Queen Beatrix International Airport

Queen Beatrix International Airport

Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA), also known as Aruba International Airport, is the main international airport on the island of Aruba. It is located in Oranjestad, the capital of Aruba, and is the busiest airport in the Caribbean Netherlands. The airport serves as a hub for Aruba Airlines, Air Aruba, Insel Air, LATAM Colombia, and ALM Antillean Airlines.

General Information about Queen Beatrix International Airport

The following table is an overview of AUA Airport indicated below:

AirportQueen Beatrix International Airport (AUA)
Airport TypePublic
OwnerAruba Airport Authority N.V.
Hub forAruba Airlines
Queen Beatrix Airport CodeAUA
Queen Beatrix Airport Terminals1
AUA Airport Runways1
AUA Airport Coordinates12°30′05″N 70°00′55″W
Queen Beatrix Airport AddressSabana Berde 75, Oranjestad, Aruba
Official Websiteairportaruba.com
Official Phone Number297 524 2424
Elevation60 ft / 18 m

Queen Beatrix Airport Code

Queen Beatrix Airport code is AUA. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from the name of the airport itself. 


Queen Beatrix Airport Map

The Queen Beatrix Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Queen Beatrix International Airport Runways

Queen Beatrix Airport Runway features a single state-of-the-art runway: 

NameLength in (Mtr)Length in (Ft)Surface

Queen Beatrix Airport Terminal

Queen Beatrix International Airport operates a single terminal divided into two sections: one dedicated to flights departing for the United States (USA Departures) and the other for all other international destinations (Non-USA Departures). This separation stems from the airport’s border preclearance agreement with the United States. Travelers heading to the US can complete their US immigration and customs procedures prior to departure, significantly reducing their time spent at US airports upon arrival. 

Nearest Airports to Queen Beatrix International Airport

Some of the closest airports to AUA Airport are:

  • Curaçao International Airport – 39 miles (63 kilometers)
  • Altamira International Airport – 62 miles (100 kilometers)
  • Santiago International Airport – 124 miles (200 kilometers)
  • Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport – 172 miles (277 kilometers)
  • Miami International Airport – 183 miles (295 kilometers)

Airlines Operating from Queen Beatrix Airport

The following airlines operate from Queen Beatrix Airport:

  • Air Canada
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • JetBlue Airways
  • KLM
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Venezuelan International Air Lines

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