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Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport

General information

Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport is the busiest airport on the ABC islands, before Curaçao Hato Airport and Bonaire Flamingo Airport. The airport is popular with American tourists, two-thirds of the total number of travellers at the airport are flying from the United States. There are direct flights from Europe departing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (KLM, TUI) and London Gatwick Airport (TUI).


Where is Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport situated?

Aruba Airport, named after the Dutch Queen Beatrix, is located on the south coast of the island in the municipality of Oranjestad.

How many terminals does Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport have?

he airport has one terminal divided into two parts, one part for flights to the United States (USA Departures) and one part for all other flights (Non-USA Departures). The distinction between departure to the United States and departure to other countries is made because the airport of Aruba offers ‘border preclearance’ for passengers to the US. This means that you pass US immigration and customs before departure, it saves you a lot of time on arrival.

Airport Map



The distance from Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport to the centre of Oranjestad is 4 kilometres. By car, it takes 10 minutes to get to the centre of Oranjestad.

From AUA Airport to Oranjestad City centre by Car
4 km
10 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport by public transport. Visit the Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Oranjestad is about $ 21.-. Book your taxi at Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From AUA Airport to Oranjestad City centre by Taxi
4 km
10 min
$ 21.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt 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.

Airport parking

Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport.



Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • United Airlines
  • KLM
  • TUI Airways


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Talk of the Town Beach Hotel & Beach Club by GH Hoteles, Oranjestad

This Aruba hotel features rooms with microwaves and refrigerators. The hotel is one miles from the Queen Beatrix International Airport and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi in all areas.


A1 Apartments Aruba, Oranjestad

This property is located near the centre of Oranjestad and features free Wi-Fi, air-conditioned rooms and breakfast service. A1 Apartment Aruba is just 800 metres from the island's beautiful coast.

Hotels in Oranjestad

Looking for the best hotels in Oranjestad? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, Oranjestad

Featuring a 40-acre private island and beaches, this Oranjestad resort offers both adults-only and family lodging. A full-service spa, casino and choice of fine restaurants are available. Free WiFi is included.


Divi Village Golf and Beach Resort, Palm-Eagle Beach

Boasting an exceptional beachfront location and offering unrivaled on-site facilities, amenities and activities, this resort features a top-rated golf course, numerous dining options and a full-service spa.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Aruba: Atlantis Submarine Expedition

Explore the Caribbean by voyaging 130 feet underneath the surface. Gaze at lush coral reefs up close. Spot tropical fish as only possible from beneath the surface.


Aruba: Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine Tour

Explore the wonders of the underwater habitat with the semi-submarine Seaworld Explorer. Your air-conditioned vessel will take you to see the abundance of marine life at Arashi Reef, and your experience will culminate with the Antilla Shipwreck.

Tour & transport

3-Hour Aruba Highlights Guided Tour

Get to grips with the culture and history of Aruba in just 3 hours by visiting some of the most important landmarks. Led by an expert guide, travel by an air-conditioned minibus to see the Natural Bridge, Aloe Vera factory, and Casibari Rock formation.


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