Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY)Location: The airport is situated four miles (7km) south of the city.
Time: GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: (961) 162 8000 or 150 from inside Lebanon
Getting to the city: Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall and can be organised through hotels or reputable companies online prior to arrival, and Uber is also available in Beirut. Authorised vehicles bear the airport logo on their side and charge an official rate. Other taxis are also available but their charge is subject to bargain.
Car rental: Car rental companies located at the airport include Dealers, Budget, City Car, National, Avis, Europcar, and Hertz. The car rental operators' desks can be found in the arrivals hall.
Airport Taxis: Organising taxis through reputable companies online or through hotels prior to arrival is the easiest way to get a reliable taxi. Otherwise, certified airport taxis are usually available outside the arrivals hall and have a unified official rate. Uber is an increasingly affordable and reliable option.
Airport facilities include ATMs, currency exchange services, offices, a bank, pay phones, a post office, luggage wrapping services, lost baggage complaints, business lounges, wifi access, separate Muslim and Christian prayer rooms, and first aid and emergency medical services.
The Information Centre staff members are
multilingual, generally speaking Arabic, French, and English. There
are a number of cafés and restaurants open to the public,
located in the arrival zone. There are also a number of shops,
including duty free.
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