March 1, 2019 in the south of Israel, 15 km from the Eilat city opened the new Israel International Airport – “Ramon”. It is intended to replace the two current airports in Eilat – the central and the Ouda airport. With its appearance, Israel opens up new horizons – the air route to the south of the country, to the Red Sea and to Jordan. In its early years, Ramon Airport will receive 2 million tourists and 4 million by 2030. The airport has already started serving domestic flights and is now starting to accept low-cost and other aircraft from Europe. Airlines with which an agreement has already been signed are Ryanair, WizzAir, EasyJet, Transavia, SAS, Finnair, Edelweiss and Ural Airlines.
Ramon Airport Overview
Ramon Airport is designed by the design office “Mann Shinar Architects” and has all the attributes of an international airport: Duty Free shops, currency exchange, cafes, restaurants, shuttle services, taxis and car rental.
Ramon Airport Overview
- Parking for 9 large, wide-bodied vessels;
- Parking for 4 turboprop aircraft;
- Parking for 16 general purpose aircraft;
- Runway 3605 meters in length and 46 meters wide;
- Warehouses for cargo and cargo flights.
- Passenger Hall
- Passenger lounge Ramon
The new terminal is built on the most modern technologies, using materials that reflect the pristine nature of the Timna Valley, where the airport itself is located. This airport is often called Timna due to its location, but the correct, full name is Ilan Ramon International Airport. The hall has all the necessary infrastructure and meets all modern safety requirements and meets international quality standards.
In the winter season of 2019, air carriers will start working at the new airport, which have landed at Ovda airport until today. For example, Ryanair will place part of the ships in Ramona and turn it into one of the main interchange points for its routes.
How to get from Ramon airport to Eilat
From the airport you can reach in several ways. The new shuttle will connect Ramon Airport with Eilat, the journey will be 15 minutes to the city center. In addition, taxis, private transfers and rental cars are also easily accessible to make the transfer simple and easy.
A transfer from Eilat Airport from Ramon Airport to Eilat leaves every fifteen minutes, and then disembarks and takes passengers from hotels in the city. Safe and reliable service, modern cars with air conditioning and English-speaking drivers, transfer from Ramon Airport to Eilat will be the main mode of transport and the most affordable.
Because of its location near the Red Sea, Ramon Airport will become a new gateway to the southern part of Jordan, the resort of Aqaba, the areas of Wadi Rum and Petra, as well as the Taba district of Sinai in Egypt Eilat Shuttle will also offer transfer flights to Jordan and Egypt.
The taxi rank at Ramon Airport has a permanent fleet of licensed taxis that will carry passengers to and from Eilat. Taxis are working on the counter, the fare is calculated from the distance, time of day, number of passengers and luggage.
Private transfers from Ramon Airport to Eilat will be provided by flo Shuttle on cars of various sizes from sedans, minivans, minibuses and charter buses, which are available on request. These services must be pre-booked online on the official Flo Shuttle website.
Car rental services are available in the arrivals hall, and vehicles are parked outside the terminal.
HolylandCars – Europcar is one of the few companies that has an official representation at Ramon Airport. We offer to book a car in advance on our website for free and without obligation. Or contact us by phone / Viber / Whatsapp: +972 (52) 3414669around the clock, 7 days a week.
Enjoy your trip!