|WORLD AREA CODE||644|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||KWI|
LAT / LON 29°13'35"N / 47°58'8"E
Station ID: OKBK
Observation Time: 13/05/2021 2:09 pm
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About Kuwait International Airport Code
Kuwait International Airport code is KWI. This airport got its IATA code from its name itself.
About Kuwait International Airport (KWI)
Kuwait International Airport (KWI) is located 15.5 kilometres south of Kuwait’s city centre. It is one of the busiest aviation hubs in the country featuring all the basic amenities such as on-site parking, restaurants, and lounges among others to meet the requirements of all passengers.
Kuwait International Airport (KWI) is connected to the city centre by all modes of transport.
It is home to Abdullah Al-Mubarak Air Base.
Kuwait International Airport (KWI) Runways
Kuwait International Airport (KWI) has two runways:
15R/33L 3,400m concrete
15L/33R 3,500m asphalt
Kuwait International Airport (KWI) Terminals
There are 5 terminals at the airport:
It is the main terminal of the airport serving flights of all airlines except those operated by Jazeera Airways, Kuwait Airways, Aegean Airlines, and flydubai. It has 16 gates and hosts several duty-free shops, lounges, and restaurants.
This facility will increase its capacity to over 13 million passengers annually by 2022 when it will be ready for public use. It will have all world-class amenities on the premises.
This facility was originally named Sheikh Saad General Aviation Terminal and was primarily used by Aegean Airlines and flydubai before going out of operations.
This facility is used by flights operated by Kuwait Airways. Spread across an area of 55,000 square meters, Terminal 4 is able to handle more than 4.5 million passengers a year.
Terminal 5 is used by Jazeera Airway exclusively. It has 350 parking spaces along with check-in zones, lounges, and restaurants.
Nearest Airports to Kuwait International Airport (KWI)
Basra International Airport 206 km
Ahwaz International Airport 352 km
Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Kuwait International Airport (KWI)
Air India Express
AIMasria Universal Airlines
Cham Wings Airlines
|15R-33L||11,155 ft||148 ft||Concrete||Yes|
|15L-33R||11,483 ft||148 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.