Sharjah International airport is situated 13 kilometers in the southeast of Sharjah and covers the area of 3800 acres. The airport is the third-largest air freight transportation hub in the Middle East. According to Sharjah aviation services, almost 600,000 tonnes of cargo were handled in 2015. SHJ Airport was built in 1972 and officially inaugurated on January 1977. Most of the domestic and international flights to and from Sharjah are operated by low-cost Air Arabia airline. The runway of the old airport has turned into a street named King Abdul Aziz Street in the city center.
There are also facilities available for Muslim travelers at the airport. Separate male and women prayer rooms can be found in the main passenger terminal and departure station. Managing the children at the airport could be a tedious task, the airport administration has specified playing area under the supervision of the professional airport staff.
There are a lot of options present for dining and almost everything you can find. Indian, Chinese, Middle East, Mediterranean cuisines are easily found at a reasonable price. Various ATMs and banking facilities are available throughout this amazing airport for cash withdrawal and other banking services. Guidance and Information about the ATMs can be received by maps or tourist desk at the airport. If you require medical attention at the airport, there is a well-equipped onsite medical unit where trained and experienced staff look after.
There are public and private transfer means available at the Sharjah Airport. You may take a bus or a taxi to go from the airport to the city center. But while talking about these options, be ready for many difficulties coming to your way. You may have to wait a long time for the bus or you may be surprised by the high amount charged by the taxi or you may also face language barrier issues in communicating for your airport transfer. Therefore, an advance booking of a private taxi transfer is the sole solution for a foreigner to quickly and safely be transferred to their destinations.
Booking your airport transfer in advance is not a tedious task instead you will have to follow simple steps to book your transfer on the website of Intui travel. There you will be asked to enter your destination location, your flight number, arrival date, and your personal information related to your identity to facilitate our drivers to find you at the airport exit location.
For airport transfer, each passenger will be allowed for 1 luggage bag whether you are traveling alone or in a group. If you need extra baggage capacity, you may request it while booking your transfer. All the luggage must be well secured and labeled with the passenger’s name and address of the desired destination. Transportation of luggage and other suitcases for traveling are handled solely on your own risks and in no case, Intui can be held responsible for any damage or loss. Our drivers are super careful about the safety of you and your belongings.
The cost of the transfer includes gasoline, certain waiting time, road toll taxes and gratuity. There is no hidden charges and card payment fee while booking your airport transfer with us. In case there is a risk that your scheduled flight will be delayed or changed, we recommend that you choose a transfer with the option “Flight delayed”, which includes up to 2 hours of free waiting in case of a delay of your flight. In this case, our driver will track your flight and will be there until your arrival. He receives live updates and will meet and greet you at the airport holding a name board in his hand at the outside area of the arrival terminal so you can easily locate him.
Our English speaking and locally knowledgeable driver will answer any question or query about the city and he can also recommend you about the hidden gems which you can explore during your stay in Sharjah. If you want to travel back from your hotel to the airport, he will wait for you in the waiting lobby of the hotel at your given time.
Our private airport transfer taxis provide the most convenient, fast and reliable transfer to your destination. We make adequate arrangements for the provision of the best taxi partners and ensure that you will get the best rates. You can select from a broad range of cars depending on your needs and budget varying from economical standard cars to luxury vehicles.