Sleeping in Airports

Hanimaadhoo Airport Guide

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

HAQ Airport Overview

hanimaadhoo airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Hanimaadhoo International Airport.

What to Expect

Hanimaadhoo Airport (code: HAQ) consists of small terminal that connects passengers to destinations in the Maldives and India.  Amenities and things to do are limited, but there is WiFi and one airport lounge with showers are available. See our Airport Lounges section for location and rates.

Where to Sleep

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. Write a review to help future travellers!  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide airport shuttles. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change.  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

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Passes  Kashimaa Lounge – Location: Airside, near Gates 4-6. Showers are available. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Fanhaa Guest House – (7 minutes from the airport) No airport transfers are available. » Check Rates
  • The Barefoot Eco Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are including when your island flight is also booked with the hotel otherwise $13.00 USD each way. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Hanimaadhoo Airport inside the Kashimaa Lounge. At the time of this update, the availability of WiFi elsewhere in the airport is unknown.

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 – Showers are available inside the Kashimaa Lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

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, click here to update this airport guide and we will update this airport guide.


Hanimaadhoo airport is served by the following airline: Maldavian.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

All area hotels offer shuttle service to and from HAQ airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.

Last updated: 2020-06-17

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.