Dhaka International Airport information
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport serves Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The airport is the busiest and biggest commercial airport of the country and handles over 5 million air travellers annually. The airport is the hub base of all Bangladeshi airlines - including Biman Bangladesh Airlines - and consists of 3 passenger terminals. Terminals 1 and 2 are mainly reserved for international flights, whilst Terminal 3 is used for domestic ones.
Flights to Dhaka International Airport
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is served by a variety of Middle Eastern and Asian airlines like Tigerair, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air India, and Bangkok Airways. There are direct flights from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and many others.
Cheapest flights to Dhaka International Airport
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Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is located about 15-20km from the city centre of Dhaka. Travellers can either rent a car or grab an airport taxi direct to their destination in Dhaka. A taxi ride to central Dhaka should cost between SGD$6.63-13.26.
What to see and do
Don’t miss a visit to the magnificent Lalbagh Fort in Old Dhaka. An ancient complex that has been standing since the 17th century, Lalbagh Fort was the brainchild of Prince Mohammed Azam of the historic Mughal Empire but was never fully completed. Construction was halted due to an unfortunate death of a royal, Bibi Pari, whose untimely demise made the Fort appear to be an unlucky omen.
The Parliament of Bangladesh sits in the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban or the National Parliament House which is amongst the world’s largest legislative complex and has been described as one of the most significant buildings in the twentieth century.
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