Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport TLV is Israel's primary Airport operated by the Israel Airports Authority, and is known for its efficiency and thorough security. It is continuously updating its facilities and services.
The Airport is located in the city of Lod, 15 km southeast of Tel Aviv, off Highway 1 (the main Jerusalem - Tel Aviv Highway), and Highway 40 (near the city of Lod). The Airport is quickly accessible by train from Tel Aviv’s Savidor Central Railway Station, arriving on the lower level of the Airport’s Terminal 3.
With three runways and 13.1 million passengers in 2012, Ben Gurion International Airport is hub to Israel's main carrier El Al, and to Israir and Arkia Israel, and is served by numerous international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
Arriving passengers: After landing, go through the Connector, pass Border Control, collect baggage and go through customs at the Arrivals Hall, proceed through the Welcome Hall and exit terminal.
Departing passengers: Checking in, (shop at Buy & Bye Mall), proceed to Border Control Hall for passport control, thereafter use the Connector to the Rotunda, which has duty-free shops; proceed to concourses (last-mine shopping) and to your boarding gate.
At present, Ben Gurion Airport has two operational passenger terminals - T1 and T3. (For more information, please refer to 'Terminal Map' page.)
Parking options at Ben Gurion Airport: (For more information, please refer to 'Airport Parking' page.)
Rental car counters at Terminal 3 are on a mezzanine level between the departing & arriving passenger halls.
To get from Ben Gurion Airport to your destination,
you can rent a car, take a taxi, a shuttle bus, a train or a bus:
Train service is available to/from the airport from lower level of Terminal 3 to the Tel Aviv Savidor Central Railway Station, an 18-minute trip, connecting to other parts of the country, while shared taxi van, known as 'sheruts', can take you to Beer Sheva, Haifa and Jerusale.