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 Sharjah Airport

Sharjah Airport – Sharjah International Airport

The Sharjah International airport is located 18 km east south east of the city Sharjah and is just 15 km away from Dubai. This is a major airport in Middle East and considered as the no1 cargo hub in the region. The airport is located midway between Europe and Far East thus, is a popular stopover for those travelling across these regions. The airport offers the most reasonable rates as far as landing and handling is concerned and uses the most modern equipment and infrastructure to handle different types ofaircrafts.

Overview

The Sharjah airport in Middle East was opened for public on 1st January 1977 and is the oldest airport in UAE. In the year 2012, the airport reported 7,516,538 passenger movements and 65,975 aircraft movements. Sharjah airport has adopted ‘theopen sky policy’ which permits the Airline Traffic rights without any interference. The in-flight catering at the Sharjah airport is managed by Alpha Catering services which is one of the top airline and airport catering company in the world. Air Arabia is the national carrier of the country and provides service to various destinations across the Gulf, North Africa, the CIS and the sub-continent. 

Terminals

There is only one terminal at the Sharjah airport sprawling on an area of 105,300 m2. The departure area at the airport offers services like Information counter, Convenience shops, a pharmacy, travel agency, meet & assist facilities and porters. There are a total of 42 check-in counters and 4 baggage wrapping machines along with provision of duty free shopping, special assistance, food court, kids play area, smoking rooms, prayer rooms, business centre and lounges. Passengers have to pay a departure fee of AED 75 which is collected at the time of purchasing the ticket.

At the arrival area passengers should expect services like duty free shopping area, mosque, baggage claim, free baggage trolleys customs, information on prohibited items, assistance to the elderly and physically challenged passengers, porters, taxi counters, airport bus counters and car pick-up services.

Sharjah airport is a preferred transit, departure and arrival point for passengers and regular flights from India to Sharjah are available. The passenger traffic at Sharjah airport is increasing every year and to cope up with this, the Sharjah International Airport has begun a four-fold expansion project at both the airside and the land side to ensure the great service quality for the airlines and passengers.

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 Airport Contact Details

Sharjah Airport

Address:
PO Box 8,
Sharjah International Airport,
Sharjah,
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Tel:+971 (0)6 5581111

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 Location Details

Longitude:55° 30' 2'' E
Latitude:25° 19' 42'' N
IATA code:SHJ
ICAO code:OMSJ

 Airport Location

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