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Getting around by air

Airports & Airlines

You can fly to Dili from Denpasar (Bali), Jakarta, Darwin and Singapore. Dili’s Nicolau Lobato International Airport is a 10-minute drive from town. The 24-hour Flybus airport shuttle (7750 8585; kijoli@bigpond.com) can pick up and drop off for US$10 per person, or you can share a taxi for US$10. Mikrolets (small minibuses) charge $US0.25 from the main road into town.

Air Timor Flies daily between Dili and Denpasar (Bali) and Singapore on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Sriwijaya Air Flies daily between Dili and Denpasar (Bali) and Jakarta.

Air North Flies at least twice daily between Dili and Darwin (Australia). At the time of writing Air North did not have an office in Dili, but you can book online.

Departure Tax

There’s a departure tax of US$10 when leaving Dili’s airport.