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Ras Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Ras 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!

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 Ras Al Khaimah International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small international airport with two terminals.
  • A 24 hour restaurant is available.
  • Free WiFi is available. See the WiFi section below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

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Ras 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, a premiere-class business lounge was under construction. If you know details about this lounge, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport Hotels

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

  • Acacia by Bin Majid - (25 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. on request ($). » Check Rates
  • Golden Tulip Khatt Springs Resort & Spa - (12 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. on request ($). » Check Rates
  • Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa - (25 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. on request ($). » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Ras 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 in Ras Al Khaimah Airport.

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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.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • 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, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • 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 - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Smoking Area - Designated smokers lounges are available airside in Departures.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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As of March 2018, Ras airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • Ural Airlines.

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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 January 2018 update, one-way fares range in price from 10 AED - 25 AED, depending on the destination.

Car Rentals

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 of the airport.

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Last Updated: 28 March 2018

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 .