Kuwait International Airport (KWI)

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at Kuwait International airport. From check-in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it covered.

Kuwait stands fifth in the world for oil reserve and boasts of the best of modern architecture. Settled between Iraq and Saudi Arab, it’s one of the world’s fastest-growing countries with an old-world charm to it. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Kuwait destination guide.

  • 16km from the south of Kuwait City.
  • Kuwait International Airport offers round the clock arrival and departure so that you can travel at your convenience.

Terminal Information

Kuwait International Airport is a major hub for IndiGo as it operates non-stop flights between Kuwait and Ahmedabad & Chennai along with seamless connectivity to other destinations. The airport comprises two passenger terminals - Terminal 1 and Sheikh Saad Terminal.

Terminal 1

This terminal handles the majority part of the flights hosted in the airport. It is spread across two levels: the first level comprises the arrivals and the second level includes the departure area.

Sheikh Saad Terminal

It’s a small passenger terminal that hosts regular scheduled flights.


Airport Facilities

Kuwait International Airport provides with the following facilities for your smoother travel:
Free trolleys.
Baggage handling system
Currency exchange counter
Travel agency counters
Free Wi-Fi hotspot
Kids Zone
Parenting rooms
Business corner
Car rental booths
Luggage storage
Car and taxi rental services
Lost and found counters
Parking facility
Luggage packing services

Things to Do

While you wait at the Kuwait International Airport, spend your time

  • Shopping for apparels, accessories, perfumes, cosmetics, toys, souvenirs, electronics, and jewellery at the Duty-Free shops for reasonable prices.
  • Relishing your taste buds with offerings from several restaurants and cafes.

Visa and Immigration

Indian passport holders travelling to Kuwait are required to apply for Kuwait eVisa. Other nationals are requested to ensure that you check whether your destination requires a visa or other documentation in plenty of time before you travel, just in case you need to apply.

To ensure a hassle-free and seamless travel, here is a detailed information about the Kuwait visa - www.goindigo.in/information/visa-information/kuwait-kw-visa.html


Hotels near Kuwait International Airport


Safir Airport Hotel 13109 Safat, Kuwait 13109، Kuwait City, Kuwait


Sara Palace Apartments Farwaniya, Kuwait


Holiday Inn Airport Rd, Al Kuwayt 81006, Kuwait


Crowne Plaza Airport Rd, Al Kuwayt 81006, Kuwait

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