The Tel Aviv airports map shows all the airports around Tel Aviv. This airports map of Tel Aviv will allow you to determine which airport you will used to leave Tel Aviv in Israel. The Tel Aviv airports map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) and Sde Dov Airport (SDV) are the two airports serving Tel Aviv, a city on Israel Mediterranean coast. Ben Gurion Airport is the main international airport and the busiest in Isreal, located on the outskirts of Lod as you can see in Tel Aviv airports map. Sde Dov Airport serves mainly scheduled domestic flights, it is the largest airport in Tel Aviv after TLV on the outskirts. The airports are well linked to other parts of the city by roads and public transportation services such as rail, buses, shuttles, taxis, car rentals and more.
Sde Dov Airport is located 2 km away from the city centre in Tel Aviv. It is mainly used for government flights, private jet landing, scheduled commercial flights and some international flights to Cyprus as its shown in Tel Aviv airports map. The airport only has taxi and car hire services available. Buses do not stop directly at the airport but they drop 50 metres to and from the airport which is a 7 minutes walking distance. It is closest to the city centre where all the main top attractions are. Sde Dov Airport is a domestic airport that serves the Mediterranean city of Tel Aviv. SDV is the largest airport in Tel Aviv after Ben Gurion Airport which is located on the outskirts of Lod. The airport handles private jets, scheduled commercial flights, military, and government flights.
SDV is closer to the city centre where all the attractions are at 2 km as its mentioned in Tel Aviv airports map, it takes around 10 minutes to get to the city centre by bus. In terms of general cost, car hire is higher from this airport while hotel prices as slightly the same with SDV. TLV has more facilities; so, if you want to enjoy the airport facilities, you can opt for TLV but if you want to get into Tel Aviv early to do other things, then SDV is the best choice. SDV airport domestic flight fares are relatively higher than at TLV. TLV remains the best to use when flying to Tel Aviv. Choose SDV only when you want to get into Tel Aviv earlier since it is closer to the city centre than TLV.
The map of Tel Aviv airport presents the main international airport of Tel Aviv. This international airport map of Tel Aviv will allow you to determine by which terminal and gate you will arrive or leave Tel Aviv in Israel. The airport Tel Aviv map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Ben Gurion International Airport (Hebrew: נמל התעופה בן גוריון, Nemal HaTe'ūfa Ben Gurion, Arabic: مطار بن غوريون الدولي Mațār Bin Ghūrīūn al-Duwaliyy) (IATA: TLV, ICAO: LLBG), also referred to by its Hebrew acronym Natbag (Hebrew: נתב"ג), is Israel largest international airport with 13 million passengers served in 2011. It is one of two airports serving the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area as you can see in Tel Aviv international airport map. The other being Sde Dov Airport which provides primarily domestic flights. Ben Gurion International Airport serves as an international gateway to not only the Tel Aviv and Jerusalem metropolitan areas, but also to the majority of Israel. The airport serves as a hub for El Al Airlines, Israir Airlines, and Arkia Israel Airlines.
Ben Gurion airport is located on the outskirts of the city of Lod , 19 km (12 mi) southeast of Tel Aviv city center as its shown in Tel Aviv international airport map. Tel Aviv international airport is operated by the Israel Airports Authority , a government-owned corporation that manages all public airports and border crossings in Israel. Ben Gurion airport is considered one of the world most secure airports, with a security force that includes police officers and IDF soldiers. Airport security guards operate both in uniform and undercover to maintain a high level of vigilance and detect any possible threats. The airport has been the target of several terrorist attacks, but no attempt to hijack a plane departing from Ben Gurion airport has succeeded.
Prior to the opening of Terminal 3, Terminal 1 was the main terminal building at Ben Gurion Airport as its mentioned in Tel Aviv international airport map. At that time, the departures check-in area was located on the ground floor. From there, passengers proceeded upstairs to the main departures hall, which contained passport control, duty-free shops , VIP lounges , one synagogue and boarding gates. At the gates, travelers would be required to descend a flight of stairs to return to the ground floor where waiting shuttle buses transported them to airplanes on the tarmac. Terminal 2 of Tel Aviv international airport was inaugurated in 1969 when Arkia resumed operations at the airport after the Six-Day War. Terminal 2 served domestic flights until 20 February 2007 when these services moved into the refurbished Terminal 1. Terminal 3, which opened on 28 October 2004, replaced Terminal 1 as the main international gateway to and from Israel. The building was designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM).