Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion airport (TLV)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

ALERT: Due to the war situation in Israel, the airport operates in a differentiated manner, with many rescheduled, canceled flights and special repatriation flights.

Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport, opened in 1936, is the most important in Israel and one of the safest in the world. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal 1 (domestic flights) and Terminal 3 (international flights), open 24 hours a day. A free shuttle service connects both buildings every 15 minutes (Sundays to Thursdays from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm, Fridays from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 12:00 pm to 1:00 am). Stops are located in front of Gate 4 in Terminal 1 and on level G of Terminal 3.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 6.1 million passengers went through it in 2021.
Tel: +972 3972 3333. - FACEBOOK

Information counters in the Departures Hall of Terminal 3. In the Arrivals Hall and in front of the passport control hall, there are tourist offices (Tel +972 3748 6860).


The airport is located 14 km (9 miles) to the southeast of Tel Aviv and 50 km (30 miles) northwest from Jerusalem.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are located in the Eastern Gallery of Terminal 3, level 1, and operate 24 hours a day.

Avis (Tel +972 3975 4400 / 1 700 7000 222)
Budget (Tel +972 3935 0011 / 0026)
Dollar/Thrifty/Hertz (Tel +972 3975 4505 ext. 3)
Eldan (Tel +972 3977 3400)
Europcar/Elbar (Tel +972 3975 4160)
Shlomo Sixt (Tel +972 508 500 114)


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Parking services at Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion airport (TLV)

There are several parking lots for short and long stays inside the grounds. 2-wheeler vehicles can park for free in any lot. More information: Tel +972 3975 2550. Rates

Orchard Car Park - For short stays, in front of Terminal 1.
Vineyard Car Park - For short stays, opposite Terminal 3, with outdoor and roofed spaces.
Terminal 3 Long-Term Parking - Area with covered and uncovered bays adjacent to Terminal 3.
Car Park 15 - Outdoor and roofed spaces for long periods, available 24 hours a day. A free shuttle service connects this area with Terminal 3 every 20 min.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Disabled passengers should inform their airline in advance about any special requirement. Services include escort and assistance through the departure and arrival procedures. Facilities include accessible telephones and adapted toilets, raised pedestrian crossings, ramps and lifts. Ambulifts are also available to board the aircraft, as well as reserved parking spaces.


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Latest updates: October 19, 2023