Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)

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

The Arab world’s cultural capital, a major commercial hub and a growing centre for health and education—Sharjah dons many hats with its pages of history brimming with tales of rich heritage. 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 Sharjah destination guide.

  • 13km away from south-east of Sharjah.
  • Sharjah International Airport offers round the clock arrival and departure so that you can travel at your convenience.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available at the First and Business Class Lounge of the Sharjah International Airport.

Terminal Information

Sharjah International Airport is a single terminal airport with passenger movement of 11,993,887 (2015) spread over 125,000 sq. meters.

IndiGo operates 28 weekly, non-stop flights between Sharjah and Lucknow, Hyderabad, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram.


Airport Facilities

Sharjah International Airport provides with the following facilities for your smoother travel:
Free trolleys.
Currency Exchange.
Business Centre.
Banking Services.
Prayer Room.
Children’s Play Area.
Mosque for both males and females (separate).
Smoking Rooms.
Special Service Staff for a royal travel.
Medical Centers.
Wheelchairs available for use.
Assistance to differently-abled.
Hala Service for faster check-in and check-out.
Car Rental Services, Pre-paid Taxi Services.

Things to Do

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

  • Shopping from Duty Free at reasonable prices.
  • Relaxing at the Transit Hotel within the airport.
  • Relishing your taste buds with offerings from several restaurants, cafes, and kiosks.

Visa and Immigration

If you’re an Indian passport holder having US Visitor Visa/ Green card travelling to Sharjah, you are eligible for visa on arrival, while tourist visa for others with ordinary passport needs to be arranged by a sponsor in UAE.

While this section is for Indian passport holders looking for information about visas and entry requirements for visiting Sharjah, it may also be helpful for citizens of other countries. Other nationals, do ensure 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 Dubai visa -


Hotels near Sharjah International Airport


Airport Transit Hotel Sharjah International Airport, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


Centro Sharjah Centro Sharjah Al Dhaid Rd | Adjacent to Sharjah International Airport, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


Sharjah International Airport Hotel Next to Royal Hospital, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


Hilton Sharjah Buhaira Corniche Corniche St | 3930, Sharjah 3930, United Arab Emirates

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