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Book flights to Sana'a

Sanaa is the capital and largest city of Yemen. It's located in a mountain valley at an altitude of 2,200 meters, making it one of the highest capital cities in the world. The Old City of Sana'a is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its well-preserved earthen-brick tower houses that date back to the 11th century. Visitors can explore the maze-like alleys lined with souks (markets) selling spices, coffee, and handicrafts. The city is also home to several historic mosques, including the Great Mosque, said to be one of the oldest mosques in the world. The best time to visit Sana'a is during the cooler months, from October to April. Keep in mind that Yemen is currently facing a civil war, so be sure to check the latest travel advisories before booking your trip.

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Airports near Sana'a

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

Aden International Airport

Located approximately 340 kilometres south of Sana'a, Aden International Airport is the closest commercial passenger airport to Sana'a. While it is a bit of a drive, it is the most convenient option for travellers looking to reach Sana'a by air.


Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport

Situated in Djibouti, this airport is approximately 400 kilometres southeast of Sana'a. Although it requires a longer drive, it is another viable option for travellers who wish to fly to a more regional airport before continuing their journey to Sana'a.


King Abdulaziz International Airport

Located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz International Airport is around 800 kilometres southwest of Sana'a. While it is a considerable distance away, it is a major international airport with numerous connecting flights to Sana'a available.


Cairo International Airport

Situated in Egypt, Cairo International Airport is approximately 1,200 kilometres northeast of Sana'a. Although it is quite far, it is a major hub with various connecting flights to Sana'a, making it a potential option for travellers.

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Buy your flights to Sana'a and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Sana'a 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 Sana'a 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 Sana'a gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Sana'a

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

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Sana'a Old City

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sana'a Old City is famous for its unique mudbrick tower houses. These multi-storied structures, some dating back over a thousand years, are decorated with geometric patterns and topped with high roofs. Wander the narrow alleys lined with shops selling spices, coffee, and handicrafts. Be sure to climb to the top of one of the houses for panoramic views of the city.

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Great Mosque of Sana'a

This historic mosque is one of the oldest in the world, believed to have been built in the 7th century on the site of a pre-Islamic temple. The original structure was rebuilt several times over the centuries, with the current design dating from the 11th century. The mosque's large courtyard is surrounded by arcades with elaborately carved stucco decorations.

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Bab al-Yemen

This historic city gate is one of the main entrances to Sana'a Old City. Built in the 17th century, the gate is decorated with intricate stone carvings. Once you pass through the gate, you'll find yourself in the lively marketplace, where you can shop for souvenirs and local goods.

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