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About Erbil International Airport

Erbil Airport, which was built as an Iraqi military base in Erbil, a small city in the north of Iraq, started hosting military flights in 1970. Erbil Airport, which was opened to civil flights in 1991 when the potential of Erbil increased and it began making a great progress, became more modern in 2010 with the opening of a new terminal building. Approximately one and a half million passengers, who want to reach the north of Iraq, use Erbil Airport each year.

Getting to the City Center from Erbil International Airport

Airport Shuttle Services

Public transportation in Erbil is not very developed. The most preferred option to go to the city center from the airport is the airport shuttle services which are offered free of charge. You can reach the city center by the shuttle services departing every 15 minutes.

Taxi

If you don't prefer the shuttle service, you can also reach the city center by the taxis waiting for you at the exit of the airport. If you want to take a taxi, make sure the driver doesn't take you a long way unnecessarily. Besides, the taxis at the airport run like minibuses. Therefore, if you are going to the same destination together with some other passengers, you can share the taxi with them.

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2017
Getting to Erbil International Airport from the City Center

Erbil is a historical city with a 6.000-year history and has hosted many civilizations. Despite all kinds of negativity, Erbil is an emerging city. The city is literally reborn from its ashes with its large streets, business centers and shopping malls.

However, there are not many alternatives you can prefer to get to the city center after arriving at Erbil International Airport. You can take a taxi or benefit from free airport shuttle services run by the airport to reach the city.

Taxi

Taxi is the most preferred option to reach the airport. Taxi option stands out because public transportation systems are not sufficient. You can also comfortably reach the airport at affordable prices by taking the advantage of "shared taxi".

Airport Shuttle Services

There are also shuttle services arranged by tourism companies in the city center to the airport. You can reach the airport by taking the advantage of shuttle services. If your hotel offers shuttle service, you can also benefit from this option as well.

Airport Information

Erbil Airport is one of the airports with the longest runway in the world. The airport was opened to air traffic in 2010. You can take advantage of services such as a baby care room and playground for children in the airport building. In addition, you can also enjoy your time in duty-free area and at restaurants.

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2017

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Which are the alternative airports to Erbil International Airport?

You can use Kirkuk Airport as an alternative to Erbil International Airport.

Which airlines fly to Erbil International Airport?

Royal Jordanian, Air Arabia, Turkish Airlines, Flydubai, Qatar Airways, Pegasus, AJet, Middle East Airlines fly to Erbil International Airport.

Which airlines have direct flights from which cities to Erbil International Airport?

Air Arabia, Royal Jordanian organizes direct flights from the cities of Dubai, Amman to Erbil International Airport.

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