Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Asmara Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
I find asmara airport very clean. The seating area is comfortable. – John
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 Asmara International Airport.
What to Expect
- A small international airport with marble floors, comfortable seating, clean facilities and a few shopping and dining options.
Where to Sleep
- As of October 2018, 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 are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.
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.
There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.
If sleeping in Asmara Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Crystal Hotel
(15 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available upon request. ($) » Check Rates
- Midian Hotel
(15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Asmara Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available, along with a small selection of shops selling a variety of local crafts and souvenirs.
Food & Drinks – A full-service restaurant and bar is located opposite the airport terminal entrance. A snack bar is available inside the passenger waiting area.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Showers – Not available.
Rest Zones – Not available.
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 [email protected] and we will update this airport guide.
As of October 2018, Asmara airport is served by the following airlines: Egypt Air • Eritrean Airlines • FlyDubai • Sudan Airways • Turkish Airlines.
Public buses serve the airport from 6:00AM – 9:00PM.
Metered taxis are available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport, during airport hours of operation. At the time of this update, a fixed rate of 400 Nakfa is charged for a one-way ride between the airport and the city center.
Last updated: 2018-10-23
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. 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/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.