Dakar Blaise Diagne airport (DSS)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Dakar Blaise Diagne airport (DSS)

Blaise Diagne International Airport, opened on December 7, 2017, is the new inbound and outbound air terminal from Senegal. It operates with international flights to several destinations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.

Official Website: dakaraeroport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic:
Tel: +221 339 396 900. E-mail: contact@dakaraeroport.com. There is an information desk in the main hall.


Blaise Diagne airport is found near Diass, 58 km (36 miles) to the west of the city of Dakar.

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Accommodation near Dakar Blaise Diagne airport (DSS)

Although there are no accommodations inside the grounds, some of the nearby hotels operate shuttle services for their guests.

Bleu Azur (10.3 km/6.4 miles)
Chez Odile et Paul (10.4 km/6.5 miles)
Ker Lep Jamm (11 km/6.8 miles)
Begue Pokai (11.1 km/6.9 miles)
Black and White (11.2 km/7 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - There are two express services from Senecartours (Tel +221 338 597 777) that connect the airport with the cities of Dakar, Thiès and Mbour. Line 1 - Patte d'Oie, Hotel Virage, Hotel King Fahd Palace, Hotel Radisson Blu, Hotel Terrou Bi; line 2 - Hotel Ibis Novotel, Palace de l'Independance. Departures from 8:30 am to 4:00 am.
Dakar Dem Dikk (Tel +221 338 651 555) operates line 8 to Yoff, Patte d'Oie, Cité des Eaux, Rocade Fann and Palais de Justice.
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Taxi - Cabs available outside the main building, in addition to reception and orientation agents. A web application to make reservations is also available. The trip to the city centre takes approximately 1 hour.


Car rental agencies

Car rental counters next to the central lobby.

Avis (Tel +221 338 497 755 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +221 773 338 306 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +221 786 200 827 - 24 hours a day)
Sixt (Tel +221 339 571 011 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)


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Parking services at Dakar Blaise Diagne airport (DSS)

The airport has a parking lot in front of the terminal, with VIP spaces. In addition, there is a passenger drop-off zone where the first 5 minutes are free. More information: Tel +221 338 597 777 / 776 383 552. Rates


Facilities for passengers with special needs

For special passengers (with a disability or reduced mobility), the elderly, children or pregnant women, it is recommended to arrange the proper services with their airline at least 48 hours before their flight.

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Latest updates: July 22, 2019