Bahrain Airport

Bahrain International Airport (BAH)

Established in 1927, Bahrain Airport is the Persian Gulf's oldest international airport.

Air India operations

Fly and collect points
Check-in counters

We do not have fixed counters for operations at BAH. The counters are allocated daily.

Upgrade seats

There is only one terminal at this airport.

Share points  with family

Unwind before and between your flights at the lounges in Bahrain Airport.

Services and amenities


Full-service dining


Children’s play area


Gaming room


Duty-free shopping


Nursing room


Free Wi-Fi


Smoking area


Prayer room


Facilitation for passengers with disabilities or those who require assistance




Paid shower facilities


24x7 medical facility by Bahrain Specialist Hospital

Transfer desks

  • There are two transfer desks, both located before the two immigration areas.

Connectivity between the airport and city

  • Public bus service
  • Public taxi
  • Prepaid taxi
  • Car rentals

BAH is around 10 kilometres from the capital city Manama.

Taxi pick-up area

  • Pick-up area is right outside arrival building after customs and immigration. There are information boards and footmarks for passengers to reach the taxi area.

Minimum layover time

  • More than an hour

Airport hotels


Resolution desk for baggage issues

Bahrain Airport Services and Baggage Services opposite the baggage belt in the arrival area.

Cell phone zones/Waiting lots

Waiting zone with ample seating is available in the arrival building. 


Places to visit nearby

Grand Mosque

Grand Mosque

5.6 km
Bahrain National Museum

Bahrain National Museum

5 km
Passengers that require a wheelchair

Arad Fort

3 km
Qal at al Bahrain Seef

Qal'at al Bahrain Seef

12 km

Airport FAQs

Bahrain International Airport provides free Wi-Fi for passengers, with no registration required. Just search for 'Bahrain Airport' on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop and sign in.

Prayer rooms and ablution facilities are located near gates 14A and 14B and 19A and 19B in the departures area, and in the western part of the arrivals area.

Smoking areas are available on level 00 of the departure hall, in the central commercial area, between gates 14 and 15, and between gates 18 and 19.

Photography and filming are not allowed within the airport.