Sleeping in Airports

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.

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 Al Najaf International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, modern international airport in the city center with limited shopping and dining options.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels 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 Al Najaf International Airport does not appeal to you, these are some of the closest hotels to the airport:

  • Al Murooj Hotel– (22 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle available ($). » Check Rates
  • Al Ghaleb Hotel – (25 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle available ($). » 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 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 – Available.

Medical Services – Yes

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 – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – Permitted in designated smoking lounges.

Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the hours, click here to update this airport guide.


As of January 2019, Najaf airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • ATA Airlines • Caspian Airlines • Fly Baghdad • FlyDubai • Gulf Airlines • Iran Aseman Airlines • Iraqi Airways • Jazeera Airlines • Kuwait Airways • Mahan Air • Meraj Air Lines • Middle East Airlines • Pakistan International Airways • Qatar Airways • Qeshm Airlines • Royal Jordanian • Taban Air • Turkish Airlines • Zagros Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Taxis are available 24-hours just outside the terminal.

Last updated: 2019-01-16

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.