Sharjah Airport is the third largest airport in the United Arab Emirates, after Dubai International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport. The airport is home to Air Arabia, one of the four major airlines in the United Arab Emirates, along with Emirates, Etihad Airways and flydubai. Sharjah Airport is close to Dubai, the distance between Sharjah Airport and Dubai International Airport is only 25 kilometres / 15.5 miles.
Where is Sharjah Airport situated?
The airport is located east of Sharjah and south of Ajman. Sharjah and Ajman are two of the seven emirates. By car you can reach the airport via the E88 motorway.
How many terminals does Sharjah Airport have?
Sharjah Airport has one runway and one terminal. The terminal is easy to navigate and the walking distances are short, Departures can be found in the middle of the terminal and Arrivals on the left.
A good alternative for flying to or from Sharjah Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United Arab Emirates.
|Dubai International Airport||17km|
|Al Maktoum International Airport||61km|
|Abu Dhabi International Airport||131km|
The distance from Sharjah Airport to the centre of Sharjah is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Sharjah.
From SHJ Airport to Sharjah City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Sharjah Airport by public transport. Visit the Sharjah Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Sharjah Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Sharjah is about AED 60.-. Book your taxi at Sharjah Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From SHJ Airport to Sharjah City centre by Taxi
At Sharjah Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Budget, Sixt, Europcar, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Avis, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Sharjah Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Sharjah Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air Arabia
- Air India
- Pegasus Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Sharjah
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Sharjah Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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