Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RKT)

Fasten your seatbelts and embark on an unforgettable journey with IndiGo to and from the airport in Ras Al Khaimah, which is also the 100th destination for the airline carrier. From check-in details to airport facilities and onward travel information, everything you need to know for a hassle-free experience is here.

One of the burgeoning emirates, Ras Al Khaimah with its age-old heritage offers a requisite getaway from the mundane. Flanked by the mighty Hajar Mountain that gently rolls down into the turquoise ocean, the metropolis is celebrated for its flourishing tourism initiatives. For a detailed overview on how to indulge in an exciting vacation in Ras Al Khaimah, you can probe into our Ras Al Khaimah destination guide. The Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is located at a distance of 22 km from the main city.

Ras Al Khaimah Terminal information

  • The airport essentially accommodates two well-defined terminal buildings for arrival and departure along with automated baggage handling machines.
  • There is a separate terminal floor for the passage of cargos.
  • The extravagant VIP terminal has the capacity to serve up to 60 passengers.
  • The airport offers round-the-clock operations and services to meet the needs of the considerably untapped passenger market.
  • An expansion project to accommodate a charter flight terminal is on the go.

IndiGo is currently advancing direct flights to Ras Al Khaimah from two major cities of India – Delhi and Mumbai. The integration with other destinations is also flawless.


Airport Facilities

The comparatively young Ras Al Khaimah International Airport with a progressive exterior is equipped with the following facilities for a comfortable travel experience. 

Wheelchairs and ambu-lifts
Baggage storage
Currency Exchange counters
ATM machines
Free parking
Medical facilities and dedicated ambulance
Lost and Found counter
Smoking area
Prayer area
Distinct VIP Terminal and Lounge
Round-the-clock police station
Fire fighting systems

Things to do in Ras Al Khaimah International Airport

There will not be any dull moments while you wait for your flight at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport.

  • Explore the lucrative merchandise at duty-free shops and stuff your bags with perfumes, accessories, electronics and souvenirs.
  • The airport premises house an array of quaint cafes and restaurants. You can savour their delectable menu to cater to your hunger pangs.
  • The bibliophile in you can explore the versatile collection of fiction and non-fiction novels, comics and magazines available at the bookstores.

Visa and Immigration

As per the issued directive, if you are an Indian national visiting Ras Al Khaimah for business, transit or vacation, your visas issued will be personally handled at the Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. Visa on arrival is available for Indian nationals, allowing you to obtain your visa upon arrival in Ras Al Khaimah. The visas usually remain valid for 30 days at a stretch and can be extended if you carry a recommendation of any VIP of Ras Al Khaimah on you. It is essential for your passport to remain valid for six months following your travel. Other nationals are requested adjured to look over the visa requirements specific to their terrain.

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Hotels near Ras Al Khaimah Airport


Al Hamra Fort Hotel Revive the nostalgic charm of Arabian Nights at Al Hamra Fort Hotel, stationed at a 10 minutes’ drive away from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. The pristine beach coupled with landscaped gardens ensures guests can unwind in a relaxing staycation far from the hustle and bustle of the urban crowd. The luxurious rooms and dedicated conference centres cater to travellers arriving for business or pleasure. The mouth-watering seafood served at the Beachside restaurant and the authentic Italian flavours available in its Italian counterpart will surely appease the foodie inside you.


Al Hamra Residences Nestled about a kilometre away from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, the gleaming hotel is refurbished with upscale wooden furnishings. The premises house a total of 145 spacious suites along with an 18-hole golf course, swimming pool, sauna, gym and tennis courts. The cosy charm of the English Pub and signature seafood restaurant beckons vacationers on a budget.


Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa The five-star resort is a 14-minute drive from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. The stylish villas overlook the azure waters of the private beach with several rooms boasting distinct play areas for children. Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa features 11 international dining options including Lebanese, Italian and Brazilian. The relaxing spa and massage rooms can be listed as the foremost temptations of the property.


The Ritz Carlton, Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert Secluded from the swarming city life, this island-inspired resort treats guests to the lavishness of all forms. Beachfront opulent villas are furnished with private pools with disappearing edges that entice tourists. The beach is probably the best place to witness romantic sunsets, and the sunset rituals which are part and parcel of the wellness experience, rejuvenate the body and soul. The freshly cooked seafood and other dining delights provided at the in-house restaurants only add to the entire worldliness.

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