Information & Facts
Taxis are available and cost up to US$ 28 for the 40 minute
drive into the city.
Short- and long-term parking is available.
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and
A bus into the city is available after each flight arrival. A
private shuttle service operates sedans, mini-buses or coaches to
transfer individuals and groups to destinations in Windhoek and
elsewhere in the country.
Tel: + 264 (0)61 295 5600.
The airport has two bureaux de change, a VAT refund centre, an
ATM, public telephones, a post office, duty free shop, VIP lounge,
conferencing facilities and an information desk. There are also
restaurants and a café.
English is the official language, but many people also
speak Afrikaans and German. There are also several indigenous
languages spoken, mainly in the rural areas.
The official currency is the Namibian Dollar (NAD) divided into
100 cents. Its value is equal to the South African Rand, which is
also accepted as legal currency in Namibia. Major credit cards are
accepted. Travellers cheques and foreign currency can be exchanged
at any bank or bureau de change, though cash is more expensive to
exchange than travellers cheques. ATMs are available in larger