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About Khartoum International Airport

Khartoum Airport is located in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan and is 7 km from the city center. The new terminal building of Khartoum Airport is planned to be located 40 km south of Khartoum city center. Turkish Airlines has direct flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Khartoum Airport. Other foreign airlines are Emirates, Flydubai, Sudan Airways, Qatar Airways, Egyptair and Saudia. You can travel to Khartoum Airport via Istanbul, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Medina, Cairo, Dubai.

Getting to the City Center from Khartoum International Airport

There is an international airport in Khartoum, but preparations are under way for a new airport as it is not sufficient to meet the needs. The new airport is 40 kilometers to the south from Khartoum. Khartoum also has a railway transport system that connects to the surrounding areas and even to Egypt, although it is not used in urban transport.

There are not many alternatives to reach the city center from Khartoum International Airport which is 12 kilometers to the center of the city. Especially in the city where public transport is hardly used at long distances, car rental is the most preferred method. Of course, the fact that gasoline prices are extremely cheap is a big factor.

Hotel Shuttle

If you are not thinking about renting a car, the easiest and most reliable way for you is to use hotel shuttles. You should definitely check in advance whether or not your hotel provides this service and if they do you should make a reservation with your hotel. You can negotiate the price.

Taxi

Although taxis are not used very much in the city center, you can find them at the airport. But you have to make a strict negotiation at first about the fee. If you are going to use taxi, you can reach the city center in about 20 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Car Rental

One of the most preferred transportation methods in the city is car rental. The cheap gasoline prices are the biggest factor here. You can consider renting a car since finding a taxi in the city is not easy and other public transportation alternatives are not very comfortable. In this regard, you can benefit from car rental companies located at the airport. On the other hand you can also get help from the hotel you stay at. The biggest disadvantage of renting a car in Khartoum is the dense traffic flow.

If you have rented a car in this city where the traffic signs are not frequently used and the number of cars in the traffic is high, you should be very careful. If you rent a car, you can arrive from the airport to the city center within 20 minutes by taking a straight road via Africa Street.

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2017
Getting to Khartoum International Airport from the City Center

In Khartoum, Sudan's largest city with a population of around 6 million, there is a lot of traffic due to the favorable price of gasoline. However, renting a car is still the most preferred method of transportation in the city where public transport services are carried out by mini and midibuses. Although the tuk tuks, three-wheeled motor vehicles, are the most commonly used transportation vehicles in the city, it is not possible to reach the airport with only these vehicles.

Hotel Shuttles

Some hotels in Khartoum offer shuttle service to the airport. Without leaving it to the last day, you can get information about prices and whether or not your hotel provides this service. If you will be arriving at the airport in this way, you should definitely book via your hotel in advance. You can negotiate the price. The journey from the city center to the airport will take about 20 minutes.

Taxi

If you prefer a taxi, the hotel you are staying in can help you again. You should not forget to negotiate the price from the beginning. If the price is affordable for you, you can reach the airport within 20 minutes if the traffic is not too busy.

Car Rental

Despite traffic confusion in the city, it is the most preferred transportation method due to the comfort and cheap price of gasoline. You can purchase this service from the car rental offices located in the city center. Even if you wish, you can crowd your journey with a limousine. The hotel you are staying would be help in this regard. Of course you should not forget to negotiate the prices offered to you.

Airport Information

Khartoum, Sudan's biggest city and the attraction for foreign investors, expects the modern airport which is 40 kilometers south of the city to operate soon. Until this, Khartoum International Airport, also known as Civil Airport, 12 kilometers north of the city, continues to serve with limited facilities. The airport has some dining areas, a lounge, souvenir shop and free internet service.

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2017

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