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Al Najaf Airport Guide

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

NJF Airport Overview

najaf airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Al Najaf International Airport .

What to Expect

Al Najaf Airport (code: NJF) is a former air base that was converted into small, commercial terminal in 2008. The airport primarily handles flights across the Middle East. Shopping, dining options, and WiFi are available.

Sleeping in Al Najaf Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews, but this airport seems to close overnight. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night.  For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Al Najaf Airport Guide.

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.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Al Najaf Airport and the drive to the city center is approx. 35 minutes.  Visit TripAdvisor to see a list of hotels in Najaf, search deals and read traveller reviews.

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.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


WiFi is available at Al Najaf Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Currency Exchange – Available.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty Free & Shopping – Available.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update it is not known if there are any 24 hour concessions available. There are restaurants available; however, no further details are known.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are 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.

Prayer Room – A mosque is available.

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking – Permitted in designated smoking lounges.

Al Najaf airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • Alburhan Airways • Al Naser Wings Airline • Arab WIngs • Ariana Afghan • Aseman Air • ATA Airlines • Atlas Global • Azerbaijan Airlines • Bravo Air • Caspian Airlines • Cham Wings • Fly Baghdad • Fly Damas • flydubai • Gulf Air • Iraqi Airways • India Air • Iran Air • Iraq Gate • Jazeera Airways • Kish Airlines • Kuwait Airways • Mahan Air • Meraj Airlines • Middle East Airlines • Naft Airlines • Oman Air • Pakistan International Airways • Pouya Air • Qatar Airways • Qeshm Airlines • Royal Falcon • Royal Jordanian • Syrian Airlines • Taban Air • Turkish Airlines • Unami Air • Ur Airlines • Wataniya Air • Wings of Lebanon • Zagros Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available 24-hours just outside the terminal.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.