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Ivato's international and domestic terminal are located next to each within two inter-connected buildings. Scheduled domestic flights to most major [[Madagascar Airports| Madagascar Airports]] are served by [[Air Madagascar]]. Additionally, various small airstrips exists around the country which are not served by Air Madagascar but which may be offer landing possibility using small private air charters, such as [[STA]].
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Ivato's international and domestic terminal are located next to each within two inter-connected buildings. Scheduled domestic flights to most major [[Madagascar Airports| Madagascar Airports]] are served by [[Air Madagascar]]. Additionally, various small airstrips exists around the country which are not served by Air Madagascar but which offer landing possibilities with [[Private Charter Flights|private air charters]].
  
 
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== Visa ==
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A [[visa]] can be obtained directly on arrival at Ivato International Aiport.
  
 
== Money exchange and Internet access ==
 
== Money exchange and Internet access ==
  
While several currency exchange services can be found in the international terminal, opposite the terminal and across the parking lot is [[Travel Exchange]]. Compared to other currency exchange services, major banks included, Travel Exchange consistently offered a slightly better exchange rate for Ariary in 2010 through 2012. The [[Aerocyber]] internet access point can be found next door.
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There is one currency exchange service by the exit inside the international terminal and another by the exit inside  the domestic terminal. Alternatively, for  good exchange rates in the city, go to [[NCH]].
  
 
== Restaurants ==
 
== Restaurants ==
  
Good food can be found in both the domestic and International terminal but not inside the flight departure area after check-in. Alternatively, an outdoors restaurant can be found opposite the parking lot, close to the petrol station, as well as a restaurant and cafe directly at the petrol station. For those with three or more hours to spare between connecting flights, a visit to the [[Croc Farm]] in a park on the other side of the runway is recommended. There is a good restaurant with crocodile burgers on the menu the park. A taxi should take about 10-15 minutes each way.
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Good food can be found in both the domestic and International terminal but not inside the flight departure area after check-in. Alternatively, an outdoors restaurant can be found opposite the parking lot, close to the petrol station, as well as a restaurant and cafe directly at the petrol station.
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For those with three or more hours between connecting flights, a visit to the [[Croc Farm]] in a park on the other side of the runway is recommended. There is a good restaurant, which even has crocodile burgers on the menu! Alternatively, for a somewhat more authentic Malagasy ''[[hotely]]'' experience, stop by [[Mitsinjo Box]], shortly before the road turns left into Croc Farm. A taxi to Croc Farm takes between 10 and 15 minutes.
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A highly recommended lunch and dinner restaurant at the first cross road about 1km from Ivato in the direction of Tana is [[Mo Cafe|Mo Café]]. Mo Cafe is also a popular bar during evenings.
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== Local area map ==
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== Accommodation ==
 
== Accommodation ==
  
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* [http://www.reservations.mg/contact-hotel-island-continent-hotel-ivato-tananarive-madagascar.html Island Continent Hotel Ivato]
 
* [[Manoir Rouge]]
 
* [[Manoir Rouge]]
  
== Local attractions ==
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== Nearby ==
  
 
* [[Croc Farm]]
 
* [[Croc Farm]]
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* [[La Ferme d'Ivato]]
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* [[Domaine du Lac]]
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* [[Ivato Airport Viewpoint]]
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* [http://www.cheval-madagascar.com www.cheval-madagascar.com]
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* [[Ivato Conference Center]]
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== Various ==
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* [[Assist Aviation]]
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* [[Ravinala Airports]]
  
 
== Transport to/from the airport ==
 
== Transport to/from the airport ==
  
* [[ADEMA shuttle bus]] - leaves to/from [[Antananarivo]] to coincide with all local and International flight departures and arrivals. Good seating/luggage space. The best value and safest travel option.
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* <strike>[[ADEMA shuttle bus]] - leaves to/from [[Antananarivo]] to coincide with all local and International flight departures and arrivals. Good seating/luggage space. The best value and safest travel option.</strike>
* [[Taxi-brousse]] - leaves from outside the airport area. The lowest price and slowest option. Stops in a central market place in the capital, not recommended for late night arrivals, carrying luggage and valuables!  
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* Local bus - [[Taxi-brousse]] leaves from outside the airport area. The lowest price and slowest option, stopping in many places until finally reaching a central market place in the capital, not recommended for late night arrivals while carrying luggage and other valuables!  
* Taxi (the quickest but priciest option).
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* [[Tana Taxi Driver Richard Rakotobe|Taxi]] - the quickest but priciest option.
  
 
== Additional information ==
 
== Additional information ==
 
* [http://www.adema.mg/index.php?page=aeroport_antananarivo www.adema.mg/index.php?page=aeroport_antananarivo]
 
* [http://www.adema.mg/index.php?page=aeroport_antananarivo www.adema.mg/index.php?page=aeroport_antananarivo]
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* [[Landing at Ivato International Airport]] - Cockpit View
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* See more [[Ivato International Airport photos]]

Revision as of 19:41, 13 November 2018

Ivato International Airport is the main airport of Madagascar, located about 16km from the centre of Antananarivo. Ivato connects with major flight routes in Europe, Asia and Africa.

Ivato International Airport 001.jpg

Ivato's international and domestic terminal are located next to each within two inter-connected buildings. Scheduled domestic flights to most major Madagascar Airports are served by Air Madagascar. Additionally, various small airstrips exists around the country which are not served by Air Madagascar but which offer landing possibilities with private air charters.

Ivato International Airport 002.jpg

Ivato International Airport 004.jpg

Ivato International Airport 005.jpg


Visa

A visa can be obtained directly on arrival at Ivato International Aiport.

Money exchange and Internet access

There is one currency exchange service by the exit inside the international terminal and another by the exit inside the domestic terminal. Alternatively, for good exchange rates in the city, go to NCH.

Restaurants

Good food can be found in both the domestic and International terminal but not inside the flight departure area after check-in. Alternatively, an outdoors restaurant can be found opposite the parking lot, close to the petrol station, as well as a restaurant and cafe directly at the petrol station.

For those with three or more hours between connecting flights, a visit to the Croc Farm in a park on the other side of the runway is recommended. There is a good restaurant, which even has crocodile burgers on the menu! Alternatively, for a somewhat more authentic Malagasy hotely experience, stop by Mitsinjo Box, shortly before the road turns left into Croc Farm. A taxi to Croc Farm takes between 10 and 15 minutes.

A highly recommended lunch and dinner restaurant at the first cross road about 1km from Ivato in the direction of Tana is Mo Café. Mo Cafe is also a popular bar during evenings.


Local area map

Ivato International Airport 003.jpg


Accommodation

Nearby

Various

Transport to/from the airport

  • ADEMA shuttle bus - leaves to/from Antananarivo to coincide with all local and International flight departures and arrivals. Good seating/luggage space. The best value and safest travel option.
  • Local bus - Taxi-brousse leaves from outside the airport area. The lowest price and slowest option, stopping in many places until finally reaching a central market place in the capital, not recommended for late night arrivals while carrying luggage and other valuables!
  • Taxi - the quickest but priciest option.

Additional information