Ben Gurion Airport - The Gateway to Jerusalem
Ben Gurion Airport is within easy reach of Europe – 4 hours flying time to Europe’s main cities, with direct flights to the following 141 locations (42 of those direct flight are direct daily flights). Visitors from the majority of countries around the world do not require a visa to enter Israel.
Ben Gurion Airport
Ben Gurion International is Israel’s main airport, which is located half way between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv – under a 20 minutes to the city by trian.Security at Ben Gurion Airport is unmatched for its high standard. The airport was completely renovated in 2004 and is ultra-modern, efficient, and equipped with duty-free shops, restaurants, and currency exchanges. Most airlines fly to and from the renovated Terminal 3, with others based at Terminal 1. Some flights from Europe also land at Sde Dov Airport in north Tel Aviv.
Everyone is welcome to Israel!
Visitors from most countries in the world do not require a visa to enter Israel, and passports are not stamped upon arrival or departure. This link lists the countries from which visitors are required to present a prearranged visa. Personal visas can be issued upon request for delegates from countries without diplomatic relations with Israel. To expedite procedures at the airport, a list of all conference participants can be transmitted to airport authorities in advance.