menara Airport Set RAK as destination Airport Get more information about Marrakesh Menara Airport
5156.23 miles (251.42 km) ESaïss Airport (FEZ)Fes, MoroccoView Saïss Airport on a map View satellite image of Saïss Airport Set FEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Saïss Airport
6179.72 miles (289.24 km) NNETangier Ibn Battouta Airport (TNG)Tangier, MoroccoView Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport on a map View satellite image of Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport Set TNG as destination Airport Get more information about Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport
7186.12 miles (299.53 km) SSEOuarzazate Airport (OZZ)Ouarzazate, MoroccoView Ouarzazate Airport on a map View satellite image of Ouarzazate Airport Set OZZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ouarzazate Airport
8190.09 miles (305.93 km) SWEssaouira-Mogador Airport (ESU)Essaouira, MoroccoView Essaouira-Mogador Airport on a map View satellite image of Essaouira-Mogador Airport Set ESU as destination Airport Get more information about Essaouira-Mogador Airport
9193.76 miles (311.83 km) NESania Ramel Airport (SII)Sidi Ifni, MoroccoView Sania Ramel Airport on a map View satellite image of Sania Ramel Airport Set SII as destination Airport Get more information about Sania Ramel Airport
10193.76 miles (311.83 km) NESania Ramel Airport (TTU)Tétouan, MoroccoView Sania Ramel Airport on a map View satellite image of Sania Ramel Airport Set TTU as destination Airport Get more information about Sania Ramel Airport
11209.56 miles (337.25 km) NECeuta Heliport (JCU)Ceuta, SpainView Ceuta Heliport on a map View satellite image of Ceuta Heliport Set JCU as destination Airport Get more information about Ceuta Heliport
12219.75 miles (353.66 km) ESEMoulay Ali Cherif Airport (ERH)Er-Rachidia (Errachidia), MoroccoView Moulay Ali Cherif Airport on a map View satellite image of Moulay Ali Cherif Airport Set ERH as destination Airport Get more information about Moulay Ali Cherif Airport
13222.00 miles (357.28 km) NEGibraltar International Airport (GIB)GibraltarView Gibraltar International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gibraltar International Airport Set GIB as destination Airport Get more information about Gibraltar International Airport
14238.08 miles (383.15 km) NNEJerez Airport (XRY)Jerez de la Frontera, SpainView Jerez Airport on a map View satellite image of Jerez Airport Set XRY as destination Airport Get more information about Jerez Airport
15239.51 miles (385.45 km) NFaro International Airport (FAO)Faro, PortugalView Faro International Airport on a map View satellite image of Faro International Airport Set FAO as destination Airport Get more information about Faro International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Casablanca–Anfa Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Casablanca–Anfa Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,319.15 miles (19,825.69 km) SSWKaitaia Airport (KAT)Kaitaia, New ZealandView Kaitaia Airport on a map View satellite image of Kaitaia Airport Set KAT as destination Airport Get more information about Kaitaia Airport
212,288.73 miles (19,776.74 km) SWKerikeri Airport (KKE)Kerikeri, New ZealandView Kerikeri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerikeri Airport Set KKE as destination Airport Get more information about Kerikeri Airport
312,281.13 miles (19,764.51 km) SSWKaikohe Aerodrome (KKO)Kaikohe, New ZealandView Kaikohe Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikohe Aerodrome Set KKO as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikohe Aerodrome
412,250.02 miles (19,714.45 km) SSWDargaville Aerodrome (DGR)Dargaville, New ZealandView Dargaville Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Dargaville Aerodrome Set DGR as destination Airport Get more information about Dargaville Aerodrome
512,245.51 miles (19,707.19 km) SWWhangarei Airport (WRE)Whangarei, New ZealandView Whangarei Airport on a map View satellite image of Whangarei Airport Set WRE as destination Airport Get more information about Whangarei Airport
612,180.10 miles (19,601.92 km) SWGreat Barrier Aerodrome (GBZ)Great Barrier Island, New ZealandView Great Barrier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Great Barrier Aerodrome Set GBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Aerodrome
712,161.17 miles (19,571.45 km) SSWAuckland Airport (AKL)Mangere, New ZealandView Auckland Airport on a map View satellite image of Auckland Airport Set AKL as destination Airport Get more information about Auckland Airport
812,154.63 miles (19,560.93 km) SSWArdmore Airport (AMZ)Ardmore, New ZealandView Ardmore Airport on a map View satellite image of Ardmore Airport Set AMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ardmore Airport
912,150.51 miles (19,554.30 km) SWCoromandel Aerodrome (CMV)Coromandel, New ZealandView Coromandel Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Coromandel Aerodrome Set CMV as destination Airport Get more information about Coromandel Aerodrome
1012,129.13 miles (19,519.89 km) SWThames Aerodrome (TMZ)Thames, New ZealandView Thames Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Thames Aerodrome Set TMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Thames Aerodrome
1112,095.01 miles (19,464.99 km) SSWHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hamilton International Airport Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport
1212,090.79 miles (19,458.19 km) SSWMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map View satellite image of Matamata Airport Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
1312,079.32 miles (19,439.74 km) SWTauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map View satellite image of Tauranga Airport Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
1412,051.44 miles (19,394.86 km) SWRotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rotorua International Airport Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
1512,046.46 miles (19,386.85 km) SSWNew Plymouth Airport (NPL)New Plymouth, New ZealandView New Plymouth Airport on a map View satellite image of New Plymouth Airport Set NPL as destination Airport Get more information about New Plymouth Airport