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Flights to Aktau

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Book flights to Aktau

Aktau sits on the Mangystau Peninsula along the Caspian Sea in southwestern Kazakhstan. The city itself is a modern centre with Soviet-era architecture and a beachfront promenade. However, its surroundings offer a mix of natural beauty and historical significance. You can explore the otherworldly rock formations and ancient petroglyphs of the Mangystau Mountains, or head north to the Bozzhira peninsula for its dramatic canyons and unusual rock sculptures. The Caspian Sea offers opportunities for swimming, diving, and fishing. The climate is arid continental, with hot summers and cold winters.

At Alternative Airlines, we make it simple for you to book flights to Aktau - with over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, booking flights to Aktau couldn't be easier.

Airports near Aktau

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Aktau. Here's 4 airports that serve Aktau.

Aktau International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Aktau, located within the city itself. It offers both domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Atyrau International Airport

Located approximately 300 kilometres northeast of Aktau, Atyrau International Airport is another option for travellers. It serves as a regional airport and offers domestic and international flights.


Astana International Airport

Although not as close as the previous options, Astana International Airport is the main international airport in Kazakhstan. It is located in the capital city of Nur-Sultan, approximately 1,200 kilometres northeast of Aktau. Travellers may need to take a connecting flight from here to reach Aktau.


Almaty International Airport

Almaty International Airport is the largest airport in Kazakhstan and is located in the city of Almaty, around 2,000 kilometres northeast of Aktau. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. Travellers may need to take a connecting flight from here to reach Aktau.

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Buy your flights to Aktau and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Aktau now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Aktau over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Aktau gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Aktau

Aktau has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Discover the Unseen Beauty of Aktau

Explore the unique landscapes of the Mangystau region, where the desert meets the sea. Experience the breathtaking views of the Caspian Sea, the mysterious underground mosques, and the awe-inspiring chalky cliffs of Aktau.

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Unearth Ancient History in Aktau

Dive into the rich history of the Silk Road. Visit the archaeological sites of ancient settlements and burial mounds, and marvel at the intricate petroglyphs etched into the rocks thousands of years ago.

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Experience the Vibrant Culture of Aktau

Immerse yourself in the local Kazakh culture. Enjoy traditional music and dance performances, savour the flavours of authentic Kazakh cuisine, and shop for handmade crafts at the bustling local markets.

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