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Harare Airport Guide

harare airport guide

In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Harare Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

After two "Scheduled Meetings" with both am and pm heads of security, it was decided that we could stay. - DK

Airport Overview

harare airport

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Harare International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A mid-size single-terminal international airport with limited shopping and dining options, all of which close by 10:00PM.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Harare Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.


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Harare Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available the Harare Airport.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Harare Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • N1 Hotel - (20 minutes from the airport) A new budget hotel. No airport shuttle.
  • Sunbird Guest House - (20 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers available, rates start at $35.00 USD each way for a minimum of 2 passengers, up to $70,00 USD if pick-up is after midnight, email the hotel your flight details to arrange the service.
  • Holiday Inn Harare- (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Harare Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes
  • Currency Exchange - Yes
  • Food & Drinks - Yes
  • Luggage Wrapping - Yes
  • Medical Care - Yes
  • Pharmacy - Yes
  • Post Office - Yes
  • Shopping and Duty Free - Yes
  • Smoking Lounges - Yes

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Taxis

Only flat-rate taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. However, shared-ride taxis offer an alternative way to reach the airport for much less.

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Last Updated: 31 July 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us.

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