British Airways has frequent flights to Tripoli, landing at Tripoli International Airport. Located near the town of Bin Ghashir, Tripoli airport is 20 miles south of central Tripoli. After Tripoli flights take a taxi and refresh yourself with a glass of sweet mint tea in a Tripoli cafe on Green Square or relax on one of Tripoli's sandy beaches. Head for the walled old town, the Medina, to soak up local history after flights to Tripoli, a city dating back 2500 years.
After Tripoli flights take a black-and-white taxi into central Tripoli. If you'd prefer a cheaper option and enjoy company on your journey, opt for a shared yellow-and-black taxi to reach your Tripoli hotel. Both types of taxi leave from outside Tripoli airport's Flight Arrivals area. Your journey into central Tripoli will take around 20 minutes, depending on traffic.
Stretch your legs after your Tripoli flight in the newer part of Tripoli, and enjoy streets lined with Italian colonial architecture. Pass through the gates of Tripoli's whitewashed Medina old town and turn the clock back a few centuries. Then wander around the vast Red Castle dominating Tripoli's skyline. Enjoy haggling in Tripoli's souk markets for carpets and copper by day, and feel the Mediterranean breeze on a Tripoli evening stroll through lively Green Square. Head out of Tripoli to the desert to see Roman archaeological site Leptis Magna before return flights from Tripoli. Buy nomadic tribe Tuareg jewellery, saffron and rose water to bring back on your Tripoli flight.