Airports Featuring Smoking Lounges

Here's Where to Smoke If You Need to Light Up

Smoking has a fairly bad rap these days, but there are still plenty of people who want to light up. Smokers who want to have a cigarette before getting on a plane or as they are transferring to another flight can find special lounges, complete with matches and ashtrays, along with designated areas in bars and restaurants, at dozens of airports across the globe.

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    Smoking area at Ataturk Airport
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    There are smoking lounges located throughout this airport in Mumbai, India, in both the departure and arrival terminals. At CSIA, smoking is only permitted at one of the nine lounges, which are easily located on the airport maps. The lounges also have electrical outlets.


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    Smoking is only allowed at one of three Graycliff Lounges. For a $6 entrance fee, you get full-day access to the lounge and a complimentary drink. In addition to selling cigarettes and cigars, the lounge also offers coffee and chocolate.


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    The airport has one smoking lounge, located in the transit area of ​Terminal T1. The lounge is spacious, can accommodate many passengers at once and are fitted with smoke extractors. The lounge is well designed, inviting, and provides a comfortable place to smoke and relax.



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    The Graycliff Cigar Company offers two in-house smoking lounges. The first is at Concourse B by Gate B-10 and Concourse C by Gate C-10. The lounges cost $4 to enter.


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    The airport has several smoking lounges and rooms located before and after passport control. Before passport control, smoking areas are located outside Schiphol Plaza. The areas are clearly marked with white dotted lines. After passport control, most smoking lounges are located inside airport bars.


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    Smoking is not permitted in public areas at the airport, but smokers have access to lounges located around the airport. The airport has at least two smoking lounges in each of its Concourses except Concourse D, adding up to a total 12 smoking lounges.

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    In addition to outdoor smoking areas near ticketing and baggage claim, the airport only allows smoking at one of the smoking lounges located at the B, C, D Gates and the Terminal 1 public shopping area, as well as the Budweiser Racing Track Bar & Grill near Gate C7.

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    Smoking is permitted in designated areas in the airport's premium lounges. Smoking areas in these lounges are separate and closed off and smokers can also purchase alcohol. But travelers can spend only a maximum of three hours.


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    The airport maintains a strict no-smoking policy outside of its designated smoking lounge. The lounge is fitted with a smoke extractor. It's located in the departures terminal near Gate B.  


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    The airport has 14 smoking lounges in Terminal 1 and 19 in Terminal 2. Located throughout the airport and on nearly every floor, the lounges are hard to miss. However, they are clearly marked and can be easily found using the airport maps. Smoking outside the passenger terminals is prohibited.

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    Smoking is only permitted in the smoking lounges located throughout the airport, and smoking areas in some of the airport restaurants. The airport has eight lounges in Terminal 1, three in Terminal 2 and two in Aeroplaza. The lounges are completely closed off and can be found using airport maps.


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    Smoking at the airport is only allowed at designated spots outside the terminals or at one of the five smoking lounges located inside the airport at each concourse. E-cigarettes (vaping) must also be smoked within these designated areas. 

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    Smoking in the airport is only allowed in designated smoking lounges. The lounges are located throughout the airport at each concourse: near gates B37, B73, C2, and D30. Anyone found smoking outside of the designated areas will be required to pay a $25 fine.