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Queen Alia International Airport     Amman, UTC +3     Location: 32 km (20 miles) South of Amman

The modern Queen Alia International Airport in Amman is our "home hub" and an increasingly popular transit point for world travelers and international air freight. Jordan's "gateway to the world" smoothly welcomes as many as five million passengers a year, with plans for expanding capacity to ten million passengers in the future. Passenger facilities include Royal Jordanian's exclusive first class and business lounges, an extensive Duty Free shopping mall and a variety of handcraft displays and restaurants.

Queen Alia International airport comprises two terminals: Terminal One (South) is used mainly by Royal Jordanian and Terminal Two (North) handles all other airlines.

After check-in on the ground floor, passengers move through Passport Control, and up to the common to all arriving, departing, and transit/transfer passengers. The Duty Free shopping area is located in the center of the airport, and forms a link between the two terminals. After immigration, arriving passengers go down into the Baggage Reclaim Halls and Arrivals Concourse.

Marka International Airport     Amman, UTC +3     Location: 5 km (3 miles) East of Amman

This newly registrated airport has had a checkered and colourful history. Established by the British as a joint military civilian airport in 1950, the airport grew quickly to become Jordan's only international gateway.

After opening Queen Alia Airport, it became an airport for serving a charter and a few international flights.

King Hussein International Airport     Aqaba, UTC +3     Location: 15 km (10 miles) North of Aqaba

Aqaba International Airport is situated to the north of the town, just 20 minutes from the town center. Expansion plans for the airport include enlarging the terminals to service up to 1,000,000 passengers a year on a 24 hours basis, as well as adding a new runway - all to the highest international standards.

Today Aqaba International Airport offers regular internal flights between Amman and Aqaba as well as some European cities, and can accommodate all kinds of commercial and chartered aircrafts from any destination in the world.

Sheikh Hussein Border     UTC +3     Location: 90 km (57 miles) North - West of Amman

Jordan Valley Crossing point known by Sheikh Hussein Border or the north border, is the main border between North Jordan and North Israel and it is close to Beit Shean, Nazareth and Tiberias.

Arava Valley Crossing Point     UTC +3     Location: 10 km (6.5 miles) North of Amman

Arava Valley Crossing point known by Araba Border or the south border, is the main border between South Jordan and South Israel and it is very close to Eilat.

King Hussein Bridge (Allenby)     UTC +3     Location: 70 km (44 miles) West of Amman

King Hussein bridge is the only border between Jordan and the Palestine National Authority, it is used by our visitors arrived via Jordanian airports, or Jordanian / Syrian borders who wants to visit Jerusalem. All tourists must have a valid Jordanian visa prior their arrival to King Hussein Bridge as they can not take it upon arrival. The Bridge is very close to Jericho, and 1.15 hours from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Ramtha Border     Ramtha, UTC +3     Location: 85 km (53 miles) North of Amman

The main border between Jordan and Syria, it is used by our visitors who want to have a full tourism package to Jordan and Syria and some times to Lebanon.

Jaber Border     Al-Mafraq, UTC +3     Location: 90 km (57 miles) North of Amman

Jaber border is the 2nd main border between Jordan and Syria.