About Khartoum International Airport

Khartoum International Airport is a joint Civil and Military airport located in Khartoum, Sudan. It is the principal airport that is available in Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan, and serves Khartoum City. Khartoum Airport is a hub for Sudan Airways, Badr Airlines, and Tarco Aviation. Khartoum Airport has one Runway 18/36 that is 2,980 meters in length and is located in Asphalt surface. This guide is part of our guides to airports in Sub-Saharan Africa including Eldoret Airport in Kenya, JKIA, and Kigali Airport, among others.

Khartoum International Airport Opening and Closing Time

Khartoum Airport operates for 24 hours daily and therefore does not close.

Where is Khartoum Airport?

Khartoum Airport is located in the heart of the Capital City of Sudan, Khartoum

Khartoum Airport Update

If you want to get the updates of live flight arrivals and departure information, flight delays and any cancellations and current weather at Khartoum airport use the link flightradar24.com/data/airport/krt to get all answers.

Hotels near Khartoum Airport

HotelGuest RatingPrice and reservation booking
Jori Vil Hotel2.0/5$55 per room, for reservation visit trip.com/m/jori-vil-hotel/book
Grand Holiday Villa Hotel Khartoum4.0/5$106per room, for reservation and booking visit trip.com/m/grand-holiday-villa-hotel/book
Corinthia Hotel5.0/5$418 for reservation and booking visit trip.com/corinthia-hotel/book
MYKI Residency Sudan0 reviews$82 for reservation and booking visit trip.com/myki-residency-sudan/book
Abashar Hotel3.6/5For reservation and prices check out booking.com/abashar-hotel/
Kanon Hotel3.9/5For reservation, booking services and pricing check out 
Maziya Residence4.3/5For reservation and prices visit booking.com/maziya-residence/
Assaha Hotel4.2/5For reservation and prices visit booking.com/assaha-hotel/
Paradise hotel4.0/5For reservation and pricing visit booking.com/paradise-hotel/
Acropole Hotel4.2/5For reservation and price rates visit booking.com/acropole-hotel/
5M Hotel4.0/5For bookings and prices visit booking.com/5M-hotel/

Khartoum International Airport Arrivals


Khartoum Airport Departures Guide

FlightAirlineDepartureArrival destination
J4*650Badr Airline06:0009:00KAN
J4*636Badr Airlines06:0011:00WUU
TRQ216Tarco Aviation06:0009:40RUH
TRQ202Tarco Aviation07:0009:30JED
J4*370Badr Airlines07:0009:00EGN
J4*310Badr Airlines07:3008:30KSL
J4*662Badr Airlines09:0011:30JED
TRQ410Tarco Aviation09:0011:00NDJ
J4*160Badr Airlines09:0011:30CAI
TRQTarco Aviation10:0011:40EGN

Khartoum Airport Approach Chart

To check for enroute charts and approach chart of Khartoum airport, you can v visit skyvector.com/airport/HSSS/Khartoum-Airport and get the information you need.

Khartoum International Airport Airlines and Destinations

Passengers Airlines

Air ArabiaSharjah
Afriqiyah AirwaysTripoli-Mitiga
Badr AirlinesAddis Ababa, Cairo, Damazin, Doha, Dubai, El Fasher, El Obeid, Geneina, Istanbul, Jeddah, Juba, Kano, Kassala, Nyala, Port Sudan, Wau
Cham Wings AirlinesDamascus
Emirates Dubai-International
Ethiopian AirlinesAddis Ababa
Eritrea AirlinesAsmara, Cairo, Kano
Etihad AirwaysAbu Dhabi
Felix AirwaysAden, Djibouti
FlynasAbha, Dammam, Jeddah, Medina, Riyadh
Golden Wings AviationJuba, Wau
Gulf AirBahrain
Kenya AirwaysNairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Libyan AirlinesTripoli-Mitiga
Nova AirwaysEl Fasher, Jeddah, Juba, Nyala, Port Sudan
SaudiaJeddah, Medina, Riyadh
Sudan AirwaysAddis Ababa, Asmara, Cairo, El Fasher, Geneina, Jeddah, Juba, Kano, N’Djamena, Nyala, Port Sudan, Riyadh
Syrian AirDamascus
Tarco AirlinesAmman, Asmara, Cairo, Dammam, Doha, Entebbe, Entebbe, Jeddah, Juba, Kano, Kuwait, N’Djamena, Riyadh, Aden and Seiyun
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul
Tchadia AirlinesN’Djamena

Cargo Airlines

EgyptAir CargoCairo, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Emirates Sky CargoDubai-International
Ethiopian Airlines CargoAddis Ababa, Liege
Qatar Airways CargoDoha
Saudia CargoJeddah
Turkish Airlines CargoIstanbul-Atatuk, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta

Khartoum International Airport Business Lounge

Khartoum airport is divided into domestic and international areas, there is a VIP lounge located in the international terminal outside the terminal building

Khartoum International Airport Car Rental

There are car rental agencies that offer transit services in the airport. The majority of the agencies offer a one way transit rental. If you want to have a to and fro service you will have to pay an extra fee.

Khartoum International Airport Duty free

There are duty free stores available in the airport located in the international terminal, at the arrival areas.

Khartoum International Airport Shut down 

Khartoum airport was temporarily shut down due to the unrest in the capital city and shootings experienced. The leader wanted the pilots to take part in the unrest and an order came for a shut down.

The Khartoum airport has also shut down all border and entry points into Sudan to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All flights from affected countries were cancelled.

There is an expected shut down of the Khartoum Airport in 2022 after completion and opening of the new airport which is currently under construction.

Khartoum International Airport Money Exchange

There is an exchange office for currency exchange located in the international terminal, in the arrival area.

Khartoum International Airport Cancelled Flights

There are different cases where flights can be cancelled in Khartoum airport. There were flights cancellations after the unrest in the capital. There are also flights cancelations for flights from countries affected by COVID-19 to prevent the spread in Sudan. Weather conditions can bring about cancellation of flights. You can always check with your airline to see if your flight is affected.

Khartoum International Airport Map

Khartoum International Airport Hotline

The office phone number for Khartoum airport is +249-1173-624

Khartoum International Airport Codes

The codes for Khartoum Airport are IATA: KRT, ICAO: HSSS and the Zip Code is 583

Khartoum International Airport Official Website

 The official website for Khartoum Airport is krtairport.gov.sd

Khartoum Airport Passengers Statistics

From the latest statistics, Khartoum Airport serves 3,600,121 passengers with 33,028 aircraft movements. The Humanitarian flights have an average of 40,557 passengers.

Khartoum International Airport Jobs

There are a lot of slots of vacant jobs in Khartoum Airport. If you meet the requirements you can apply for the vacancy that suits you from http://www.learn4good.com/registration/jobseeker/. You can also upload or update your CV freely from the site.

Khartoum International Airport Live Departures and Arrivals

You can track current flights departing and arriving in Khartoum Airport from http://www.flightstats.com/KRT and view live departures and arrivals from https://airport-departures-arrivals.com/sudan-airport/khartoum-international-airport-live-departures-arrivals

Khartoum International Airport Incidences and Accidents

  • On 27th of October 1952, there was starboard undercarriage collapse of Vickers Viscount G-AHRF that was then operated by the Ministry of Supply causing damages beyond possible repair.
  • 19th July of 1983, Douglas C-47A N480F of Chevron Oil, shortly after take-off from Khartoum, crashed due to failure of both engines of the flight caused by contaminated fuel. All on board survived the crash
  • On 10th June 2008, Sudan Airways Flight 109 from Amman, Jordan landed and went off to the end of the runway which caused the right engine to catch fire spreading the fire rapidly. There were 184 survivors and 30 deaths.
  • On 30th June 2008, there was an explosion of an Ilyushin II-76 causing the deaths of the 4 crew.
  • 3rd of October 2018, there was a collision of two flights; Sudan Air Force Antonov An-32 and Sudan Air Force Antonov An-30.

Khartoum International Airport Shooting

There was a shooting case that took place in January 2020 in Khartoum near the headquarters of the National Intelligence and Security Service that forced the authority to call for temporary shut-down of Khartoum Airport. Claims were that it was the NISS agency employee responsible for the shots.

Khartoum International Airport Strike

On 28 May 2019 there was a strike aimed at pressuring military. The strike was led by the opposition group Alliance and caused hundreds of passengers to be stranded as the leader wanted the pilots of different airlines to participate. The strike went on for 2 days.

Khartoum International Airport contact information

You can contact Khartoum Airport through their telephone number +249-1837-3624.

Khartoum International Airport Transit

There are minibuses which are cheaper compared to taxis which are located just 200 meters from the airport terminal.

There are also taxis which are officially metered and are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Khartoum International Airport Terminals

Khartoum Airport has four terminals, the VIP terminal, one for domestic flights and two for international flights arrival and departures.

Facilities at Khartoum International Airport

Duty free and shoppingThere are duty free shops and stores located in the international terminal on the arrival areas where you can shop.
Currency exchangeThere is an available exchange office in the arrival of the international terminal
Foods and drinksThere are some coffee shops and vending machines in the airport where you can grab some quick snack
Medical servicesThere is an emergency and medical response in the international terminal
Postal servicesThere is a post office in the airport where you can easily access and drop any card or letter you want to send.
Rest zonesThere are no quiet sleeping areas, but if you want to take a nap, there are recliners at the Gate 8 area which are better and quiet.
Wifi There is available Wifi in the airport located inside the lounge in the international terminal.
ParkingThere is a range of parking services offered in the airport with different rates depending on the quality of service required.

Khartoum International Airport Lounges

There is a first class lounge located in the international terminal with different exclusive services such as Wifi and internet accessibility, you can also spend you layover in the terminal as there are comfortable seats and a quiet environment you can enjoy.

Khartoum International Airport History

Khartoum Airport is a joint civil and military airport. It is located in the heart of Khartoum, Sudan. The Airport has been a member in Airport Council International since 2007. The airport is known with its codes as IATA: KRT, ICAO: HSSS and is the principal airport in Sudan. Khartoum Airport hubs Sudan airways, Badr Airlines and Tarco Aviation.

There is a new Khartoum International airport under construction to replace the current Khartoum Airport which is expected to be completed in 2022. The new airport is to be located 40 kilometers from the heart of the capital city. The new airport is planned to have an 86,000 square meter passenger terminal which is projected to hold 7.5 million passengers annually. There is a plan of a 4 kilometer runway which is projected to handle big aircrafts. There is also a projectedalso projected 300-room International hotel.

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