Eilat Airport, established in 1949, serves for civil domestic (flights to Eilat), personal flights and special flights. The airport serves EL AL with a variety of international flights to different destinations around the globe.
The airport halls
Eilat Airport, used for domestic flights and international flights, is divided into the departures hall and the reception hall. The main hall at the airport is used for flight registration process and it serves all airlines. From this hall the passengers can continue directly to the departures hall. From this hall the passengers can descend to the lower concourse, through elevators or stairs.
From the lower lounge the passengers are accompanied to the airplanes by the airlines' representatives. In the lower travelers hall you will find the passport control, a buffet restaurant, play area, and restrooms. The third hall is the arrivals hall, used for arrivals of domestic flights, baggage claim area and passport control.
How to arrive to the Eilat Airport?
Egged operates a number of bus lines from Eilat to the airport and vice versa. You can arrive to the airport with a taxi too. Taxi fares vary from one company to another. EL AL passengers should arrive to terminal No. 1. For other international flights you should arrive to the passport control area in the lower level.
Services offered by the airport
At the airport you can find a cafeteria serving the departing and arriving passengers, and serves light meals, sandwiches, pastries, cold and hot beverages, and so on.
Services for the disabled passengers - the airport offers three restrooms for the disabled, and are located in the upper level, lower level and in the arrivals area. In addition, the airport offers a special vehicle for the use of passengers with disabilities right from the plane. The service is offered by the airlines.
Parking lot – the airport offers a large parking area, right in front of the terminal.
Car rental - the airport does not offer car rental services. These can be found in the city and close to the airport.
For additional information:
Airport in Israel
Ben Gurion Airport