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Abu Dhabi International Airport

Transportation to Nouakchott Airport from the City Center

Nouakchott International Airport is very close to the city center; only 4 kilometers and 10 minutes away. There is no public transport from the city center to the airport. But by taxi or renting a car, you can reach the city center very easily and quickly.


You can easily find a taxi in the city center. If you ask your hotel, they can arrange one for you. Since there is no taximeter in the cars, you have to bargain and negotiate the fare in advance. It takes only 10 minutes to get to the airport by taxi.

Car Rental

Renting cars is a common method of transportation for foreigners in Nouakchott. There are offices in the city center where you can rent a car. It is recommended that you deal with an international company. You can also make reservations in advance via the internet. If you ask your hotel, they can help you with this. With the car you rent, you can reach the airport in just 10 minutes from the city center.

The route you need to follow is quite easy. Take the N3 road to the west of the city center and connect to the N1 motorway after about half a kilometer. Only after 3.5 kilometers, you can see the airport on your right

Airport Information

Nouakchott International Airport is the only airport in Mauritania. On the other hand, it is a very small airport and serves only with basic units. It is important to remember that at the airport, where no extra service is provided, very strict searches are made.

Almost all of Mauritania’s population is Muslim, and as in other Muslim countries there is the practice of reading verses from the Qur'an on the plane before the flight at the Nouakchott International Airport.

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2017

Transportation to Abu Dhabi City Center from Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport is 30 kilometers east of the city center. You can easily reach the city center by shuttle bus, city bus or taxi. You can also rent a car from companies located in the city center and at the airport.

Airport Shuttle

Some airline companies flying to Abu Dhabi International Airport offer a free 24-hour shuttle service which you can benefit to go both to the airport and the city center.

City Bus

You can reach the city by taking buses A1, which depart from the airport every 40 minutes.


Taxi is one of the alternatives that can be considered to reach the city. The most common means of transport in Abu Dhabi is taxi. However, since demand is high, you can wait for a long time under heat. Almost all the taxis accept credit cards. If you are traveling for business purposes, buying a voucher may be beneficial.

Car Rental

Renting a car is one of the most reasonable options for transportation in Abu Dhabi. Because the United Arab Emirates is a fortunate country in terms of oil reserves, oil prices are quite low. If you want to take advantage of this, it is possible to find many car rental offices in the city center and at the airport.

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2017

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Which airports can I use for Nouakchott-Abu Dhabi flights?

For Nouakchott-Abu Dhabi flights, you can use Nouakchott Oumtounsy Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi Bus Station, Yas Island Seaplane Base Airport, Sir Bani Yas Island Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Nouakchott-Abu Dhabi and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Nouakchott-Abu Dhabi is 7248 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 9 hour .

Which day is the most convenient for Nouakchott-Abu Dhabi flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Nouakchott-Abu Dhabi flights is Friday.

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