Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Ras 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.
RKT Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Ras Airport.
What to Expect
Ras Airport (code: RKT) has two terminals serving regional and international destinations. Amenities include a 24 hour restaurant as well as a duty-free shopping area. Free WiFi helps pass the time.
Where to Sleep
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. 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.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021. To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport 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.
If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there is one hotel within a 10 minute drive of Ras Al Khaimah Airport:
With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.
- Seven Elements Resort – No airport shuttle.
For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Ras, search deals and read traveller reviews.
A Business Lounge for premiere-class passengers is available. However, as of this update, this lounge is closed for renovations.
Free WiFi is available in Ras Al Khaimah Airport.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. 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. Locations: unknown.
Currency Exchange – Yes.
Duty Free & Shopping – RAK Duty Free offers 24-hour duty-free shopping airside in Departures and Arrivals.
Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. 24-hour dining is available at Abela restaurant, located on the 1st floor of the Departure terminal.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Yes, available at the Lost and Found store.
Medical Services – A nurse is always on duty. The airport also has emergency medical vehicles on standby. If you need immediate medical attention, ask an airport staff member for assistance.
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 Rooms – Muslim prayer rooms are available in both the Departures and Arrivals terminals. In addition, there is a mosque in the Departures parking lot.
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 Area – Designated smoking lounges are available in both Terminals.
The airport is open 24 hours.
Ras airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • Ural Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Al Hamra public bus system offers hourly service between Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, and Umm Al Quwain, stopping at the airport along the way in either direction. At the time of this update, one-way fares range in price from 10 AED – 25 AED, depending on the destination.
Budget, Dollar, and Europcar offer car rental services onsite in the Arrivals Hall.
Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.
Last updated: 2022-04-05
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.