|WORLD AREA CODE||636|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||TLV|
LAT / LON 32°0'41"N / 34°53'12"E
Station ID: LLBG
Observation Time: 04/05/2021 11:08 am
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About Ben Gurion International Airport Code
Ben Gurion International Airport code is TLV. This three-letter code has been derived from the name of the city Tel Aviv where the airport is located. Its elevation above sea level is 41 meters.
Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV)
Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) is one of the busiest airports in the Holy Land, Israel. It has an extensive network of major airlines from all over the world. Nestled in the heart of the city of Lod, the airport was originally named Lod Airport before it was renamed after the country’s first prime minister David Ben-Gurion.
Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) is regarded as one of the five best airports in the Middle East on the basis of its passenger’s experience and high level of security. The presence of Israel police, Israel Border Police, and airport security in uniform and undercover make it one of the safest facilities in the world.
It welcomed approximately 25 million passengers in 2019 alone. Due to the ever-growing surge in passenger traffic, Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) has become a hub of cultural confluence and economic development.
Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) Runways
Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) Runways is serviced by three state-of-the-art runways:
03/21 2,772m asphalt
08/26 4,062m asphalt
12/30 3,112m asphalt
These three runways are capable of handling 167,886 aircraft movements every year.
Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) Terminals
There are two main terminals at the airport: Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.
This facility is used by all domestic as well as low-cost flights.
Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Terminal 3 is the main international terminal gateway at Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV).
Nearest Airports to Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV)
Queen Alia International Airport 158 km
Ovda Airport 229 km
Damascus International Airport 338 km
Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport 415 km
Major Airlines Operating from Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV)
|03-21||9,094 ft||148 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
|08-26||13,327 ft||148 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
|12-30||10,209 ft||148 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.