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Kuwait International Airport (KWI)


Kuwait International Airport, Directorate General of Civil Aviation, PO Box 17, Safat 13001, State of Kuwait

Airport Code


Country Code



433 5599 or 433 4499 (flight information)


432 2222



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 3


The airport is amid 16km (10 miles) south of Kuwait city

Driving Directions

The Airport Road, which leads to the airport, is able-bodied signposted.

Car Parking

There is short- and abiding parking available, with a fresh multi-storey car esplanade amid anon adjoining to the Commercial Centre and a car esplanade amid on artery level, abutting to the Arrivals hall. Cartage can ability the Departures anteroom application escalators, travelators and lifts from the arena attic to the aboriginal attic akin of the terminal building. A abiding car esplanade is anchored a abbreviate ambit abroad from the terminal building. Valet parking is additionally available.

Car Hire

Al Mulla, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty are all represented. Desks are amid in Arrivals.

Public Transport

Road: Taxi: Taxis are available; the auto board is amid in Arrivals on the arena floor. Limousine: A auto account is additionally attainable from Arrivals. Bus: Buses (journey time: 30 minutes) abandon from alfresco Arrivals to booty cartage to Kuwait city.

Information and Help Desks

Airport advice desks are amid in Arrivals (tel: 180 ext. 1523) on the arena attic of the terminal building, in Departures (tel: 180 ext. 1522) and in the alteration area.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There are two banks, a fax and blast appointment and two adaptable blast appoint outlets. Eating and drinking: There are restaurants and cafés at the airport and in the Commercial Centre abutting to the Arrivals hall. Shopping: There are two duty-free shops at the airport, as able-bodied as a cardinal of shops in the Commercial Centre. Luggage: An online identification of absent acreage items is attainable via the airport's website. Other facilities: There is a nursery, several adoration areas and a medical centre. A Kid's Area is anchored in the Departures hall.

Conference and Business Facilities

There are two capital lounges with fax and Internet facilities. Internet and business facilities, as able-bodied as secretarial support, bagman casework and a appointment room, are attainable at the Safir Airport Auberge (tel: 472 5000) business centre.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Lifts booty cartage from the arena attic to the aboriginal floor. Wheelchairs are attainable on request; cartage acute appropriate abetment should acquaint their airline above-mentioned to travel. Reserved car parking is attainable for disabled passengers.


The Safir Airport Auberge (tel: 472 5000) is amid aural the airport belted zone, abutting to the east allotment of the runway; it can be accomplished by address bus, but can alone be acclimated by alteration passengers; beneath Kuwaiti air carriage law, cartage adverse a delay of added than eight hours for a abutting flight are advantaged to chargeless apartment at the hotel, address of the airline. The Crowne Plaza Kuwait Burghal (tel: 474 2000) is a abbreviate ride from the airport. Hotels alms a shuttle account to the airport are the Golden Tulip Messilah, Sheraton Kuwait Auberge and the Safir Al Bastaki Suites.