Douala Airport, Cameroon - Stein Travel

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Welcome to Douala Airport

The airport is situated six miles (10km) from Douala.

Car Rental

Car rental is available at the airport.

City Transfers

There taxi services available to the city.


Tel: +237 423 526

Departure Tax
CFA 10,000 (international), CFA 500 (domestic).

Facilities include a bank, post office, shops, a restaurant and bar, and duty-free shopping. Warning: there is currently a scam with fraudsters claiming to operate from Douala airport selling puppies.

French and English are the official languages, although French is more commonly spoken and is the language of business. There are also numerous other African dialects.

The official currency is the Central Africa CFA Franc (XAF), which is divided into 100 centimes. The CFA franc is tied to the Euro at a rate of EUR1 = CFA 655.957, or CFA 100 = EUR0.152449. Cash is easier to exchange than travellers cheques, and Euros are by far the easiest currency to change for CFA francs. Credit cards have limited acceptance and ATMs are few and far between.

Local time is GMT +1.

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