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Cheap flights to Iraq

Reasons To Visit Iraq

The incredibly historic country of Iraq is home to many of the world’s most fascinating ancient ruins and landmarks, while the country is also known for its many stunning works of architecture. With a history stretching back over 4000 years old, travelers to Iraq must visit some of the ancient sites around like the ruins of Babylon. If you are visiting the capital Baghdad there are plenty of things to see including many top class museums like the National Museum of Iraq or some memorable works of architecture such as the Monument to the Unknown Soldier. Other interesting cities include Basra in the south and Erbil in the heart of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Arriving In Iraq

If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Iran, there are plenty of options available to you. It is currently possible to fly directly from the UAE to Baghdad, Basra, Erbil and Najaf. The primary airport in the country is Baghdad International Airport - UAE-based travelers will be able to fly to Baghdad out of Dubai International Airport with Emirates, Iraqi Airways and flydubai. Alternatively, those looking to catch flights to Basra will be able to arrive at Basra International Airport from Dubai International Airport with Emirates, Iraqi Airways and flydubai.

It is also possible to travel to Al Najaf International Airport from Dubai or Sharjah. If you are coming from Dubai you can make the journey with flydubai and Iraqi Airways from Dubai International Airport, while those coming from Sharjah can fly with Air Arabia. Currently flights to Erbil International Airport have been suspended, but before the suspension it was possible to fly from Dubai International Airport with flydubai and Iraqi Airways or out of Sharjah with Air Arabia.

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Iraq Travel Information

UAE nationals traveling to Iraq will have to apply for a visa first before flying, although if you are arriving at Al Najaf International Airport you can obtain a visa upon arrival. The country is generally hot throughout with some regions experiencing temperatures on a similar level to the UAE, although some inland cities like Erbil can get surprisingly chilly over the winter. The Iraqi dinar is the currency you will need while you are in Iraq, while you can expect prices to be a lot lower to those in the UAE.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.