Kuwait's national airline, Kuwait Airways (KU),
operates daily nonstop flights to Kuwait from
London. Other airlines serving Kuwait include
British Airways, Alitalia, Air France, KLM and
Approximate flight times:
From Kuwait to London is 6 hours, to New York
is 13 hours, to Los Angeles is 19 hours, to Singapore
is 11 hours 30 minutes and to Sydney is 17 hours.
Kuwait International Airport: (KWI)
Kuwait (KWI) (tel: 433 4499; 24-hour flight information),
16km (10 miles) south of Kuwait City (travel time
– 25 minutes). Reliable transport to and
from the city is available, including bus (travel
time – 30 minutes) departing every 45 minutes
(0600-2300) and taxi service. Airport facilities
include restaurants, shops, cafeteria, bank/bureau
de change, car rental (Al Mulla, Avis, Budget
and Europcar), conference room and post office.
Departure tax: KD2;
children under 12 are exempt.