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Almaty International Airport

Almaty International Airport (ALA)

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) north of the city centre.

Getting to the city

Local buses 439, 492 and 497 run from the airport to the City Air Terminal in the centre and further (T20/ 30-40 mins). Trolleybuses 13 and 17 serve the airport every 10 minutes (T10/ 40 mins). Taxis take 30 minutes to the city centre and cost around T700.

Time

GMT +6.

Contacts

Tel: +7 (3272) 572 009.

Car rental

An Argus car hire office is on site.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are an easy way to get to Almaty from the airport, however they are not metered so travellers need to agree on a fare before departing. Expect to pay anywhere from KZT2,000 upwards.

Facilities

Facilities include an airport hotel, bureau de change, auto exchange machine, cafeterias, bars, VIP lounge, duty free shop, newsagent/tobacconist, chemist and first aid.

Parking

There are parking facilities for 320 cars.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.alaport.com/en/

Internet

There is free wifi in the departures lounge.


Almaty International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.