Kuwait Airport (KWI) Guide to Kuwait International Airport (KWI)

Kuwait Airport (KWI)

On this website you can find useful information about Kuwait International Airport: Arrivals, Departures, Terminal information, Parking, Car rental, Transport, Accommodation, Amenities and Services, among other information. Plan your travel to KWI airport with the information provided in this site.


Kuwait Airport is a major hub for long distance flights between Europe, Asia and Middle East.


Kuwait Airport handled in 2015 a total of 11,100,000 passengers.

Terminals + info

Kuwait Airport is a major hub for long distance flights between Europe, Asia and Middle East. As for its location, serves as a hub for Kuwait Airways, Jazeera Airways and Wataniya Airways – also to other carriers since it is a major passenger gateway. In that sense, Kuwait Airport is purely an international airport.

It is formed by two passenger terminals:


  • Terminal 1: Kuwait Airport Terminal 1 serves practically the greatest part of the flights hosted in the airport. It is formed by two levels as follows:


First level: Arrivals area
Second level: Departures area.


  • Sheikh Saad Terminal: The Sheikh Saad Terminal is a small passenger terminal which nowadays hosts some flights previously served in Terminal 1 due to its congestion. Many of the services offered in this terminal comprises regular scheduled flights.


Present & future: A third passenger terminal, Terminal 2, is under construction. It is expected to be finished by 2020.

Facilities and Services + info

The following services at available for passengers in Kuwait Airport:

  • Automated check-in points
  • Baggage handling system
  • Food, drink and retail concessions
  • Currency exchange
  • Airport Hotel
  • Travel agencies
  • Free Wi-Fi connection
  • Kids Zone
  • Duty free shops
  • ATMs
  • Parenting rooms
  • Airport malls
  • Bank branch
  • Luggage packing
  • Luggage storage
  • The Health Centre
  • Pharmacy
  • Information booth
  • Toilets
  • Business corner
  • Car rental booths

Transport + info

The following means of transport are available at Kuwait Airport to get to the city centre:


Bus: Bus services at Kuwait Airport can be really convenient for you, especially the CityBus Express lines. Check out bus section for further information.

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Taxi: Taxi is just the best way to get to Kuwait City – Get there from Kuwait Airport within just 20 minutes!

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Car rental: Want to discover Kuwait and its wonders on your own? Immediately outside the Arrivals Hall many international and local car rental partners are ready to attend your needs. Just remind you can also rent a car through our search engine.

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Find below several contact information regarding Kuwait Airport:


Address: Gazali Expressway, Farwiniyah, 13001, Kuwait City, KUWAIT


Phone: +965 2431 9829

About Kuwait

Kuwait City is the main and largest city in Kuwait, located in the Middle East region. Kuwait shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The country features for having a dry desert climate, with scorching hot summers and chilly winters (on summer temperatures easily surpasses 40ºC). Apart from Kuwait City, Salmiya, Jahra and Wafrah are worth to visit. Regarding main attractions, you shouldn’t miss Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Kuwait Towers, the Souq, the Tareq Rajab Museum and the Scientific Centre, which stands for being Middle East’s biggest aquarium.

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