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.


 Passenger Guide

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: aibd.sn
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.5 million passengers went through it in 2019.
Tel: +221 338 649 434 / 335 459 898. - FACEBOOK

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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Public and private transportation


There are two express services from Senecartours (Tel +221 338 597 777) that connect the airport with the cities of Dakar, Thií¨s and Mbour. Line 1 - Patte d'Oie, Hotel Virage, Hotel King Fahd Palace, Hotel Radisson Blu, Hotel Terrou Bi; line 2 - Hotel Ibis Novotel, Place de l'Independance. Departures from 8:30 am to 4:00 am.
Dakar Dem Dikk (Tel +221 338 241 010) operates line 8 to Yoff, Patte d'Oie, Cité des Eaux, Rocade Fann and Palais de Justice from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.


Yellow-coloured cabs available around the clock 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 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +221 786 200 827 - 24 hours a day)
Sixt (Tel +221 339 571 011 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)


Parking services at Dakar Blaise Diagne airport (DSS)

The airport has a paid parking lot in front of the terminal. In addition, there is a free area 200 meters away from the main entrance.

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: April 29, 2022