Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is an airport located 3.2 nm southwest of Nice, in the Alpes-Maritimes department of France. The airport is positioned 7 km west of the city centre, and is the principal port of arrival for passengers to the Côte d'Azur.
Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain (snow at higher elevations).