Almaty International Airport, formerly Alma-Ata Airport, is located approximately 15 km from Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city. The annual passenger traffic is nearly 6.5 million as the country's busiest passenger terminal. Built in 1935, Almaty Airport is the commercial center of the country, thus nearly 70% of the total air traffic is provided from here.

Almaty International Airport is the hub for Air Astana, FlyArystan, and Qazaq Air. In addition to these, there are regular flights with around 30 airline companies to domestic and international destinations mainly in Asia. In seasonal flights, the Mediterranean and North African coasts come to the fore.

  • There are also two-way flights from Almaty International Airport to European destinations such as Riga, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, and Istanbul.
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Public Transfers Almaty Airport to City

Suyunbai Street road can be used to travel between Almaty International Airport and the city center. You can reach Astana Square by covering a distance of approximately 15 kilometers with your private car in 30 minutes.

  • Three different Almaty Airport shuttle bus lines are running between the airport and the city. These are lines 79, 86, 92, and 106. The distance from Almaty Airport to the city center takes 45 minutes. All buses stop at Almaty-2 Train Station and offer connections to many destinations.

For Almaty Airport transfers, Almaty-2 Train Station is a more preferred stop as it is located in the center of the city. Almaty-1 Train Station is relatively closer to the airport.

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Most Popular Hotels Near Almaty International Airport

DestinationDistanceEstimated Time
Resident City Hotel13,7 km34 min.
Renion Park Hotel17,2 km31 min.
ApartHotel Almaty17,9 km36 min.
Garden Park Inn18,1 km53 min.
Rixos Almaty18,5 km40 min.
Ramada by Wyndham Almaty18,9 km40 min.
The Ritz-Carlton20,6 km57 min.
Best Western Plus Atakent Park Hotel23,4 km60 min.
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