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Queen Alia International Airport Information

Evoking the image of Bedouin tents, Queen Alia International Airport is the gateway to the history and culture of Jordan. This commercial airfield is located 35 kilometers outside of Amman in the suburb of Zizya. Constructed in 1983, the airport covers more than 19 million square meters. Home to the Royal Jordanian Airlines, the facility is the largest airport in the country. Queen Alia International Airport commemorates the nation's queen who died in 1977.

Queen Alia International serves 5 million travelers each year. The airport has two extended length runways, two interconnected passenger terminals, 16 check-in counters and 12 passenger loading gates. Travelers passing through Queen Alia can reach destinations in Jordan and the Middle East as well as Europe, Asia and the rest of the world.

The terminals are accessible by car, limousine and taxi as well as public and private bus services. Short-term parking is available in four car parks that are located within walking distance of the terminal buildings. There are 680 spaces in the long-term satellite parking lot. Passengers can access this parking facility by a complimentary shuttle bus. Rental car agencies are located in the terminal arrival area of both terminals.

Inside the terminals, passengers find a wide variety of amenities. Queen Alia International has currency exchange booths, banking facilities, postal services, newsstands, a nursery, and a pharmacy. The primary care medical center provides emergency and first aid services. The airport also has two luxury lounges. There are Hajj and Umrah certified rest facilities for passengers to relax while traveling. In addition to a sales tax return office, the airport has passport and visa services.

Monitors, mounted strategically throughout the terminal buildings, provide travelers with updated information on arriving and departing flights. The airport is fully accessible by passengers with visual impairments or mobility issues. A specially trained team is available to provide any required services. Local mobile communications providers have facilities within the terminal to assist arriving passengers. The airport operates 24-hour information and tourism booths in both terminals.

The airport continually upgrades and expands its facilities. The goal is for Queen Alia International and its new third terminal building is to have the ability to serve more than 12 million passengers each year. These changes also enable Queen Alia International to service all next generation aircraft including the new Airbus 380.

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