Sleeping in Airports

Aswan Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Aswan 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.

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.

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 [email protected]

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.

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

Showers – Not available.

Rest Zones – Not available.

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 [email protected] and we will update this airport guide.


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



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, the average fare between the airport and city center is 30 – 40 LE.

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.