Baghdad is a growing tourism destination of the Middle East with amazing cultural and historical attractions. Pegasus Airlines offers direct flights to Baghdad from İstanbul, making your trip to Baghdad from Europe very practical with numerous flights to Istanbul.
The flight duration to Baghdad from İstanbul is 3 hours. You can buy your direct flight tickets to Baghdad from İstanbul from here.
Baghdad International Airport is located 22 kilometers away from the city center. You can get to the city center with public bus, taxi and car. Public buses are available to the different parts of the city. Tickets may be purchased from kiosks at the airport.
There are also many taxis available in the airport 24/7. You can also enjoy the city with a rental car. Pegasus Airlines car rental service has great offers for you in here.
You can use taxis to get around in the city.
The city does not have a reliable public bus or train system and taxis are the main means of transportation for visitors in Baghdad with relatively low fares.
Airport Code: BGW
Distance from City Center: 16 km
Baghdad International Airport was opened in 1982 under the name of Saddam International Airport. In 2003, the name has changed to Baghdad International Airport. The airport is used for military and civil purposes. There are two main terminals: Military terminal and Civil terminal. The civil terminal includes three terminals called Nineveh (A), Babylon(B), and Samara (C). It has a capacity of 7,5 million passengers annually. Besides the coffee shops, there are ATMs, banks, an airport hotel, prayer rooms, and a medical center.
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