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Skopje Airport Guide

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

While I never actually slept in the airport it was not for lack of trying.
- Crystal

Airport Overview

skopje airport

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 Skopje Alexander the Great Airport.

What to Expect

  • A modern single-terminal international airport, with a limited variety of shops and restaurants, including some 24-hour options!
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Although no specific sleeping spot was mentioned, reviewers described their overnight stays as quiet and hassle-free. Armrest-free benches are available, but hard and uncomfortable, so have a sleeping bag or travel mat handy for added comfort!
  • There are massage chairs located in the departures and arrivals areas.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

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

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Skopje 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

If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter these lounges at Skopje airport either by purchasing a lounge pass or through a membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

  • Primeclass Business Lounge (Departures) - Location: International Terminal, Airside, After Customs and Passport Control. Hours: Open 24 Hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (20 EUR) • Buy a lounge pass (US$ 29 - 3 hours)
  • Primeclass Business Lounge (Arrivals) - Location: International Terminal, Airside, Arrivals, after Passport Control. Hours: Open 24 Hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (20 EUR)

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Skopje Airport for 30 minutes. Connect to the "Telekom HotSpot" network. You can log-in as many times as you like.

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Airport Hotels

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

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Skopje Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Currency Exchange - Currency Exchange - Location: Arrivals Hall. Hours: 24 hours a day.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Two Duty Free shops are available Airside. Hours: open during all flight hours.
  • Food & Drinks - All four food concessions are open 24-hours.
    • Landside: Cakes and Bakes
    • Airside: Cafe Inn • Burger King
  • Information Desk - Location: Landside, ground floor, in front of the escalators that lead to the Departures section. Hours: open 24 hours.
  • Luggage Storage / Lockers - not available
  • Medical Services - First aid services available. Location: Ground floor, airside, near gate 1.
  • Post Office - Yes, available. Hours: 6:00AM - 10:30PM.
  • 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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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Vardar Ekspres offers a convenient scheduled coach service between the airport and Skopje city center, with several stops along the way. A one-way ticket costs 175 MKD, sold at the Vardar Ekspres office travel agency in the airport.

Car Rentals

Skopje Airport is served by these 15 car rental agencies: Alfa Rent • Avis • Enterprise • Europcar • Hertz • Interrent • Interways Rent a Car • Lux • Mida Rent a Car • Sharr Express • Sixt • Star Car • Sur Price • Toto • VIP Service Rent a Car


Fixed-rate taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. Prices are prominently posted in each taxi and also at the airport exit. Official airport taxis are white in color, and are available for hire 24 hours a day at the airport exit. At the time of this update, the one-way fare for a trip between the airport and Skopje is 1220 MKD (about € 20).

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Last Updated: 03 May 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.

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