Almost 800,000 passengers take flights to Aleppo International Airport (ALP) every year. A mixture of modern and traditional Islamic architecture, Aleppo International Airport (ALP) offers travelers a decent selection of services, including several restaurants and retail shops (on the second floor) and an on-site mosque (basement level). Visitors arriving on flights to Aleppo International Airport (ALP) might want to pick up some local currency at one of the exchange offices, or hit an ATM machine. Also on the ground floor, travelers can consult with visitor and tourist information offices before heading outside to find ground transportation. Taxis are cheap and plentiful outside the terminal. Budget travelers with a lot of time and not much luggage might opt for a van taxi, which is shared with other passengers heading to nearby destinations. In both cases, however, tourists are advised to arrange the fare with the driver before getting in. Downtown Aleppo, where most hotels are located, is about 20 minutes away. Aleppo International Airport (ALP) offers daily flights to Damascus, and weekly flights to Istanbul and Cairo. Visitors can also make connections to Europe and other Middle Eastern cities. Syrian Air and Turkish Airlines are among the major carriers with flights to Aleppo International Airport (ALP).