Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Hargeisa 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.
The airport has been recently upgraded and is more comfortable than most African airports I’ve visited. – a guest traveller
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 Hargeisa Airport.
What to Expect
- There is only one gate and one food vendor past security who sells small items at a premium.
- Free WiFi is available. See WiFi below.
Where to Sleep
- At the gate, there are rows of metal chairs with padding.
- There are no hotels or sleep facilities at the airport. For nearby hotels, see Airport Hotels 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.
As of this update we were unable to confirm details on the airport’s VIP lounge. If you know, please write a review or email us at [email protected]
If sleeping in Hargeisa Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Ambassador Hotel Hargeisa – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport transfers are available but must be arranged at time of booking your room. » Check Rates
To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels in Hargeisa on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
Free WiFi is available at Hargeisa Egal Airport. Connect to the “Telesom” or “Somtel” network.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
ATMs / Cash Machines – See Banking Services below.
Banking Services – There is a bank in the airport, an ATM machine may be available (but this is unconfirmed). Location and hours are not known.
Currency Exchange – Available.
Duty Free & Shopping – A gift shop is available.
Food & Drinks – A Cafe is available. Location: unknown.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Medical Services – First Aid services are available.
Prayer Rooms – Available.
Rest Zones – Not available.
Showers – 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 January 2018, Hargeisa airport is served by the following airlines: FlyDubai • Emirates • Turkish Airlines • Ethiopian Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Shaybe Car Hire has an office onsite. At the time of this December 2017 update, no further details are known.
Some area hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.
Shared-ride vehicles and minibuses are readily available at the airport.
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.