Khartoum Airport is the primary airport serving the capital of Sudan, Khartoum. The airport is currently in use but is scheduled to be replaced by New Khartoum International Airport, a new development that is still under construction. Khartoum Airport currently serves as a hub for Sudan Airways, the flag carrier of the country. The airport itself is located very centrally within the city of Khartoum, so it isn't far to travel to and from the city center.
Terminals at Khartoum Airport
There are both domestic and international flights operating out of Khartoum Airport, including flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah with a number of carriers, such as Etihad Airways, Emirates and Sudan Airways. It is quick and easy to navigate between gates in the airport, so you don't have a lengthy journey on your hands when transferring between flights.
Facilities at Khartoum Airport
There are a few basic facilities and amenities available to travelers at Khartoum Airport, including dining and shopping options. If you want somewhere to sit down and enjoy a hot or cold drink then there are a couple of coffee shops in the airport, or if you just want a quick snack you can find a few vending machines.
In the international section you will be able to find duty free shopping, so you can pick up some last minute goods and souvenirs at cheap prices to take on your journey. There is also a currency exchange on-site so you can change up your money if you are traveling abroad.
Those looking for somewhere luxurious to wait for flights will want to stay in the VIP Lounge, a first class lounge situated in the international section. Here you can enjoy a wide array of amenities such as refreshments to ensure your stay at the airport is a pleasant one.
Khartoum Airport Travel Information
Khartoum Airport is located centrally within the city so it is only a brief journey if you are travelling to or from the city center. The most popular way for travelers to get from the airport to their destination is by taxi as there are many taxis available just outside the airport.
If you are on a budget and would prefer to catch public transport, there are local buses that can be found along the main road a short walk from the terminal building. The city of Khartoum itself is well-served by an extensive network of minibuses, although you can also easily find taxis to get around.
*This information is correct as of April 2017