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Najaf, popularly known as the site of the Tomb of Alī ibn Abī Tālib also known as “Imām Alī” the First Imam of Shia’s, is a city in central Iraq. Followers of Shia Islam considered it the third holiest place in Islam after Mecca and Medina.
Najaf has a hot desert climate. In the Köppen climate classification, the climate is classified as BWh. Summers are long, and very hot. The season starts from May and lasts until September. Winters are mild. It begins with December and ends by February, but this the popular tourist season.
Official Name: Al Najaf International Airport
Airport Code: NJF
Location: This airport is 6 km from the center of Najaf, Iraq
Hub For: Iraqi Airways
Interesting Facts: Initially, Al Najaf International Airport was a military airbase. In the recent time the airport has received a massive transformation. It has four departure gates, two arrival gates, immigration and passenger services.
Qatar Airways (QR): Qatar Airways is a flag carrier of Qatar. Hamad International Airport (DOH) serves as its hub. Hence, all Qatar Airways departure flights from the USA take a stop or layover at DOH airport.
American Airlines (AA): American Airlines is the flag carrier of the USA, and one of the best airlines in the North America by on-time performance. The airline operates its flights with connection at Amman (AMM) airport in Jordan. When it operates with British Airways, it may have its connection at the hub (LHR) of the latter’s.
JetBlue Airways (B6): JetBlue Airways is a leading American low cost airline, and the sixth largest in the country. It operates with Qatar Airways. Hence, JetBlue departure flights from USA to Najaf are most likely to have their connection at Hamad International Airport (DOH).
No carriers operate nonstop flights to Najaf from any of the cities/airports in the USA.
November to Feb is one of the best times to visit Najaf. Days are sunny, and the average highs remain between 20 and 30 degree Celsius. The city received around 10 to 12 hours of sunshine. Hence, you are likely to rub shoulders with foreigners, if you happen to attend one. Najaf is about 454 km away from the seafront. However, unlike other coastal cities like Miami, it doesn’t witness any major storm or tornado.