Updated due to the increased travel options.
Exercise increased caution in Turkmenistan due to the inconsistent and limited availability of travel options into and out of the country.
Country Summary: International commercial flights have resumed, but demand for the limited available seats is often extremely high and most flights continue to land in cities located hundreds of miles from Ashgabat. Tickets for certain flights may only be available for purchase in-person in Turkmenistan. Please contact individual airlines about ticketing procedures prior to making any reservations online. Non-commercial land border crossings may require prior government approval.
It may be difficult to make travel arrangements in time-sensitive situations and travelers should note that delayed flight times are common when entering and leaving Turkmenistan. Please read the country information page for additional information on travel to Turkmenistan.
If you decide to travel to Turkmenistan: