Finding Flights to Asmara Airport
Asmara International Airport is located in the capital city of Eritrea that bears the same name. Asmara is a small field at a high altitude which makes it more suitable for smaller commercial jets. Asmara is the one of two international ports of entry for fledgling Eritrea, who declared their independence in the 1990s.
Popular Routes to Asmara Airport
ASM is serviced by EgyptAir, Eritrean Airlines, FlyDubai, Nova Airways, Qatar, Sudan Airways, and Turkish Airlines who combine to fly from popular spots like Cairo, Dubai, Khartoum, and Istanbul to Asmara.
See What's Outside of Asmara Airport
The highland city of Asmara is home to approximately one million people and is located in Eritrea's central Maekul Region. Fans of architecture will thoroughly enjoy touring the city to take in the well-preserved Italian influence throughout the city. After being colonized by Italy in the late 1800s, the city was greatly improved and expanded, including a railway line and many new buildings, which added to the Italian influence. Many shops still have Italian names, keeping a link back to the time the city was referred to as Little Rome. Due to its geographic location, Asmara enjoys warm summers and mild winters, with average highs during most months in the 70 degree (Fahrenheit) range, making it enjoyable to visit all year round.
Transportation fromAsmara Airport and Beyond
Cabs are easy to come by both for getting from the airport to the city as well as touring around the city itself. For exploring the Asmara region and beyond, there are buses that offer trips to off the beaten path locations like Assab and Nafka, with breakfast or lunch stops included.
Cheap Flights to Asmara Airport
If you're thinking about traveling to Asmara and want to know what airlines fly to ASM, check out the Skyscanner Airline page for a full list of carriers.
Pick dates in May when you want to travel from Dubai to Asmara and get rates as low as $568 roundtrip.
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