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Tripoli International Airport

Tripoli International Airport (TIP)


The Tripoli International Airport has been severely damaged by fighting during the civil war. When closed, flights to and from Libya have been using Mitiga International Airport.


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.


+218 94 429 7241

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.


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


Airlines flying to and from Tripoli International Airport include British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Egyptair, Tunis Air, Emirates, Qatar, Deutsche Lufthansa, and Royal Jordanian Airlines.

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