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About Ksar Intl. Airport

Ksar International Airport, which started to welcome passengers in the city of Gafsa in Tunisia in 1999, now hosts military flights of the Tunisian Air Force as well as commercial flights. A comprehensive project was carried out in 2008 to renew and expand the infrastructure and runway of Ksar International Airport. Ksar International Airport, which offers service with a single large terminal, has a capacity of 10 thousand passengers.

Getting to the City Center from Ksar Intl. Airport

Those wanting to travel to central Gafsa from the airport, located in the centre of Tunisia approximately 6 kilometres away from Gafsa, or Ksar Airport, usually prefer taking a taxi or renting a car. If you make an agreement with transfer service that will take you from the airport to the centre once you land, then you can also make use of this. Transport costs in Tunusia and Gafsa are usually not high. This being said, those wanting to make a cheaper journey from Gafsa Airport to the centre can share taxis, or can take one of the public transport vehicles that leave from the stops nearby.

Taxi

You might prefer to taking one of the taxis waiting outside the terminal to get to Gafsa city centre from Gafsa Airport. There is a distance of 6 kilometres between the two locations. The taxis in Gafsa are usually affordable and budget friendly, and the fact that the airport is so close to the city centre makes it both fast and affordable. You can find out the average cost for the journey by telling the driver where you want to go and asking how much it would cost. The duration of trip from the airport terminal to Gafsa city centre can change depending on traffic and road conditions however it doesn’t usually exceed 10-15 minutes. You might not need to negotiate on the price if you’re going a short distance however if you are going somewhere further out then you can pay less by haggling with the Gafsa taxi drivers.

Bus

If you want to take public transport to central Gafsa from the airport then you can make use of the buses and minibuses that wait at stops nearby and at the airport. The cost for taking a bus or a minibus in Gafsa is considerably cheaper when compared with other options but don’t forger that it might be overcrowded and tiring. The buses and minibuses only go to specific locations in the centre so you will have to walk or take a taxi from here to your final destination.

Shared Car

Those wanting to have the comfort of a taxi and the cheapness of taking a bus might prefer to use a carpooling service to make the journey from the airport to central Gafsa. The journey should take no more than 10-15 minutes as with the other options. If you want to use a shared care at Gafsa Airport, then you can take advantage of the suitable prices of this option by finding different passengers travelling in the same direction. Don’t forget to let the driver know the direction you will be travelling and to find out the average costs for the journey.

Airport Service

There aren’t many airport shuttles service options when coming from Gafsa Airport towards Gafsa. You can take a look at private shuttle service providers to find a suitable service by researching online and get picked up in from of the terminal with the car that you reserved. If you’re staying at a hotel in the city centre or nearby the airport then you can find out if the there is a shuttle service offered by getting in touch with them before your journey. Getting from Gafsa Airport to the city centre usually takes around 10-15 minutes. These shuttle services are sometimes offered free of charge or at very reasonable prices for hotel prices.  

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2017
Getting to Ksar Intl. Airport from the City Center

If you need to travel to Ksar Airport from Gafsa city centre, or from any of the other surrounding areas, then you can make use of the taxis that can be found in Gafsa city centre. It’s also possible to complete your journey to the airport from Gafsa centre by using the comfortable vehicles form car rental agencies, sharing a car, or taking the bus if you want a more affordable trip.

Taxi

You can find a taxi without any difficulty in central Gafsa regardless of time or day and make your way directly to the airport terminal from wherever you are in the city. The taximeters that are inside the vehicles usually determine taxi fees in Gafsa. You can speak with the driver before the journey and find out the average price for the trip to the airport from the centre to avoid paying fees outside of your budget. The time from the centre to the airport is usually around 10 minutes. If you’re coming from a location further away than the city centre then you should account for the extra time that will be needed in getting to the airport and leave a little earlier.

Bus

It might make sense to use the bus from Gafsa city centre if you’re planning on travelling during daytime hours. The price for the bus journey, that can take you to directly to the airport or quite nearby, is much more affordable than taking a taxi or many of the other transport options. The only downside to the general speedy and cheap buses is that they only leave from specific locations in the city centre and that it might be tiring to take your luggage to these points. Despite this, you might prefer using the bus to get to the airport for with its cheap cost. If you are coming from a different city or region then it’s possible to first get to Gafsa and then take a different form of transport to the airport from here. 

Shared Car

Passengers sharing taxis and private vehicles to get to the airport form Gafsa might make the journey in a more economic manner. If you prefer this method then you can reach an agreement with other guests at the hotel you’re staying in to travel together. When compared with taxis, shared vehicles are a cheap alternative in getting from Gafsa, this option only really makes sense as an advantage for those coming from a location a little further out. 

Airport Service

For those who will travel to Ksar Airport from Gafsa or the surrounding regions then using an airport transfer service is one of the other alternatives. You can find out if these services are possible from your hotel, especially if your hotel is near the centre, and inquire about costs to make a reservation before your flight. This is an option that is both fast and cheap, especially for those travelling in a larger group than just a few people.

Airport Information

The terminal of Ksar Airport, located just a few kilometres away from Gafsa in Tunisia, is spread out over a small area. There are standard services at the airport such as a waiting lounge, information and support desk, and a lost and found. You can find the car rental agencies at the terminal and surrounding areas and rent a vehicle to your liking. You can also try some of the local delicacies at the restaurant and cafes in surrounding areas while you wait.

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2017

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