Shahjalal International Airport (formerly Zia Int. Airport), Bangladesh - Stein Travel



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Welcome to Shahjalal International Airport (formerly Zia Int. Airport)

12 miles (20 km) north of Dhaka


Car Parking

Long and short-term parking is available.

Car Rental
A host of Bangladeshi car rental companies are available.
City Transfers
An airport shuttle bus runs to the city. There are also taxis and tuk-tuks available.
Contacts

+880 (0)2 896 0825

Departure Tax
Varies depending on destination.
Facilities

Currency exchange counters, post office, duty-free shopping, ATMs, small restaurants, and car-hire kiosks are available.

Language
The official language of Bangladesh is Bangla. The language is central to their national identity. English and Urdu are often understood.
Money
The currency in Bangladesh is the Bangladesh Taka (BDT). There are ATMs in major cities but credit cards are usually only accepted in Dhaka. Banks and large stores will accept travellers cheques. The best exchange rate is found in private shops. Travellers are not allowed to leave with more currency than what they declare on arrival. Banking hours are 9 am to 3 pm, Sunday to Thursday.
Time
Local time in Bangladesh is GMT/UCT + 6 hours

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