Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport
Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport is the new and modern airport of Dakar, costing $ 575 million ($ 400 million from Saudi Binladin Group). It replaced Dakar Léopold Sédar Senghor Airport on the 7th of December, 2017. The airport lies at 60 kilometres from the city centre and is named after Blaise Diagne, a former Senegalese politician.
Where is Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport situated?
The airport is located east of Dakar, close to the town of Diass. The airport can be reached from Dakar by following the roads N1 or A1.
How many terminals does Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport have?
The airport has one main terminal building.
The distance from Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport to the centre of Dakar is 60 kilometres. By car, it takes 65 minutes to get to the centre of Dakar.
From DSS Airport to Dakar City centre by Car
Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Dakar is about CFA 14000.-. Book your taxi at Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From DSS Airport to Dakar City centre by Taxi
At Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt, Avis 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 Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- South African Airways
- Brussels Airlines
- Air Côte d’Ivoire
- Kenya Airways
- Ethiopian Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
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