Sleeping in Airports

Chitral Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Chitral 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 was arrested for trying to sleep at Chitral airport in Pakistan  – a traveller

CJL Airport Overview

chitral airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Chitral Airport.

What to Expect

Chitral Airport (code: CJL) has a tiny terminal that offers service to Islamabad and Peshawar. Facilities are likely very basic, as we are unable to confirm the presence of eateries, shops, or WiFi.

Where to Sleep

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Terichmir View Hotel – (12 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hindukush Heights Hotel – (12 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle (must be pre-arranged). The hotel has its own counter at the Arrivals Lounge. » Check Rates
  • PTDC Chitral Motel – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Chitral Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Information not available

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, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

Information not available


Chitral airport is served by the following airline: Pakistan Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update, Hindukush Heights Hotel was the only hotel we could find that provided a shuttle.

See Airport Hotels above.

Last updated: 2020-03-05

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: update the airport guide or  write a review.