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About Al Najaf Intl. Airport

Al Najaf International Airport was used as a military air base under Saddam administration and is located in Najaf in Iraq. The airport was opened to civil flights in 2008 with a great ceremonial opening. The renovation works started with the opening of Al Najaf International Airport and took about five years for the renovation construction of the airport to be be completed, which was given a modern appearance. The airport has been providing international passenger transportation since 2009, with these companies that started to operate flights to the airport; Gulf Air, Middle East Airlines, Qatar Airways, Syrian Air and Turkish Airlines. There are flights to Istanbul, Damascus, Beirut, Kuwait, Doha, Tabriz, Bahrain and Dubai.

Getting to the City Center from Al Najaf Intl. Airport

In order to go to Najaf city center from Najaf Airport, you need to choose from options such as taxi, rental car or transfer services, as there is no public transportation from the airport to the city center. If the transfer services or renting a car from car rental companies is not reasonable in terms of time, taking a taxi will be a better choice for you. You can reach the city center from the airport in maximum 10-15 minutes.

Taxi

You can easily see the taxis when you go outside the terminal building of Najaf International Airport. Many of these taxis are run by the private taxi companies and there are also the taxis that do not use taximeter. To an extent, Najaf is also famous for its expensive taxis. The taxi drivers take the passengers from the airport for Najaf city center for 13-17 dollars. Hello Taxi (+964 750 418 0000) is the most convenient and reliable one of these private taxi companies. Transportation by taxi takes about 10-15 minutes.

Rent a car

The only way of reaching the city center from Najaf Airport both economically and comfortably is to rent a car. There are not many alternatives at the airport; however, you can make a quick search on internet before your flight. Renting a car, which is more economical compared to taking a taxi, also allows you to save time during your journey. You can drive to Najaf city center in just 10 minutes by the car you can rent at Najaf Airport.

Last Updated: 06 Feb 2017
Getting to Al Najaf Intl. Airport from the City Center

Although you will come across public transportation in Najaf city center, it is very difficult for you find a public transportation vehicle that goes directly to Najaf Airport. Therefore, you need to choose from alternatives such as rental car, transfer services or taking a taxi. It takes a maximum of 10-15 minutes to reach the airport from the city center.

Taxi

Najaf taxi service, which is very common in the city center, provides direct transportation from the city center to the airport. However, it should be noted that taking a taxi is a little more costly compared to other transportation options. The taxi driver will charge you about 13-17 dollar to go to the airport. Transportation by taxi takes about 10 minutes. Wherever you are in the city, you can call a taxi by contacting Hello Taxi at +964 750 418 0000.

Rent a car

In order you rent a car in Najaf, you need to make a pre-booking and have an international driver's license. If you meet these conditions, you can rent a car just in a few minutes. You can reach Najaf Airport, which is located very close to the city, in 8-10 minutes when traffic is not heavy.

Airport Information

Najaf International Airport, which has been active since 20 July 2008, is a medium-sized airport with a single terminal. Najaf Airport, which is located nearly 8 kilometers away from the city center, has shopping stores, resting halls, eating and drinking areas where you can have a pleasant time while waiting for your flight. In addition, you can also benefit from the facilities such as currency exchange office, ATM machines, free internet access and car rental offices.

Last Updated: 06 Feb 2017

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Which airlines fly to Al Najaf Intl. Airport?

Flydubai, Gulf Air, Flynas, Air Arabia, Jazeera Airways fly to Al Najaf Intl. Airport.

Which airlines have direct flights from which cities to Al Najaf Intl. Airport?

Gulf Air, Flynas, Jazeera Airways organizes direct flights from the cities of Manama, Dammam, Kuwait to Al Najaf Intl. Airport.

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