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Cheap Flights to Basra

Basra is known for its port location as well as its historical quality dates and sugar markets. You can find the cheapest flights to Basra by using Skyscanner’s whole month search tool from Skyscanner to find the cheapest time to fly to Basra.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Basra

Basra has a hot desert climate and is frequently one of the hottest places on the planet especially in June, July, and August, hitting daytime highs of over 40 degrees centigrade. It is best to visit Basra outside of the summer months when the temperatures are more pleasant. Some rain falls between November and April. It is cheapest to book your flight at least 4 months in advance. If you know when you want to fly to Basra sign up for price alerts from Skyscanner. You will be notified when the price of your chosen flight rises or falls so you can monitor fares and get the best rate on flights to Basra.Airlines that Fly to Basra

Basra International Airport (BSR) is a small international airport located in the southern Iraq city of Basra. Airlines that fly to Basra include AtlasGlobal, Emirates, Iraqi Airlines, Qatar Airlines, and Turkish Airlines. You can find all airlines that fly to Iraq here.

What to Expect When Arriving at Basra International Airport

Canadians arriving in Iraq must present a visa and a passport valid for at least six months past date of departure from the country. The security situation in Iraq is extremely variable, and it is important to keep up-to-date on what is happening in this country, as travel to some areas may be prohibited. You can get to Basra from the airport by arranging a private car and driver directly to your hotel. You can take a taxi, depending on the level of safety. Business travelers especially are advised to have an armed guard as well.

Airport Facilities

Basra International Airport is a small airport with passenger lounges. There are limited shopping and dining options, and one shop is open all night. The airport offers wi-fi, so download Skyscanner’s mobile app so you can stay connected to the best travel deals no matter where you go.

What to See and Do in Basra

Spend some time in Basra Times Square where there is a shopping mall, restaurants, and children’s area. The city is full of unique architecture and can be quite pretty during peacetime.

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