Sharjah Airport Reviews

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Sharjah Airport Reviews

Sharjah International Airport (Arabic: مطار الشارقة الدولي‎) (IATA: SHJ, ICAO: OMSJ) is located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. It is spread over an area of 4,950 acres (2,003 ha)

Sharjah Airport is the second largest Middle East Airfreight Hub in terms of cargo tonnage, according to official 2009 statistics from Airports Council International. Ground services company, Sharjah Aviation Services, handled 421,398 tonnes in 2009 – a 16.1% increase year on year. It has one passenger terminal with an area of 105,300 m2.

Sharjah International Airport is home base of the low-cost carrier Air Arabia. The headquarters of Air Arabia is in the Sharjah Freight Center, on the property of the airport in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The center is an old cargo terminal.

The airport is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) away from central Dubai; a drive that ought to take 15 minutes can take up to two hours in rush hour traffic.

Services:

ATMs / Cash Machines – Several bank machines are located airside and landside.
Business Centre – Offers phone, fax and Internet access. Location: Airside
Car Rentals – Autolease, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Maximum, Sixt, Sphinx, Thrifty. Location: Arrivals Hall
Children’s Play Area – Location: Airside
Currency Exchange – There are foreign exchange offices located throughout the airport in the Arrivals, Departures and Transit Areas.
Food / Restaurants At the time of this guide update it was not know if there are any 24 hour food concessions. Food options are available landside and airside . A food court is available airside.
Information Desk – info not available
Luggage Carts – Free of Charge
Luggage Storage / Lockers – info not available
Mosque – Locations: Prayer areas can be found in the Main Passenger Terminal Transit Area and the Departures Hall (Ground Floor). Mosques are located in the East and West Cargo Terminals 1 and 2.
Showers – not available
Smoking Rooms – Location: airside.
Internet – info not available

Airport opening hours:
info not available

Website:
Sharjah Airport Official Website

Sharjah Airport Map

Sharjah Airport Weather Forecast

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