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Praia International Airport

Nelson Mandela International Airport (RAI)

Overview

Nelson Mandela International Airport was opened in 2005 as Praia International Airport, and renamed in 2012 to commemorate the late Nelson Mandela and his commitment to human rights. It serves well over 500,000 visitors per year and has terminals for both domestic and international flights.

Location

1.8 miles (3km) northeast from central Praia

Getting to the city

There are taxis available outside the arrivals terminal for transfer into town.

Time

GMT -1.

Departure Tax

None


Praia International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.