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Aqaba King Hussein International Airport
Aqaba King Hussein International Airport is a small airport in Jordan, serving the region of Aqaba. The longest runway is 9.855 feet or 3.004 meters long.
Local name: مطار الملك حسين الدولي, King Hussein Intl Airport size: medium airport Serving area: Aqaba Longest runway: 9855 (ft)
IATA: AQJ, ICAO: OJAQ
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About the airport
Aqaba King Hussein International Airport (IATA: AQJ, ICAO: OJAQ) is the main gateway to the enchanting city of Aqaba, Jordan. Located on the country's southern coast, this modern airport serves as a convenient entry point for travelers exploring the Red Sea region. With its strategic location, AQJ offers easy access to popular tourist destinations like Petra, Wadi Rum, and the Dead Sea.
The airport boasts a range of facilities and services to ensure a smooth travel experience. Passengers can enjoy duty-free shopping, restaurants, and cafes while waiting for their flights. The terminal is equipped with modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi, currency exchange, and car rental services.
Aqaba King Hussein International Airport is well-connected to major international destinations, with several airlines operating regular flights to and from the airport. It serves as a hub for both domestic and international carriers, offering connections to cities across the Middle East, Europe, and beyond.
Upon arrival, travelers can easily access the city center, which is just a short drive away. Taxis and car rental services are readily available, providing convenient transportation options for exploring the region's stunning landscapes, vibrant culture, and historical sites.
Hotels and places to stay
ISROTEL ROYAL GARDEN ALL SUITES
DAN PANORAMA EILAT
U Sunrise Club Eilat
Leonardo Club Hotel Eilat
Astral Nirvana Club Hotel - All Inclusive
Astral Palma Hotel
Club In Eilat
CAESAR PREMIER EILAT
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Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Ad Disah
- Al -Arish
- Al Hasa
- Al Husayniyah
- Al Husayniyah
- Al Jafr
- Al Mazar al Janubi
- Al Murayghah
- Al Qasr
- Al Qatranah
- Ar Rishah
- Ash Shawbak
- Ash Shaykh Zuwayd
- At Tafilah
- Ghawr al Mazra`ah
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.