I am very pleased to announce Windhoek's airport as being the hottest damned place I have ever been to. - Soren
February 2013 - The Oshoto Lounge (entry fee 13NAD) offers a relaxing area with free tiny appetizers, fruit, chips, coffee/tea and drinks/ liquor. Free unlimited and decent speed wifi. Single private shower in each restroom, however no towels appear to be provided. Nice decor with views of the tarmac and runway. There is a separate room for smokers.
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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.
If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter these lounges at Windhoek airport either by purchasing a day pass or through a membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):
- Oshoto Lounge - Location: Terminal 1, Airside. Hours: 6am - 10pm. Showers are available. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (13NAD) • Book Online (£20) • Priority Pass.
WiFi is available at Windhoek Airport in the Oshoto Lounge.
If sleeping in Windhoek Airport does not appeal to you, there are no hotels at the airport. There are a few hotels near the arport...
- Etango Ranch Guest Farm - 5 minutes from the airport
- Airport Lodge - 15 minutes from the airport
- Maison Ambre Guesthouse - transfers can be arranged
- ATMs / Cash Machines - Information not available
- Car Rentals - Yes
- Children's Play Areas - Information not available
- Currency Exchange - Information not available
- Food & Drinks - Yes
- Information Desk - Information not available
- Luggage Storage & Lockers - Information not available
- Showers - Available in the Oshoto Lounge [ see Airport Lounges above ]
Information not available. Note: When hours are not available, I recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. And if you know the hours, please let me know and I will update the guide.
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Last Updated: 02 April 2015
The information in this Airport Guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airport's 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 quoted in the guide, email me.