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Hargeisa Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Hargeisa 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!

The airport has been recently upgraded and is more comfortable than most African airports I've visited. - a guest traveller

Airport Overview

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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 Hargeisa Airport.

What to Expect

  • There is only one gate and one food vendor past security who sells small items at a premium. 
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi below.

Where to Sleep

  • At the gate, there are rows of metal chairs with padding.
  • There are no hotels or sleep facilities at the airport. For nearby hotels, see Airport Hotels below.

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

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Hargeisa 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

As of this update we were unable to confirm details on the airport’s VIP lounge. If you know, please email us at

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free Wi-fi is available at Hargeisa Egal Airport. Connect to the "Telesom" or "Somtel" network.

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Airport Hotels

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

  • Ambassador Hotel Hargeisa - (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport transfers are available but must be arranged at time of booking your room.
  • Damal Hotel Hargeisa - (15 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle is available, upon request only.
  • Maan-Soor Hotel - (17minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available upon request ($).

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels in Hargeisa on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price.

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

As of this update we were unable to confirm what services and amenities are available. If you know, please email us at

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to and we will update this airport guide.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

Some area hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.

Shared-Ride Vehicles

Shared-ride vehicles and minibuses are readily available at the airport.

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Last Updated: 15 January 2017

The information in this Airport Guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports and their web sites. The information above is subject to change without notice. Use it for informational purposes only to help you during your stay. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please email us at

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