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Damascus - the capital of Syria. The population is 1,754,000.

Damascus is one of the oldest cities in the world, first mentioned in 2500 BC. The old town is famous for its seven doors, most of which have been preserved and renovated. The most famous of these are the doors of Bab Shark (east door) and Bab Tuman (Thomas door). There are also magnificent mosques in Damascus that have centuries-old history. The Omayyad Mosque is one of the most famous of them all.

Syria is also famous for its delicious pastries and sweets, seasoned with a unique spice. While walking the streets of Damascus, you can often find candy shops, where you can buy traditional Arabic halva.


Fly Armenia Airways has scheduled flights to Damascus 2 times a week.

City is known for:
Ancient Architecture History and Art Oriental Culinary Sweets and Dried Fruits Souvenirs Carpets Gemstones Handicraft
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Damascus International-Airport

Damascus International Airport is located 30 km southeast of downtown Damascus (Umayyad Square)
Airport code: DAM
Time zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours


Address: طريق المطار, Syria

Telephone: (+963) 11 238 6790



An urban bus line commutes every 30 minutes to 60 minutes (depending on the time) between the airport and the Ali Ibn Abi Taleb Boulevard bus station in the Baramkeh district of the city center of Damascus (near Tishreen Stadium).

Car rental

Several car rental companies (with or without driver) offer their services in Syria.

Services for Persons with Disabilities

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency in advance of their flight.

Visa information

Before you fly, please make certain you have the correct visa and documents required to enter the country. Check with the relevant embassy to find out what you need.

Сar parking

Damascus International Airport has a free drop-off service to drop or pick up passengers on departure or arrival. Paid parking is also offered for longer parking periods.

Airport facilities

Free Wi-Fi
Luggage wrapping
Mother and child room

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