Damascus International Airport, opened in 1962, is the largest in the Syrian Arab Republic. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in the Middle East.
Official Website: damascus-airport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Cham Wings Airlines, Fly Baghdad, FlyDamas, Syrian Air.
Annual passenger traffic: 5.5 million passengers went through it in 2010.
Tel: +963 112 386 790. Information desk in the central hall.
The airport is located 30 km (18 miles) to the southeast of central Damascus.See Map
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The airport has currency exchange bureaus, ATMs, post office and Wi-Fi access.
Food and Drinks- There are restaurants and bars in the central lobby and the Departures Hall.
Shopping- Duty-free shops, souvenirs, sweets, oriental antiques.
Baggage- Secure luggage wrapping in the check-in hall. For enquiries about lost property, head to the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Mosque, medical clinic.
There are no hotels inside the enclosure, but some accommodations nearby offer shuttle services for their guests.
Beit Al Wali (3.6 km/2.2 miles)
Shahbandar Palace (3.7 km/2.3 miles)
Sheraton Damascus Hotel (3.9 km/2.4 miles)
Omayad Hotel (5.3 km/3.3 miles)
Armitage Hotel (5.4 km/3.4 miles)
Bus - A service runs to New Al Samariyeh bus station, on the western outskirts of Mezzeh, and to Baramkeh, in the city centre. They operate every 30-50 minutes between 6:00 am and 0:00 am. The stop is found to the right of the Arrivals Hall and journey time is around 40 min.
Taxi - There are counters in the Arrivals area. It is advised to agree on a price beforehand. Rates are higher after midnight. Official taxis are identifiable by their yellow color and the trip to the city centre takes about 30 minutes.
There is a parking area in front of the terminal building.
Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency in advance of their flight.
Latest updates: October 14, 2019