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When travelling from Amman, the capital of Jordan, 35km ahead, is Queen Alia Airport. The airport opened its operations in 1983 and has the ability to host 5.5 million passengers every year. It has two terminals which have undergone facelifts while a third one was opened in 2012. If you are travelling to the airport or have alighted, there are various airport designated taxis which offer transport services. Besides, you can opt for a bus or rent a car depending on your preference.

Due to public demand, there is a railway line that was built mainly to ease transport at the airport. It links Queen Alia Airport with Amman. More than 35 airlines, which offer flights to other parts of Europe, Southeast Asia and the Middle East, utilise the airport facility. In addition, it serves as the centre of the Jordanian Royal airlines flying to Detroit, Chicago, New York in Latin America and Montreal, Canada.

It is imperative for some travellers to obtain visa on arrival at Queen Alia Airport. This therefore requires that they line up at the counters close to the inspector of immigration and pay $28.5(JOD20). To make the process easier for you; you will need to have enough Euros, USD, and Jordan currencies beforehand. There are cases where some citizens may be required to get clearance from their respective embassies in Jordan.

The air ticket normally covers departure taxes as well. The authorities may at times change the regulations without giving any notice.

Public transport

A bus company, The Airport Express operates between Queen Alia Airport and Central Amman and takes 45 minutes to 1 hour between 6am – 6pm after every 30 minutes and 6pm-12 midnight at an interval of 60 minutes.

Taxi service

Airport taxi service is also available at the two terminals at all times. The charges are conveniently displayed next to the taxi office as well as on the curb-side and the charge are determined by the distance covered.

Banking services

There are a number of ATMS that accept international cards available at the two terminals’ arrivals areas.

Access to the Internet

There is unrestricted wireless internet access in the departure lounge which is located adjacent to the restaurants. To be on the safe side, ensure that you are updated with the bus operations in Amman as they are subject to changes. The Golden Tulip hotel located on the airport campus comes in handy and it is just a couple of minutes away from the terminal building. You can rent a car to the place by simply getting one from the available car hire firms.

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Terminal 1, Queen Alia International, Amman


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