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: scaa.sy
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Cham Wings Airlines, FlyDamas, Mahan Air, Syrian Air.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 5.5 million passengers went through it in 2010.
Tel: +963 112 386 790.
The airport is located 30 km (18 miles) to the southeast of central Damascus.See Map
There are no hotels inside the enclosure, but some accommodations nearby offer shuttle services for their guests. Jaafari Hotel (Tel +963 116 475 936), Ebla Cham Palace (Tel +963 112 241 900), Safir Sayida Zainab Hotel (Tel +963 116 470 140), Al Mah Hata Station Hotel (Tel +963 112 320 122), Royal Suites Hotel (Tel +963 112 322 220), Hotel Oriental (Tel +963 112 320 122), Al Pasha Hotel (Tel +963 115 430 100), Hotel Talisman Al Ameen (Tel +963 112 320 122), Afnan Charming Hotel (Tel +963 991 240 222), Baik Bash (Tel +963 115 436 007).
The airport has banks, currency exchange bureau, ATMs and post office.
Food and Drinks- There are restaurants and bars in the Departures Hall.
Shopping- Stands selling souvenirs and oriental antiques.
Baggage- For enquiries about lost property, head to the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Mosque.
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. The official airport provider is Star Taxi (Tel +963 112 139 744) 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: May 21, 2018