Eilat Ramon Airport
Eilat Ramon Airport is a new airport, officially opened on January 22, 2019. It is the replacement of Eilat Ovda Aiport 60 kilometres north of the city and Eilat J. Hozman Airport in the centre of the city. These airports will close in March 2019. Eilat Ovda Airport is still used for international flights and Eilat J. Hozman Airport for domestic flights operated by Arkia and Israir Airlines.
Eilat is a popular holiday destination for Europeans, especially from Russia. In the city and southwest of Eilat on the Red Sea are many hotels and resorts. Eilat Ramon Airport is the first airport ever built on Israeli territory, named after father Ilan Ramon (pilot and astronaut) and son Assaf Ramon (pilot). Shuttle buses run between the airport and the city, a rail link connection is planned.
Where is Eilat Ramon Airport situated?
The airport is located in the south of Israel, close to Eilat, the Red Sea, Jordan and Egypt. By car, you can reach the airport through Highway 90, the longest Israeli and Palestinian road.
How many terminals does Eilat Ramon Airport have?
Eilat Ramon Airport has one modern terminal.
The distance from Eilat Ramon Airport to the centre of Eilat is 20 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Eilat.
From ETM Airport to Eilat City centre by Car
Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Eilat Ramon 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 Eilat Ramon Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Eilat is about ₪ 110.-. Book your taxi at Eilat Ramon Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From ETM Airport to Eilat City centre by Taxi
At the airport
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