Sleeping in Airports

Axum Airport Guide

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

Airport closes at night; book a cheap room in town. – Rod

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 Emperor Yohannes IV Airport.

What to Expect

  • A tiny airport with an enormous runway, very few shops and only one cafe. Other than that, not much else going on.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted in this airport.
  • 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

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Consular International Hotel
    (4 miles from the airport) Free airport transfers are available upon request. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of Search nearby hotels in Axum 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]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – 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.

Airlines

As of October 2018, Axum airport is served by the following airlines: Ethiopian Airlines • Lufthansa • Emirates.

Transportation

Auto Rickshaw

Called a “bajaj”, these auto-rickshaws are an affordable mode of travel between the airport and city center if you don’t have a lot of luggage.

Hotel Shuttles

Some local hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.

Taxis

Metered taxis are available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport, during airport hours of operation.

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.