Karshi is the capital city of Kashkaderyo, which is one of the 12 states of Uzbekistan, which is home to Samarkand, Bukhara and Khorezm as well as Maveraunnehir that is an important place in terms of Turkic history. Karshi is also the most important city of Uzbekistan in terms of natural gas and textile industry. The city, where the Mongol Emperor Genghis Khan had build the summer palace and ruled the world for a while, now stands out as the industrial city in the region. Petroleum is also produced in the city, which hosts the most important natural gas reserves in the country. Italian, Malaysian and Russian companies are extremely active in the city, where the petroleum by-products are also produced.
There are many artifacts and historical buildings dating from the Genghis Khan, Cagatay Khanate, Timur Khanate and Bukhara Emirates in the city which is famous for hand-woven rugs (kilim). Hoca Abdulaziz Madrasah, Rabia Kız Madrasah, Hoca Kurban Madrasah and Kok Gumbaz Mosque are the most important structures of the Central Asian Turk-Islamic architecture in the city, which also has the army buildings and palace remnants dating from the time of Genghis Khan and Timur. Karshi Airport is located 15 kilometers away from Karshi, the most important natural gas city of the country, where the Russian influence still continues; in addition to domestic flights, international flights only from Russia are available at the airport.
Once you arrive at Qarshi Airport, which is 15 km southwest of Qarshi city center, you can take a taxi to get to Qarshi or rent a car from the airport terminal. You can also call your hotel beforehand to find out if they have any airport transfer service options. It takes 15 to 25 minutes to reach the center of Qarshi from Qarshi Airport by car.
Taking a taxi is, without a doubt, the easiest and most hassle free way of reaching the city center from Qarshi Airport. It should take 15-20 minutes and cost 280-340 Russian rubles. The taxis you find at the airport should provide a fast, practical, as well as comfortable service.
There aren’t too many car rental agencies in Qarshi Airport, but some international and local options nonetheless. You can research these companies before your flight, and even make an online reservation before hand. If you reserve your car before your arrival then you won’t lose any time with the paperwork at the airport and can be on your way as quıckly as possible. Qarshi city center via Komilon ko'chasi road should take around 15 minutes.Last Updated: 23 Jul 2017
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London-Karshi 6 hour 20 minutes.