Senou International Airport, Mali - Stein Travel

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Welcome to Senou International Airport

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) from Bamako.

Car Parking

Parking is available.

Car Rental

Hertz and Locatour have rental offices at the airport.

City Transfers

Taxis are located in front of the airport terminal, across the road, and boards display a list of fixed rates.


Tel: +223 204 626.

Departure Tax

There are bars, restaurants, a bureau de change and a few shops available.

French is the official language in Mali, but Bambara is spoken by 80% of the population. Numerous other African languages are also spoken. Outside the bigger towns few people speak French, and hardly anyone speaks English.

The official currency in Mali is the West African CFA Franc (XOF), which is divided into 100 centimes. The CFA franc is tied to the Euro. Foreign currency and travellers cheques can be exchanged at banks in Bamako. French francs and euro are the easiest to exchange. Banks are closed on weekends. ATMs are only available in Bamako and only accept Visa cards. Major credit cards, usually Visa, are accepted in some hotels and restaurants in the capital, but credit cards in general are not widely used in Mali.

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