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TLV Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: TLV / LLBG
Airport Names:
  1. Ben Gurion Airport
  2. נְמַל הַתְּעוּפָה בֵּן גּוּרְיוֹן
Location: Lod (near Tel Aviv), Israel
GPS Coordinates: 32°0'33"N by 34°52'58"E
Area Served: Israel
Operator/Owner: Israel Airports Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 134 feet (41 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Ben Gurion Airport (TLV):

  • The original layout of the airfield as designed by the British in the 1930s included four intersecting 800 m runways suitable for the piston-engined aircraft of the day.
  • The furthest airport from Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) is Rurutu Airport (RUR), which is located 11,672 miles (18,784 kilometers) away in Rurutu, French Polynesia.
  • The first civilian transatlantic route, New York City to Tel Aviv, was inaugurated by TWA in 1946.
  • Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) has 3 runways.
  • Because of Ben Gurion Airport's relatively low elevation of 134 feet, planes can take off or land at Ben Gurion Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In addition to being known as "Ben Gurion Airport", another name for TLV is "נְמַל הַתְּעוּפָה בֵּן גּוּרְיוֹן".
  • Terminal 3 has a total of 30 gates divided among three concourses, each with 8 jetway-equipped gates and 2 stand gates from which passengers are ferried to the aircraft.
  • Terminal 3 uses the Jetway system.
  • The closest airport to Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) is Sde Dov Airport (SDV), which is located only 9 miles (15 kilometers) NW of TLV.
  • Work on Natbag 2000, as the Terminal 3 project was known, was scheduled for completion prior to 2000 in order to handle a massive influx of pilgrims expected for the Millennium celebrations.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ben Gurion Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Ben Gurion Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.26 miles (14.90 km) NWSde Dov Airport (SDV)Tel Aviv, IsraelView Sde Dov Airport on a map View satellite image of Sde Dov Airport Set SDV as destination Airport Get more information about Sde Dov Airport
222.11 miles (35.59 km) ESEAtarot Airport (JRS)Jerusalem, IsraelView Atarot Airport on a map View satellite image of Atarot Airport Set JRS as destination Airport Get more information about Atarot Airport
350.80 miles (81.75 km) SBe'er Sheva Airport (BEV)Beersheba, IsraelView Be'er Sheva Airport on a map View satellite image of Be'er Sheva Airport Set BEV as destination Airport Get more information about Be'er Sheva Airport
455.68 miles (89.61 km) SSEBar Yehuda Airfield (MTZ)Masada, IsraelView Bar Yehuda Airfield on a map View satellite image of Bar Yehuda Airfield Set MTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Bar Yehuda Airfield
556.06 miles (90.22 km) NHaifa Airport (HFA)Haifa, IsraelView Haifa Airport on a map View satellite image of Haifa Airport Set HFA as destination Airport Get more information about Haifa Airport
656.24 miles (90.50 km) SWGaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport (GHK)Gush Katif, IsraelView Gaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport on a map View satellite image of Gaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport Set GHK as destination Airport Get more information about Gaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport
763.67 miles (102.46 km) SWYasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) (GZA)Gaza, PalestineView Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) on a map View satellite image of Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) Set GZA as destination Airport Get more information about Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED)
865.01 miles (104.63 km) EAmman Civil Airport (ADJ)Amman, JordanView Amman Civil Airport on a map View satellite image of Amman Civil Airport Set ADJ as destination Airport Get more information about Amman Civil Airport
968.12 miles (109.62 km) ESEQueen Alia International Airport (AMM)Amman, JordanView Queen Alia International Airport on a map View satellite image of Queen Alia International Airport Set AMM as destination Airport Get more information about Queen Alia International Airport
1083.98 miles (135.15 km) ENEKing Hussein Air Base Mafraq Air Base (OMF)Mafraq, Mafraq Governorate, JordanView King Hussein Air Base Mafraq Air Base on a map View satellite image of King Hussein Air Base Mafraq Air Base Set OMF as destination Airport Get more information about King Hussein Air Base Mafraq Air Base
1189.35 miles (143.80 km) SWEl Arish International Airport (AAC)El Arish, EgyptView El Arish International Airport on a map View satellite image of El Arish International Airport Set AAC as destination Airport Get more information about El Arish International Airport
1293.19 miles (149.97 km) NNEKiryat Shmona Airport (KSW)Kiryat Shmona (Qiryat Shemona), IsraelView Kiryat Shmona Airport on a map View satellite image of Kiryat Shmona Airport Set KSW as destination Airport Get more information about Kiryat Shmona Airport
1393.88 miles (151.09 km) SMitzpe Ramon Airport (MIP)Mitzpe Ramon, IsraelView Mitzpe Ramon Airport on a map View satellite image of Mitzpe Ramon Airport Set MIP as destination Airport Get more information about Mitzpe Ramon Airport
1497.74 miles (157.30 km) SEin Yahav Airfield (EIY)Ein Yahav, IsraelView Ein Yahav Airfield on a map View satellite image of Ein Yahav Airfield Set EIY as destination Airport Get more information about Ein Yahav Airfield
15130.01 miles (209.23 km) NNEBeirut Air Base (BEY)Beirut, LebanonView Beirut Air Base on a map View satellite image of Beirut Air Base Set BEY as destination Airport Get more information about Beirut Air Base

Map of Furthest Airports from Ben Gurion Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Ben Gurion Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,672.16 miles (18,784.48 km) SSERurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map View satellite image of Rurutu Airport Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
211,561.33 miles (18,606.11 km) SSWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map View satellite image of Tureira Airport Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
311,558.45 miles (18,601.48 km) SWTotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map View satellite image of Totegegie Airport Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
411,473.46 miles (18,464.69 km) SSWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map View satellite image of Nukutavake Airport Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
511,439.50 miles (18,410.05 km) SSWHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map View satellite image of Hao Airport Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
611,423.55 miles (18,384.38 km) SAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map View satellite image of Anaa Airport Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
711,399.51 miles (18,345.69 km) SSEFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map View satellite image of Fa'a'ā International Airport Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
811,392.44 miles (18,334.32 km) SSEMoorea Airport (MOZ)Moorea, Windward Islands, French PolynesiaView Moorea Airport on a map View satellite image of Moorea Airport Set MOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Moorea Airport
911,385.45 miles (18,323.05 km) SEMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Mangaia Island Airport Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
1011,367.35 miles (18,293.92 km) SMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map View satellite image of Makemo Airport Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1111,363.32 miles (18,287.44 km) SSWPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map View satellite image of Pukarua Airport Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
1211,333.88 miles (18,240.06 km) SFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map View satellite image of Fakarava Airport Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1311,321.51 miles (18,220.16 km) SRaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map View satellite image of Raroia Airport Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
1411,321.07 miles (18,219.46 km) SEAkatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) (MUK)Mauke Island, Cook IslandsView Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) on a map View satellite image of Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) Set MUK as destination Airport Get more information about Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport)
1511,315.39 miles (18,210.31 km) SSEHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map View satellite image of Huahine – Fare Airport Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport