Dar-es-Salaam International (DAR)
Location: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of
Time: Local time is GMT +3.
There are buses, which run to and from the airport 24 hrs a day
for and leave from the New Posta Transport Stand, which is located
on Maktaba St. Taxis can be easily hailed from outside the terminal
building but few of these have meters so it is best to negotiate on
a price first. The journey to the city can take anywhere from 20
minutes to an hour, depending on traffic. Many hotels provide
transport on request. A shuttle bus service meets all flights and
can take travellers to the city
Local car hire companies operate at the airport.
The airport has a post office, banks, a bureau de change,
restaurants, cafeterias, bars, wireless Internet connection,
Business Lounge, duty free shop, newsagent/tobacconist, pharmacy,
gift shop, travel agent, and tourist help desk. Facilities are
available for disabled travellers.
There is a free car park in front of the terminal buildings.
Departure Tax: US$ 30 for international flights and US$ 5 for