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Aswan Airport Guide

aswan airport guide

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

 It's a tiny airport that is closed during the night, but they let us sleep inside. 
- mariayoshiko

Airport Overview

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 Aswan International Airport.

What to Expect

  • Detailed information is currently unavailable at this time, but according to one reviewer, the restrooms were clean, the seating is comfortable and airport security is unobtrusive.

Where to Sleep

  • Reviewers advise to let airport security know of your intentions to spend the night so they can direct you on where to sleep.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

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Aswan 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 whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport Hotels

If attempting to sleep in the Aswan Airport does not appeal to you, it is best to head back into Aswan city center, as there are no hotels near the airport. Here are some hotel suggestions based on Tripadvisor reviews:

  • AnaKato Nubian Houses - (11 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle can be arranged. ($) » Check Rates
  • B&B Saluga - (17 minutes from the airport) This B&B is located on Sehel Island, just south of Aswan city, and is only reachable by boat. Airport transfers are available, and the owner of B&B Saluga will pick you up from the airport himself. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Aswan Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, please write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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

  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.

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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 guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this airport guide.

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As of February 2018, Asmara airport is served by the following airlines: FlyDubai • EgyptAir • Turkish Airlines • Sudan Airways • Eritrean Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Metered taxis are available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport, during airport hours of operation. At the time of our 2016 update, the average fare between the airport and city center was 30 - 40 LE. Unfortunately we do not have the current rate.

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Last Updated: 27 October 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 .