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Kandahar Airport Guide

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

I spent three months sleeping in the bombed out airport of Kandahar.
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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 Kandahar International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A midsize international airport and military base, with very limited shopping and dining options.
  • Free 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 is a hotel 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 Kandahar Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Kandahar 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 sleeping in Kandahar Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel near the airport:

  • AMTEX Village & Business Park - Located across from Kandahar International Airport. Armored airport transportation provided. » Check Rates

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at most seating and public areas in the passenger terminals of Kandahar Airport. Connect to the "AWCC Free Wi-Fi” network.

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

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Coming soon! Da Afghanistan Bank Branch will soon be operational.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - A mobile charging station is available in the terminal.
  • Prayer Area - A mosque is available at the airport.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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As of February 2018, Kandahar airport is served by the following airlines: Ariana Afghan Airlines • KamAir • Safi Airways • Iran Aseman Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Information is currently unavailable. If you are familiar with the modes of ground transportation available at this airport, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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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 .