Tripoli International Airport

Tripoli International Airport (TIP)


The airport is situated 19 miles (30km) south of Tripoli.

Getting to the city

Unless transport has been arranged with a tour operator prior to arrival, taxis are the principal means of transport to the city.


GMT +2.


Tel: +218 (0)22 605 026

Car rental

Car rental companies at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.

Transfer between terminals

There is currently only one terminal for both international and national travel, though expansion and modernisation of the airport has begun.


Facilities include duty-free shopping, a restaurant, prayer room, business lounge and currency exchange.

Departure Tax

6LD on international flights; 3LD on domestic flights.

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