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Hargeisa Airport Guide

hargeisa airport guide

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

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 write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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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. » Check Rates

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

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

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - See Banking Services below.
  • Banking Services - There is a bank in the airport, an ATM machine may be available (but this is unconfirmed). Location and hours are not known.
  • Currency Exchange - Available.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - A gift shop is available.
  • Food & Drinks - A Cafe is available. Location: unknown.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Medical Services - First Aid services are 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.
  • Prayer Rooms - Available.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - 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 January 2018, Hargeisa airport is served by the following airlines: FlyDubai • Emirates • Turkish Airlines • Ethiopian Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rental

Shaybe Car Hire has an office onsite. At the time of this December 2017 update, no further details are known.

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: 02 November 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 .