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Sharjah Airport

General information

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.

Location

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.

Airport Map


Nearby airports

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.

Airport Distance
Dubai International Airport 17km
Al Maktoum International Airport 61km
Abu Dhabi International Airport 131km

Transportation

Car

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
15 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Sharjah Airport by public transport. Visit the Sharjah Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

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
15 km
25 min
AED 60.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

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.

Airport parking

Sharjah Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Sharjah Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Sharjah Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Sharjah Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

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
  • IndiGo
  • EgyptAir
  • Pegasus Airlines

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Sharjah Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Centro Sharjah - by Rotana, Sharjah

Centro Sharjah is uniquely located adjacent to Sharjah International Airport and close to the business districts of Sharjah. The hotel is just 15 minutes away from the city centre.

budget

Citymax Sharjah, Sharjah

Citymax Hotel Sharjah is located among the bustling street of sharjah where guest can experience a wealth of art galleries, museums and the aquarium.

family

Viola Hotel Apartment, Sharjah

Situated 8 km from Sahara Centre and 9 km from Sharjah Aquarium, Viola Hotel Apartment in Sharjah features air-conditioned accommodation with views of the city and free WiFi.

Hotels in Sharjah

Looking for the best hotels in Sharjah? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

The Act Hotel Sharjah, Sharjah

Located in Sharjah, 2.5 km from Al Corniche Beach, The Act Hotel Sharjah provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness centre and a terrace.

luxury

The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah, Sharjah

Located in Sharjah, 3.9 km from Sharjah Aquarium, The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah features views of the city. Featuring a 24-hour front desk, this property also boasts a restaurant and an outdoor pool.

budget

Al Maha Regency Hotel Suites, Sharjah

Al Maha Regency Hotel Suites is located in the heart of Sharjah. Featuring free WiFi and air conditioning, Sahara Center is 5.5 km away. There is also a kitchenette that is fitted with a refrigerator in One Bedroom Suite and Two-Bedroom Apartment.

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!

Ticket

Dubai: Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride, and Buffet Dinner

Discover the beautiful and mysterious Lahbab Desert on this tour that has a little bit of everything.

Activity

Dubai: Half-Day Desert Safari, Camel Ride & Quad Bike Option

Admire spectacular landscapes and experience the thrill of dune bashing and sandboarding on this desert safari from Dubai. Enjoy a camel ride and an optional quad biking experience.

Tour & transport

Dubai: Evening Desert Safari with BBQ Buffet Dinner

Head to the desert in a 4x4, watch a belly and Tanura dance show and enjoy a BBQ under the starry sky on this full-day adventure. Choose between a shared group or private experience.

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