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Blaise Diagne International Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Blaise Diagne International Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Blaise Diagne International Airport.

What to Expect

  • The airport open in December 2017.

Where to Sleep

  • As of March 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Dakar Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Blaise Diagne Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

  • Salon Signare - Location: Main Terminal, Airside. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (€30.00).
  • Salon Top Kapi - Location: Main Terminal, Airside. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (€30.00).
  • Salon Odyssee - Location: Main Terminal, Airside. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (€30.00).

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Blaise Diagne International Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Sargal Hotel - (2 minutes from the airport) This is the closest hotel to the airport. Free airport meet & greet service available which includes an escorted walk to the hotel or they will accompany you in a taxi (approx, 3,00€ each way). When the hotel is not full they offer day rates, valid until 6:00pm only. » Check Rates
  • Hotel du Phare Les Mamelles - (5 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged ($). » Check Rates
  • Onomo Dakar Airport - (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Dakar Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Blaise Diagne Airport inside the lounges. At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Location: unknown. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans.
  • Banking Services - A banks is available at the airport. Location: unknown.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Two Duty Free shops are available, as well as a Relay Convenience Store. Hours: Unknown.
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update, we do not have any information about 24 hour food operators; however, you will find:
    »   Landside: SECO Cafeteria (Departures) • SECO Cafeteria (Arrivals)
    »   Airside: MIA Bakery/Cafe • LEO Bistro Bar
  • Information Desk - A Tourist Information desk is available.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Information not available.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Two luggage wrapping stations are available landside in the Check-In area. Fee: 1500 FCFA per piece of luggage.
  • Medical Services - A staffed medical center is available on site. Location and Hours: Unknown.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this airport guide.

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As of March 2018, Blaise Diagne airport is served by the following airlines: Aigle Azur • Air Algérie • Air Burkina • Air Côte d'Ivoire • Air France • Air Italy • Arik Air • ASKY Airlines • Air Nostrum • Brussels Airlines • Corsair • Delta • Emirates • Ethiopian Airlines • Iberia • Kenya Airways • Mauritius Airlines • Royal Air Maroc • South African Airways • TAP Portugal • Transair • TUIFly • Tunisair • Turkish Airlines • Vueling

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

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Last Updated: 20 March 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .