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Aqaba Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Aqaba Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

before security check there is a toilet, seating very limited, only 1 duty free shop, one cafe where smoking is allowed, you can smell cigarrette smoke everywhere, no exchange at departures so get rid of jord dinnars before you get tothe airport - mavi

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 King Hussein International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A tiny single-terminal international airport with a shop, a cafe and not much else!
  • Travelers who spend the night here usually do so to catch an early flight.

Where to Sleep

  • There’s really only one place to sleep in this tiny airport, and that is on the floor in the landside waiting area. Have a travel mat or sleeping bag handy for added comfort!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Speaking of comfort, there’s only one toilet in this airport, and it’s at the boarding gate! Keep this in mind when deciding whether or not you want to spend the night in this airport.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Aqaba Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Aqaba Airport Information

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, please write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Aqaba King Hussein Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Moevenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba - (10 minutes from the airport) Free scheduled airport shuttle service. » Check Rates
  • My Hotel - (12 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle service is available. » Check Rates
  • Al Qidra Hotel Aqaba - (12 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Aqaba Airport.

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

  • Banking Services - At the time of this update, we are unable to confirm the availability of banking or ATM services in the airport.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - A small duty-free shop is available in the airport.
  • Food & Drinks - A small cafe is available in the airport. Hours: unknown.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - A reader tells us there are three charging sockets before you go through to departures.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this airport guide.

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As of February 2018, Aqaba airport is served by the following airlines: Qatar Airways • Royal Jordanian • Emirates • Turkish Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

Some local hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.


Metered taxis are available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport, during airport hours of operation.

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Last Updated: 27 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. 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/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .