Baghdad International Airport

Baghdad International Airport is the located in Baghdad, the capital city of Iraq, and is the largest international airport. The Airport is located 16 kilometres west of the city centre of Baghdad. The city is known for a variety of world-class cultural institutions, including the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra and the Music and Ballet School of Baghdad. 

The easiest way for travellers to find cheap flights to Baghdad is using Skyscanner. By selecting an airport and a travel date, travellers can find the most affordable flights available. Travellers that are more concerned with the price of their flight than their travel date can find the cheapest travel times with Skyscanner's Whole Month Search Tool.

Best Times to Fly to Baghdad

The best times to fly to Baghdad are in early spring or late fall, which is when the weather is the most ideal. Travellers that are interested in the culture of Baghdad should try and time their trip with events like Assyrian New Year, which is on April 1, or the Babylon International Festival, which is held September 22 to October 1. To get the best price on a flight to Baghdad, use the Price Alert Tool to sign up for ticket price change notifications.

Airlines that Fly to Baghdad International Airport

Airlines that fly to Baghdad International Airport include Iraqi Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines. A full list of carriers that offer flights to Baghdad International Airport can be found on the Skyscanner Airlines page. While the most popular airline is Iraqi Airways, travellers can find great prices from a variety of carriers.

Airport Facilities

A wide variety of services and facilities are available to travellers at the Baghdad International Airport. There are banks and ATMs available for travellers that need to withdraw money or exchange currency for their trip. Free Wi-Fi is offered by the airport, and there is also a duty-free shop so that travellers can shop while they are waiting for their flight. 

Restaurants can be found throughout the airport, and there are prayer rooms for travellers that require them. Other services and facilities available at this airport include a free market, an information desk, and a medical services area.

What to See and Do In Baghdad

Lovers of literature that are visiting Baghdad should make sure their trip includes a visit to Mutanabbi Street, a historic book-selling venue that features open-air stalls and bookstores. Another popular location in the city is the Baghdad Zoo, which was once the largest zoo in the Middle East. Additional attractions include the National Museum of Iraq and the Al-Shaheed Monument. 

There are a variety of activities available to travellers visiting Baghdad. Tourists should make sure to see what the city has to offer after renting a car and finding a hotel.

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After arriving at Baghdad International Airport, travellers can expect close to a thirty-minute drive to reach the city centre, although this may take longer depending on the time of day. The easiest way to travel to the city is by hiring a taxi, which can cost about CA$60. Bus ticket kiosks are additionally available at the airport. There are also car rentals available in the terminal.

 Who flies to Baghdad International

 Airport Contact Details

Baghdad International Airport


 Location Details

Longitude:44° 13' 30'' E
Latitude:33° 15' 20'' N

 Airport Location

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