Passenger guide - Damascus airport (DAM) 


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:
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic: Around 5.5 million passengers went through it in 2010.
Tel: +963 115 400 661.


The airport is located 30 km (18 miles) to the southeast of central Damascus.

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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.




The airport has banks, currency exchange bureau, ATMs, post office and public telephones.

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.


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.


There are no hotels inside the enclosure, but some accommodations nearby offer shuttle services for their guests. Oriental Hotel (Tel +963 112 320 122), Beit al Wali Hotel (Tel +963 115 436 666), Agenor Hotel (Tel +963 115 413 654), St. Paul Boutique Hotel (Tel +963 115 433 661), Al Zaetona Hotel (Tel +963 112 320 122), Beit Zafran Hotel de Charme (Tel +963 115 438 6760), Dar Al Mamlouka (Tel +963 115 416 389), Baik Bash (Tel +963 115 436 007), Talisman Hotel (Tel +963 115 415 379), Al Pasha Hotel (Tel +963 115 430 100).

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Latest updates: April, 20, 2017
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