The Sharjah International Airport was started by Imperial Airways, the former British Air, in 1932. The airport was the first in the country and was needed in order to provide a stopover for flights to India and Australia. But today, the airport is an important part of the tourist industry and of commercial trade in the area. The fact that there is so much business being done through the airport means that cheap hotels in Dubai near the Sharjah International Airport have popped up in order to serve business travelers.
Of course, many tourists will choose a cheap hotel in Dubai near the Sharjah International Airport because of how well-connected the area is. The airport is within a few kilometers from several of the Emirates, including Umm Al Quwain, Ras-Al-Khaimah and Fujairah. Plus, the airport is easily connected to several seaports and major highways. Whether you need to get to the Gulf of Oman or the Arabian Gulf, staying near the Sharjah International Airport is a good choice.