Aruba Queen Beatrix Airport
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.
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
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.
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
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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
- TUI Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Oranjestad
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Things to do
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