The airport is about 60 kilometers (37 miles) northwest of Eilat on Highway 12.
Dialing code: +972
Telephone: +972-1/700 70 50 22
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
Eilat-Ovda airport is located about 60 kilometers (37 miles) northwest of Eilat. From the north, take Highway 40 until Shizafon Junction (Neot Smadar Inn), then turn off onto Highway 12 (to the west). Follow this highway for about 20 kilometers (12 miles), and then take the turn for the airport (to the east).
Numerous bus services operated by Egged (egged.co.il) depart regularly from the airport to Eilat city center. The 282 route travels direct to Eilat without making any stops. The bus schedules are coordinated with the flight schedules. Generally, a bus departs around one hour after a flight arrives.
Seats on the Eilat Shuttle (eilatshuttle.com) can be booked in advance. These minibuses take passengers straight to Eilat’s major hotels.
There is a taxi stand outside the terminal building. Taxis can also be booked in advance by phone (Tel: +972-8/63 33 33 39).
Free parking is available next to the terminal.