Asmara Airport

Asmara Airport

Asmara International Airport is located around 5 km from Asmara and is the primary international airport serving Eritrea. The airport offers a small selection of international flights in the region including direct flights to and from the UAE with flydubai.

Terminals at Asmara Airport

Asmara International Airport consists of a single passenger terminal which is home to a decent range of facilities and services. As all flights depart from the same passenger terminal, travelers needing to transfer at the airport won’t have a lengthy walk to their next flight. The airport itself is noted for its clean and modern facilities, with most travelers reporting a comfortable and pleasant airport experience.

Facilities at Asmara Airport

At Asmara International Airport you will find all of the amenities and facilities you would need for an enjoyable stay, although options available are not as wide as other airports due to the fact that Asmara International Airport is relatively small. There is a restaurant and bar available on site where you can enjoy a meal or a quick drink, while there are also a couple of snack bars located around the airport serving snacks and refreshments. In addition to this, duty-free shopping is available on site, so you can pick up some cheap goods and last-minute travel necessities before continuing your journey.

Asmara Airport Travel Information

When your flight has arrived at Asmara International Airport there are a couple of transportation options available to you in order to reach the city center. There are public buses running from the airport into the city center if you want a cheap way to travel, while you can flag down one of the taxis just outside of the terminal. Official airport taxis will be metered so that you can get a fair price for your journey.

As a UAE national catching a flight to Eritrea, you will need a visa in order to enter the country so give yourself plenty of time before your journey to complete a visa application. In Asmara you can expect the weather to be warm for most of the year, with average highs of around 33 degrees from April to August. However, be advised that there is a brief rainy season in the region which begins in July and continues until the end of August.

* This information is correct as of May 2018

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 Airport Contact Details

Asmara Airport

PO Box 252,
Asmara Int´l Airport,

Tel:+291 (0)1 181822

 Location Details

Longitude:38° 54' 37'' E
Latitude:15° 17' 27'' N

 Airport Location

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