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Peshawar Airport Guide

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

Trash litters hallways and bathrooms are filthy. If you touch the floor, you’re certain to catch Hepatitis. – a traveller (2016)

PEW Airport Overview

peshawar airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Peshawar International Airport, also known as Bacha Khan International Airport.

What to Expect

Peshawar Airport (code: PEW) consists of a single terminal that offers connections across the Middle East. Facilities are limited to several eateries and shops. At least one food outlet is open 24 hours. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Sleeping in Peshawar Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. 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. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Peshawar 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 Peshawar Airport, but you will find a few along the road to the city center.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Peshawar, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • CIP Lounge – Location: Airside, Domestic Departures, 2nd Floor, next to Gate 5.  Lounge Access:  Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.
  • CIP Lounge –  Location: Airside, International Departures, 2nd Floor, next to Gate 2. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.

Drinking Water

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Food & Drinks

There is a restaurant in the Mezzanine, food outlets and tuck shops in the departures lounges of both International and Domestic terminals, and airport canteens near the Aviation building and the entrance to the main passenger terminal. At least one of these options is available 24 hours a day.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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Mobile Charging

You can charge your mobile phone for free at the charging stations available in the departure lounge.

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.


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Free WiFi is available throughout the airport terminal.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available 24-hours. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Concourse hall.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available free of charge. Trolleys can be found in the Car Park and Baggage Claim areas.

Banking Services – National Bank of Pakistan has a branch in C Hall. Hours: Open during normal banking hours.

Currency Exchange – PBS Exchange offers currency exchange in the International Arrivals Lounge & Briefing areas. Money Link Exchange offers service in the Concourse Hall.

Information Desk – Passengers and the general public can get flight schedules and information from the CAA Flight Information Centre, open 24 hours in the landside area of the terminal.

Medical Services – The New Medical Centre offers urgent medical treatment to sick passengers, with separate facilities and staff for men and women.

Prayer Areas – Muslim prayer areas are located in the International and Domestic departure lounges, with ablution facilities and separate prayer areas for men and women. Hours: Open 24 hours.

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

Peshawar airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • Airblue • Air Indus • Emirates • Eithad Airlines • Gulf Air • PIA Airlines • Qatar Airlines • Saudi Arabian Airlines • Shaheen Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


There are several bus routes that connect the airport to surrounding areas.

Car Rentals

Afridi Rent a Car offers car rental services at the airport.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis and auto-rickshaws are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

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.