Aqaba King Hussein Airport
Aqaba is a city in the deep south of Jordan, located on the Red Sea. Aqaba is a holiday destination for sun seekers and culture lovers. Aqaba king Hussein Airport is the nearest airport for visiting the valley / desert of Wadi Rum and Petra, Jordan’s main tourist attraction. Aqaba itself is not a special destination, nevertheless it has some nice hotels with a private beach. The airport is small and old, but has grown in passenger numbers in recent years thanks to low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and easyJet.
Ryanair offers cheap flights to and from Aqaba Airport. Jordan has two international airports that are used for scheduled flights, Amman Queen Alia Airport and Aqaba King Hussein Airport.
Where is Aqaba King Hussein Airport situated?
The airport is located north of the city, close to the border with Israel. Aqaba King Hussein Airport is accessible via the 65 Dead Sea Highway and Airport Street which runs parallel to the runway.
How many terminals does Aqaba King Hussein Airport have?
The airport has one terminal consisting of a Departures hall and Arrivals hall. These are not interconnected. Aqaba Airport is modern on the outside, but old on the inside. There are few facilities at Aqaba King Hussein Airport, however there is a VIP Lounge available.
The distance from Aqaba King Hussein Airport to the centre of Aqaba is 11 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Aqaba.
From AQJ Airport to Aqaba City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Aqaba King Hussein Airport by public transport. Visit the Aqaba King Hussein Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Aqaba King Hussein Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Aqaba King Hussein Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Aqaba is about JOD 7.-. Book your taxi at Aqaba King Hussein Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From AQJ Airport to Aqaba City centre by Taxi
At Aqaba King Hussein Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Dollar (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Aqaba King Hussein Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Aqaba King Hussein Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Royal Jordanian
- Turkish Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Aqaba
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Things to do
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