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.


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Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion airport (TLV)

Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport, opened in 1936, is the most important in Israel and one of the safest in the world, with a modern access control system based on the data from your credit card and a biometric hand reader. 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 around the clock. Stops are located in front of Gate 4 in Terminal 1 and on level G of Terminal 3.
Annual passenger traffic: 22.9 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +972 3972 3333. Flight information: Tel +972 3975 6215 / 6217. Information counters in the Departures Hall of Terminal 3. In the Arrivals Hall there is a tourist office (Tel +972 3975 4260).


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 Arrivals Hall of Terminal 3 and operate 24 hours a day.

Avis (Tel +972 3977 3200)
Budget (Tel +972 3935 0011)
Cal Auto (Tel +972 3791 0754 / 5080)
Eldan (Tel +972 3975 4536/7 / 3977 3400)
Europcar (Tel +972 3605 8000)
Hertz (Tel +972 3975 4505)
Shlomo Sixt (Tel +972 8919 1156)


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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, in addition to a passenger pick-up lane in front of Terminal 3 which is free for up to 15 minutes. 2-wheeler vehicles can park for free in any lot. More information: Tel +972 3975 2550. Rates

Vineyard Car Park - For short stays, opposite Terminal 3, with outdoor and roofed spaces.
Terminal 1 Car Park - Multi-storey facility across from Terminal 1.
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 10-20 min.
Car Park 13 - Situated next to the cargo terminal, open from 5:00 am to 8:00 pm.


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: May 05, 2020