Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport
Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport is the airport of Beirut, the capital and largest city (2 million inhabitants) of Lebanon. The country’s only international airport is home to flag carrier Middle East Airlines. Beirut is one of the most diverse cities in the Middle East, a mix of European and Arab culture and architecture. Beirut Airport is named after Rafic Hariri, former Prime Minister of Lebanon and one of the richest Lebanese ever. On August 4, 2020, a huge explosion devastated the port area of Beirut, killing 200 residents.
Where is Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport situated?
The airport is located in the south of the city, not far from the city centre. The coastal highway (M51) is at a short distance from the airport.
How many terminals does Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport have?
Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport has one terminal consisting of four floors, Arrivals is on the ground floor and Departures on the first floor. The boarding gates are located in the East Wing and the West Wing.
The distance from Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport to the centre of Beirut is 9 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Beirut.
From BEY Airport to Beirut City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport by public transport. Visit the Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Beirut is about LBP 40000.-. Book your taxi at Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From BEY Airport to Beirut City centre by Taxi
At Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Avis, Budget, National (Enterprise Holdings), Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Middle East Airlines
- Air France
- Iran Air
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
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