Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Mazar-i-Sharif 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.
Mazar airport is not a place to sleep in. – unknown
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Mazar-i-Sharif Airport.
What to Expect
Mazar-i-Sharif Airport has two small terminals: the Soviet-era domestic terminal and a newer international terminal. It seems that eateries, shops, and WiFi are non-existent, so bring your own snacks and entertainment.
Where to Sleep
We have no sleep-related reviews, but this airport seems to close nightly. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to stay here overnight. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.
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 whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
If sleeping in Mazar-I-Sharif Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Renaissance Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) Also known as the Royal Oak Hotel, this high-end guesthouse and restaurant is aimed towards foreign travelers. Located next to the Governor’s house in Darwaza-ye Balkh. No airport shuttle
- Farhat Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) A budget hotel located in Darwaza-ye Balkh, two blocks west of the shrine. Rooms have private bathroom and TV with foreign channels.
- Barat Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) A modern budget hotel located east of the shrine. Shared bathrooms.
To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotel deals in Mazar-I-Sharif on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
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 – Not available.
Showers – Not available.
While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.
As of January 2019, Mazar-I-Sharif airport is served by the following airlines: Afghan Jet International • Ariana Afghan Airlines • Kam Air • Turkish Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. There are no meters, so negotiate a fare with the driver before starting your journey.
Last updated: 2019-01-09
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.