Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport - Terminal 1 and Terminal 3


Tel Aviv Gurion Airport consist of a couple of passenger terminals: Terminal 1(domestic) and Terminal 3 (international).


Present & Future

There is a long-term expansion plan to enlarge Terminal 1, a new domestic terminal, an expansion of Terminal 3 with 90 additional check-in counters and also to build Concourses A and E.

In order to solve the immediate overcrowding problems, in Spring 2018, there was erected an air-conditioned tent adjacent to Terminal 3 which houses 25 check-in counters and security screening facitilies.



Transfer between terminals

Find a couple of free shuttle buses for inter-terminal transportation:


There is a free public shuttle bus from Terminal 3 and the train station which communicates Terminal 1 with Terminal 3. Frequency: Every 15 up to 30 minutes.

Schedule: See here the schedule for this shuttle bus.


Location: Facing Terminal 1, opposite to Gate 4.


Another shuttle bus connects Terminal 3 to the central and long-term parking facility every 20 minutes.


Opening hours: 24/7. Although there aren’t scheduled times, waiting times may not be longer than 20 minutes.


Location: Terminal 3, to the car park located on Level G, next to Gate 1.




See below related information about the terminals of Ben Gurion Airport:



Ben Gurion Terminal 1

Terminal 1 handles all domestic operations and some international flights. It consist of a single level building with basic services.


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Ben Gurion Terminal 2

Terminal 2 was demolished and it is nowadays used as a freight handling terminal.



Ben Gurion Terminal 3

Terminal 3 handles all international flights from and to Tel Aviv Airport. Additionally, has a satellite terminal "Rotunda" which hosts Concourses B, C, D, and in the nearly future Concourses A and E.


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