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Getting around by air

Dakar is one of Africa's transport hubs, with links across Africa, Europe and America.

Airports & Airlines

Dakar's current airport, Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport, is slated to close once the new airport opens – which might be as early as 2018. Groupe Transair is the only carrier making domestic flights inside Senegal, with service between Dakar, Ziguinchor and Cap Skirring.

Some major airlines service Senegal, many with offices in Dakar:

Air France

Brussels Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines

Kenya Airways (www.kenya-airways.com)

Royal Air Maroc

South African Airways

TACV Cabo Verde Airlines

TAP Portugal (www.flytap.com)

Departure Tax

Departure tax is included in the price of a ticket.