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Joining Prayers at Airport: Allowed? (Video)

28 December, 2021
Q We often have to leave for the airport many hours before our flight. Can we join prayers when we are at the airport before departing?

Answer

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. 

All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.


In this fatwa:

Islamically, airports take the rule of being outside the city, regardless of their location. At the airport everyone knows you are a traveler. If you are at the airport, you take the rules of a traveler and it is allowed for you to join prayers.


Sheikh Waleed Basyouni answers your question in this short video:

Almighty Allah knows best.

Source: FaithIQ Channel

About Sheikh Waleed Basyouni
A graduate with a Bachelors in Islamic Sciences from Al-Imam Muhammad University, KSA. He did his Masters in Islamic Theology, World Religions and Modern Religious Sects from Al-Imam Muhammad University; and PhD in Theology from Graduate Theological Foundation, Mishawaka, Indiana, USA.