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About Seychelles International Airport (SEZ)

Known locally as Aéroport de la Pointe Larue, Seychelles International Airport is the main airport on the 155-island archipelago and is located on the main island of Mahé. Our Seychelles airport guide includes important transport information, a list of airport facilities and contact details.


There is a tourist information/hotel booking desk in Arrivals, which is open whenever there is a flight. There are general airport information desks in various locations in both terminals.


Driving directions:

From Victoria city centre, head southeast along the Victoria-Providence highway and follow signs for the airport.

Transfer between terminals:

There is a walkway between the two passenger terminals. It takes two minutes to walk from one to the other.

Airport Info

Point Larue

Seychelles International Airport is situated 10km (6 miles) southeast of Victoria, on the island of Mahé.

No. of terminals:

+248 384 000

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus:Buses operate from 0530 to 1930 and depart for Victoria every 20-30 minutes. Bus stops are on the main road outside the airport (journey time: 20 minutes; fare: around SCR4).

Taxi:Taxis operate 24 hours a day from the airport. Fares start at around SCR100 into Victoria.

Public transport air:

Helicopter:Zil Air (tel: +248 4 375 100; operates numerous helicopter and fixed-wing services between Seychelles International Airport and various islands in the archipelago. Air Seychelles (tel: +248 4 391 000; operates shuttle flights to Praslin island.

Terminal facilities


There are ATMs, a bank and a bureau de change in the international terminal.


There are restaurants and bars in both passenger terminals.


There are duty-free shops, which open three hours before international flight departures, in the departure halls of the international terminal. There is also a small tax-free outlet in the arrivals area. Additional shops are available in the concourse.


Luggage trolleys and left-luggage facilities are available.


A travel agent is among a number of other facilities at Seychelles International Airport.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

There is a VIP lounge in the international terminal. Meeting facilities are offered by some of the island's larger hotel complexes.

Communication Facilities:

Wi-Fi internet access (free of charge for the first two hours of use) is available throughout Seychelles International Airport. Public telephones can be found in both terminals.

Disabled facilities:

Facilities for the disabled are limited, but include accessible toilets and a system of ramps for easier access. Passengers requiring assistance should contact their airline for further information prior to travelling.

Car parking:

There are 40 short-term and more than 100 long-term parking spaces at the airport. These parking areas have direct access to the terminal buildings.

Car rental:

Car hire is available at the airport from Avis, Hertz and Sixt, as well as a couple of local operators. Car hire desks are located in the arrivals and departures areas. Most of these are open only when there is a departing or arriving flight.

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