Sleeping in Airports

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.

Where to Sleep

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.

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 Hotels

If sleeping in Al Najaf Airport does not appeal to you, these are some of the closest hotels to the airport:

  • Barada By Marsa– (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Al Ghaleb Hotel – (25 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle available ($). » Check Rates
  • Hotel Qasr Aldur – (25 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available ($). » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Al Najaf Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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 WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Al Najaf Airport.

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

Currency Exchange – Available.

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 – Not available.

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.

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.

Smoking – Permitted in designated smoking lounges.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Al Najaf airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • ATA Airlines • Bahrain Airlines • Caspian Airlines • Cham Wings • Fly Baghdad • Fly Damas • flydubai • Gulf Airlines • Iran Aseman Airlines • Iraqi Airways • Jazeera Airlines • Jordan Airlines • Kish Airlines • Kuwait Airways • Mahan Air • Meraj Air Lines • Middle East Airlines • Oman Air • Pakistan International Airways • Qatar Airways • Qeshm Airlines • Royal Jordanian • Syrian Airlines • Taban Air • Turkish Airlines • Zagros Airlines • Wings of Lebanon.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Taxis are available 24-hours just outside the terminal.

Last updated: 2019-06-14

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.