Dhaka - Zia International Airport (DAC)
Zia International is Bangladesh’s main airport and is conveniently located 11 miles (17 kilometres) from cosmopolitan Dhaka. A relatively new airport, Zia International was named in honour of Bangladesh's former president, Ziaur Rahman.
The airport is a primary air travel gateway into Bangladesh and the hub of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the country's national airline. Its strategic geographical location makes the airport an ideal transfer point for leisure and business passengers travelling around Bangladesh.
Over 4 million international and 1 million domestic passengers as well as 150,000 tons of freight and mail exchange use Zia International Airport (DAC) on an annual basis. The airport is well equipped with terminal buildings, hangers, sophisticated radar, a freight village (warehouse) and other modern equipment for handling aircraft. Biman Bangladesh Airlines operates to almost all major cities of the world.
International carriers serving Bangladesh include Aeroflot, British Airways, Emirates, Gulf Air, Indian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, Royal Nepal Airlines, Saudi Airways, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways. Regional flight services are managed by Aero Bengal Airlines, Air Parabat, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and GMG Airlines. Regular flights are run between Dhaka and several other main cities. They are economical, and most routes are served at least two or three times a week.
Bangladesh Dhaka Zia International Airport (DAC) Terminals
The two terminals at Zia International Airport (DAC) are spacious and offer travellers a host of facilities, which include currency exchange counters and a post office. In addition to this, duty-free shopping, bistros, medical services, banking and ATM facilities, car hire counters, facilities for the physically challenged, lost property office, luggage handling facilities and plush VIP lounges are also available at the Zia International Airport (DAC).
A wide variety of self and chauffeur-driven vehicles are available for hire at highly attractive rates at the airport premises. Reliable rental services are provided by many of Bangladesh’s leading car rental companies at the Zia International Airport (DAC) terminal.
Zia International Airport (DAC) offers a multi-storeyed car park building that can comfortably accommodate a large number of cars, coaches and buses.
Metred taxis and auto-rickshaws (tuk-tuks) are available close to the Zia International Airport (DAC) as well as an airport bus shuttle service. A convenient pick-up service is offered to guests by specified hotels.
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