Dhaka Airport (DAC)

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Dhaka Airport (IATA: DAC, ICAO: VGHS), officially known as Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, or simply Shahjalal, is the main international airport serving Bangladesh. The airport is located in Kurmitola, 17 kilometres north in Dhaka city, the expansion of the last years has integrated the airport facility.

Dhaka Airport (IATA: DAC) is the busiest airport in Bangladesh.
Dhaka Airport (IATA: DAC) is the busiest airport in Bangladesh.
The airport is located 15 kilometres north of Dhaka City Center.
The airport is located 17 kilometres north of Dhaka City Center.
Dhaka Airport served 15,5 Million passengers in 2015.
Dhaka Airport served 11,4 Million passengers in 2018.
There are three terminals in Shahjalal International Airport.
There are three terminals in Shahjalal International Airport.
The terminals T1 and T2 serves all international flights.
The terminals T1 and T2 serves all international flights.
There is a project to relocate it to another place in the vicinities of Dhaka city. DAC Airport serves as a hub for all Bangladesh Airlines and it includes Biman, Regent, US-Bangla and Novoair. Dhaka Airport handles domestic and international flights and flies to more than 80 destinations worldwide. The airport has one runway and it is planned to built a second one
DAC airport occupies more than 1,970 acres (800 acres) approximately. In 2018 Dhaka Airport handled 11,462,580 million of passenger movements. With the construction of the second runway it is estimated that the airport will be able to handle more passengers and will operate more effectively.


Terminal Information

At Dhaka Airport there are three terminals:

- Terminal 1

- Terminal 2

- Domestic Terminal (Terminal 3)

Another VIP Terminal is located next to the main gate, it is only used for special occasions.


Terminal 1 and 2

Handle international flights. On the ground floor there are arrivals and on the upper floor there are the departures. At the building there is a custom office, prayer rooms, security section, taxi booths and bank/hotels booths among other services as elevators or stairs.

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Domestic Terminal

It handles domestic flights. The building has only one floor where manages arrivals and departures. Through all the airport terminal buildings there are various emergency gates.

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Terminal Facilities

Dhaka Airport provides the following services to all passengers that required the services:


- Restaurant

- Shops

- Duty Free (purchases must be finalized 20 minutes before the flight departs).

- Police Office

- Lounges: Ruposhi Bangla Hotel Balaka Executive Lounge and SkyLounge.

- Wi-Fi available

- Prayer rooms: Separated prayer rooms for Male and Female passengers (2nd level)

- Bank/Hotel Booths

- Currency Exchange

- Elevators

- Parents room


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Car Rental

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The available means of transportation can be found at Dhaka Airport:


- Rail: Biman Bondor Railway Station is the railway station that provides service to Dhaka city. Trains run to different cities and destinations. See more info


- Taxi: There are taxi booths at the airport. Travel time to reach Dhaka city center is about 40 minutes (depending of the traffic jam). Another option is to use Rickshaws, the cheapest method of transportation. See more info


- Bus: Run from the main road. From Dhaka, buses depart at: Gulistan Bus Station, NW of the city centre. See more info


- Hotel Shuttle bus: Various hotels offer shuttle bus service from the arrivals level at Dhaka airport.


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Dhaka Airport in numbers

- Three terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Domestic Terminal

- One VIP Terminal

- Capacity of 15 million passengers per year

- Located 17 km north from downtown Dhaka city

- One runway

- Two prayer rooms (male and female)

- Two parking garages (domestic and international)

- Biman airline, the national carrier, operate with almost 40 different international destinations.



Contact information

Address: Airport Road, Sector 1, Kurmitola, Dhaka 1229, BANGLADESH

Phone: +880 2-7911042



Lost and Found

Phone: +880 2-890 1500


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