Sleeping in Airports

Kandahar Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kandahar 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 spent three months sleeping in the bombed out airport of Kandahar. – a traveller

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 Kandahar International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A midsize international airport and military base, with very limited shopping and dining options.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of December 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there is a hotel 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, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Kandahar Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel near the airport:

  • AMTEX Village & Business Park – Located across from Kandahar International Airport. Armored airport transportation provided. » Check Rates

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at most seating and public areas in the passenger terminals of Kandahar Airport. Connect to the “AWCC Free Wi-Fi” network.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Coming soon! Da Afghanistan Bank Branch will soon be operational.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – A mobile charging station is available in the terminal.

Prayer Area – A mosque is available at the airport.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of December 2018, Kandahar airport is served by the following airlines: Ariana Afghan Airlines • Iran Aseman Airlines • KamAir • Safi Airways.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Information is currently unavailable. If you are familiar with the modes of ground transportation available at this airport, please email us at [email protected]

Last updated: 2018-12-11

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.