Al Ain International Airport Guide (AAN)

Airport info
Code: AAN
Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Al Ain International Airport is located 18km (11 miles) northwest of the Al Ain city centre.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +971
+971 2 505 5000

Al Ain International Airport is the Emirate of Abu Dhabi’s second international airport and is located 18km (11 miles) northwest of the Al Ain city centre. Our Al Ain International Airport guide includes information on terminal facilities, public transportation options and nearby hotels, as well as airport contact details.


An information desk can be found in the terminal building.

Driving directions

From central Al Ain, head east on 135th Street/Shek Khalifa Bin Zayed Street, then continue north on 138th Street/Hazza Bin Sultan Street. At the second roundabout, take the third exit onto 111th Street/Al Etihad Street to reach the airport. The drive is approximately 20 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Bus number 496 connects Al Ain International Airport with the town centre, stopping at Al Ain Town Square and Al Ain Mall (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: AED2). For further information, contact the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (tel: +971 3 7464 44;

Taxi: Metred taxis offer services to central Al Ain. Speak to the staff at the airport’s information desk for assistance with booking an official taxi. Alternatively, contact the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (tel: +971 2 8008 8888;

Terminal facilities


A bank, ATMs, and a currency exchange service are available in the airport.


Public telephones are located throughout the terminal.


There are restaurants and cafés within the terminal building.


The airport has a large duty-free complex that sells souvenirs, alcohol, and other goods.


Free luggage trollies are available free of charge in the terminal area, but left luggage facilities are not available.


A medical centre is located in the main terminal building.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no business or conference facilities at Al Ain International Airport. Passengers requiring these services will need to travel to one of the city centre hotels, such as the Al Ain Rotana (tel: +971 3 754 5111;

Disabled facilities

The terminal building is accessible to wheelchair users and houses disabled toilet facilities.

Car parking

Long and short-term parking options are available immediately outside the terminal building.

Car rental

There are no car rental company desks at the airport. However, international car rental companies offer services outside the airport in the city. Hertz is one international car hire chain present in Al Ain and cars must be picked up at the office located in the city.


There are no hotels at Al Ain International Airport. The majority of accomodations are situated in the city centre. 

Al Ain Rotana

+971 3 754 5111

Situated in central Al Ain, the Al Ain Rotana hotel boasts a good range of dining options, leisure facilities and business services. Valet parking is also available.

Zayed Bin Sultan Street, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Ayla Hotel Al Ain

+971 3 761 0111

The Al Ain hotel offers a variety of room types and suites. Its central location provides a convenient base for the numerous shopping and entertainment options in the city.

Khalifa Bin Bin Zayed Al Awwal Street, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Al Massa Hotel Al Ain

+971 3 763 9003

Located a little way from Al Ain’s main street, the Al Massa Hotel offers a laundry service, Wi-Fi access and event and meeting facilities, along with spacious, modern rooms.

Hamden Bin Mohammed Street, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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