Eilat Ramon Airport

General information

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 will close in April 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, it is one of the best winter sun destinations in Europe 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). 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.

Airport Map



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
20 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

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.

Bus services

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.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

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
20 km
15 min
₪ 110.-

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Airport parking

Eilat Ramon 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!

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At the airport

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



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Eilat Ramon Airport.

Flight tickets

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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 (W6)
  • Ryanair (FR)


Hotels near the airport

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


Isrotel Agamim Hotel, Eilat

5 minutes from Eilat's attractions, the Isrotel Agamim Hotel offers peace and quiet in tasteful settings. Enjoy relaxation by the poolside while listening to chill out music or a live saxophone player. Free WiFi is available throughout.


Motel Aviv, Eilat

Offering an outdoor swimming pool, Motel Aviv is in the centre of Eilat. It is 10 minutes' walk from the town's shopping promenade and beaches.


Arava Hostel, Eilat

The Arava Hostel is located in Eilat’s town centre, a 10-minute walk from North Beach. It offers free Wi-Fi, free parking, and simply furnished rooms and dormitories with air conditioning. Rooms at the Arava all have a private bathroom.

Hotels in Eilat

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


Club Hotel Eilat - Resort, Convention & Spa, Eilat

Less than 5-minute walk from both the sea and Hayam shopping centre in Eilat, Club Hotel Eilat has over 10 acres of grounds including a water park with 6 swimming pools, a children's pool, a water slide and tropical gardens with waterfalls.


Central Park Hotel, Eilat

Offering a swimming pool, dining room and lobby bar, Central Park Hotel is centrally located in the popular seaside resort of Eilat. It is near the main shopping centres, the bus station and Eilat Airport.


Rich Luxury Suites, Eilat

Rich Luxury Suites has a quiet location in Eilat, on the corner of the Eilot and Bareket Street 21, and 10 minutes' walk from the nearest beach and shopping area. Accommodation is air conditioned and comes with free Wi-Fi.

Things to do

It is possible to book 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!


Dead Sea, Jerusalem and Bethlehem: Full-Day Tour from Eilat

Travel from the Negev to the Dead Sea to visit 3 of Israel's top sites. Float in the Dead Sea, explore the old city of Jerusalem and see Bethlehem.

Tour & transport

From Eilat: 2-Day Tour to Petra

Travel to Petra from Eilat on this 2-day tour. Admire stunning scenery on the way, and spend free time exploring Petra.


From Eilat: Petra Ancient City Tour and Buffet Lunch

Discover the ancient city of Petra and its mysterious rock-cut monuments on a day trip from Eilat. Explore the archaeological site with an English-speaking guide and enjoy a traditional buffet lunch at a local restaurant.


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