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 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.

Location

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.

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

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

It is possible to travel to and from Eilat Ramon Airport by public transport. Visit the Eilat Ramon Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

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 ₪ 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
20 km
20 min
₪ 85.-

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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.

Services

Flights

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
  • Ryanair

Accommodations

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.

business

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.

family

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.

budget

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.

budget

Dan Panorama Eilat, Eilat

Set in Eilat's North Beach area, the Dan Panorama overlooks the lagoon. It features an outdoor pool and wellness centre. Rooms come with cable TV and a balcony. Free Wi-Fi and parking are provided.

family

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.

luxury

Rich Eilat Suites, Eilat

Situated in Eilat and within 7 km of Underwater Observatory Marine Park, Rich Eilat Suites has a shared lounge, non-smoking rooms, and free WiFi. Boasting luggage storage space, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace.

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!

Ticket

From Eilat: Day Tour of Petra

Discover the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage site of Petra on this magical guided 1-day tour from Eilat. Explore the rugged desert landscapes of Jordan, learn about Petra's incredible history, and enjoy an authentic Arabic lunch at a local restaurant.

Activity

Eilat: Petra Full-Day Tour with Snacks

Discover the fascinating history of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World on this full-day tour from Eilat. With an expert guide, explore this unique UNESCO World Heritage Listed site then enjoy some free time to wander around at your leisure.

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.

Reviews

  1 review

Have you visited Eilat Ramon Airport lately? So far, 1 airport passenger has written an airport review about Eilat Ramon Airport and gave a score of 3 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport review

Joopie
2 months ago
★★★☆☆

I’m a regular visitor to Eilat, having used the old airport in the middle of town. Easy access but loads of noise. The new airport, a few miles north of Eilat is a good investment. Nice roomy. However designed by a man who gets there by car. Instead of putting some decent large toilet areas, the ladies from our flight had to queue for the 4 cubicles. I read this airport is going to be the great new gateway to Eilat and the wider area. Lufthansa, Ryanair and everybody else. If that’s the case, these bigger planes will cause even bigger problems. And then outside. Bus stops outside lack timetables etc. But also, for a bus stop in the middle of the dessert, a cabin with a roof to giv protection. I remember the bus stops in Dubai which have airco. That is very good. Here is nothing. The bus to the hotels in Eilat is only NIS 4.80, apx $1-$2. A very good deal and leaves every 20 minutes. Taxi is apx NIS100, closer to $30.
The airport has all the potential, however some basics need attention.

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