Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kish 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.
they come and take your passport and then… suddenly you see your passport on a pile of passports and they start calling people who can come with their luggage and have to put their luggage on a scanner – a traveller (2015)
KIH Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Kish International Airport.
What to Expect
Kish Airport (code: KIH) has two small terminals, domestic and international. Facilities are limited to a restaurant and an airside coffee shop which are open in accordance with the day’s flights. Free WiFi helps pass the time.
Sleeping in Kish Airport
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.
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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.
If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Kish Airport:
With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.
- Sorinet Maryam Hotel – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Flamingo Hotel – Airport transfers are available for a fee. » Check Rates
For more options, Tripadvisor has a list of hotels on Kish Island, search deals and read traveller reviews.
There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.
Free WiFi is available at Kish International Airport.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Banking – A full-service National Bank branch is available in the domestic area of the airport terminal. Hours: The bank operates in two shifts, to accommodate passengers arriving on morning and evening flights.
Food & Drinks – The airport restaurant is open during flight operations, and closes after last flight departure of the day. A coffee shop is also available airside.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Massage Chairs – Available in the Departures area.
Medical Services – An emergency medical service center is available to all passengers in need. Location: Domestic area of the airport. Hours: Open 24 hours.
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.
Postal Services – Available in the airport terminal from 8:00AM – 3:00PM.
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.
SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
The airport is open 24 hours.
Kish airport is served by the following airlines: ATA Airlines • Atrak Air • Caspian Air • Iran Air • Iranian Naft Airlines • Kish Airlines • Mahan Air • Meraj Airlines • Qeshm Airlines • Sepehran Airlines • Taban Air • Zagros Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
See also Airport Hotels above.
Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area. There are no meters, so negotiate a fare with the driver before starting your journey.
Last updated: 2022-10-31
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.