Eilat Ramon Airport
Eilat Ramon Airport is a new airport, officially opened by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on January 21, 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 have been closed. Eilat Ovda Airport was used for international flights and Eilat J. Hozman Airport for domestic flights.
Eilat is a popular holiday getaway, it is one of the best winter sun destinations for Europeans from October to March. 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). Public buses run between the airport and the city, a rail link is planned.
If you are flying to or from Israel you must take into account strict controls at airports and border crossings, make sure to arrive well in advance (3 hours) at Eilat Ramon Airport. The country has two international airports, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport and Eilat Ramon Airport. Eilat Ovda Airport is closed since March 31, 2019. Find and book the best hotels in Israel.
Where is Eilat Ramon Airport situated?
The airport is located north of Eilat, close to 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, consisting of a Departures area (Door 31, 32) and an Arrivals area (Door 33, 34). The airport has eight boarding gates (1 to 8) on the ground floor of the terminal, accessible via escalators in the Departures hall.
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
It is possible to travel to and from Eilat Ramon Airport by public transport. Visit the Eilat Ramon Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
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 ₪ 85.-. 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
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Eilat Ramon Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Eilat Ramon Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Wizz Air
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Eilat Ramon 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!
From Eilat: Red Canyon Hike and Snorkeling Adventure Tour
Discover two natural wonders in one day. Hike the beautiful Red Canyon in the morning and snorkel in the coral reefs off the coast of the Red Sea in the afternoon. Join a fully guided, small group tour that lets you discover the best Eilat has to offer.
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