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The modern Nënë Tereza International Airport is at Rinas, 17km northwest of Tirana. The Rinas Express airport bus operates an on-the-hour (7am to 6pm) service, with departures from the corner of Rr Mine Peza and Rr e Durrësit (a few blocks from the National History Museum) for 250 lekë one way. The going taxi rate is 2000 to 2500 lekë. The airport is about 20 minutes' drive away, but plan for possible traffic jams and give yourself plenty of time to get there if you're catching a flight.