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Harare International Airport

Harare International Airport (HRE)

Overview

Harare International Airport was once a thriving airport with non-stop flights to the UK, Australia and several other countries. Due to political unrest and the economic crisis, there are now few international flights to Harare International Airport, although South African Airways, British Airways, Airlink and Air Zimbabwe still operate flights to major centres in nearby countries such as Johannesburg. Emirates also flies direct from Dubai. The airport is a hub for Air Zimbabwe.

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (12km) southeast of Harare.

Getting to the city

Taxis and coaches are available to the city centre.

Time

Local time is GMT +2.

Contacts

Tel: +263 (0)4 575 164/8.

Car rental

Car rental companies include Europcar, Hertz and Avis.

Airport Taxis

Taxis to central Harare are available, and an average fare to the main hotels is US$25.

Facilities

Facilities include a bank, bureau de change and auto exchange machine, smoking areas, medical services and a pharmacy, restaurants, bars, duty-free, various shops, and post office.

Parking

There is plentiful parking close to the terminal.

Departure Tax

International flights: US$35 departure tax + US$15 AIDEF (total of US$50). Local flights: US$10 departure tax + US$5 AIDEF (total of US$15).

Website

www.caaz.co.zw

Internet

There is wi-fi available.


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