Airports in Lebanon

Beirut International Airport

The airport is situated four miles (7km) south of the city.

Beirut International Airport (BEY)

Overview

Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall and can be organised through hotels or reputable companies online prior to arrival, and Uber is also available in Beirut. Authorised vehicles bear the airport logo on their side and charge an official rate. Other taxis are also available but their charge is subject to bargain.

Location

The airport is situated four miles (7km) south of the city.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall and can be organised through hotels or reputable companies online prior to arrival, and Uber is also available in Beirut. Authorised vehicles bear the airport logo on their side and charge an official rate. Other taxis are also available but their charge is subject to bargain.

Time

GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies located at the airport include Dealers, Budget, City Car, National, Avis, Europcar, and Hertz. The car rental operators' desks can be found in the arrivals hall.

Airport Taxis

Organising taxis through reputable companies online or through hotels prior to arrival is the easiest way to get a reliable taxi. Otherwise, certified airport taxis are usually available outside the arrivals hall and have a unified official rate. Uber is an increasingly affordable and reliable option.

Facilities

Airport facilities include ATMs, currency exchange services, offices, a bank, pay phones, a post office, luggage wrapping services, lost baggage complaints, business lounges, wifi access, separate Muslim and Christian prayer rooms, and first aid and emergency medical services.

The Information Centre staff members are multilingual, generally speaking Arabic, French, and English. There are a number of cafés and restaurants open to the public, located in the arrival zone. There are also a number of shops, including duty free.

Parking

Parking for 2,350 cars is available at the airport. The parking area is connected to the terminal by an underground walkway. Parking rates start at LBP 5,750 for less than an hour, and go up to LBP 22,000 per day.

www.beirutairport.gov.lb