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Flights to Astana

Book flights to Astana

Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan, located in the north-central part of the country. A modern planned city, Astana offers a unique blend of futuristic buildings and historical sites. Sitting on the Ishim River in a steppe region, Astana experiences a continental climate with hot summers and very cold winters. Visitors can explore the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center, a massive tent-like structure housing shops, restaurants, and an indoor beach resort. For a history fix, there's the Independence Palace and the National Museum. Nature lovers can enjoy the Botanical Garden or relax along the Ishim River embankment.

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Airports near Astana

You have choices when it comes to reaching Astana. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Astana.

Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport

This is the main international airport serving Astana and is located approximately 20 kilometres southeast of the city centre. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Almaty International Airport

Although not in close proximity to Astana, Almaty International Airport is the largest airport in Kazakhstan and offers numerous international connections. It is located in Almaty, which is about a 9-hour drive or a 1.5-hour flight from Astana.


Karaganda Airport

Karaganda Airport is another option for travellers to Astana. It is located in Karaganda, which is approximately a 4-hour drive or a 1-hour flight from Astana. It offers domestic flights and limited international connections.


Kokshetau Airport

Kokshetau Airport is a regional airport located in Kokshetau, which is about a 6-hour drive or a 1-hour flight from Astana. It primarily serves domestic flights and offers limited international connections. Connecting flights from major international airports may be required to reach Kokshetau.

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Buy your flights to Astana and pay later

Rather than paying for your Astana flights upfront, you can instead use Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solutions to help you split the cost of your flights into more manageable instalments.

You'll get greater flexibility when planning the budget for your trip to Astana! You won't need to pay any interest, however, this will depend on the specific terms set by the lending provider.

Enjoy hassle-free travel today when you book your flights to Astana and pay later at Alternative Airlines.

Things to do in Astana

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

Bayterek Tower

This iconic monument in Astana, now known as Nur-Sultan, is a must-visit. Standing at 105 meters tall, the Bayterek Tower offers panoramic views of the city. Its unique design symbolises a Kazakh legend and is a testament to the city's modern architecture.

Palace of Peace and Reconciliation

This architectural marvel, designed by renowned British architect Norman Foster, is a symbol of unity and peace. The pyramid-shaped building hosts a variety of cultural events and houses a museum, a concert hall, and a winter garden.

Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center

The world's largest tent, Khan Shatyr, is a shopping and entertainment hub with a beach resort, a shopping mall, a mini-golf course, and a monorail. Its unique design and diverse offerings make it a must-visit destination in Astana.

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