Airport in Amman
Chief Jordan airport serves the capital, Amman. The airport is located in Ziziya area to the city about 30 kilometers. It is the name of the Queen Alia - the third wife of King Hussein.
Amman Airport was put into operation in 1983year. In the spring of 2013 it was put into operation a new modern passenger terminal. Airport cooperates with many airlines, one of the most important among them is the Royal Jordanian Airlines.
The airfield has two runways, both3660 meters long. One coated with asphalt, the other with concrete. Every year served more than 6.5 million passengers and performed about 70 thousand takeoffs and landings.
As mentioned above, the airport in Amman, wasIt built in 1983. While the country is already needed at the airport, after the construction of the number of passengers is growing rapidly. Therefore, 2 passenger terminal has been built, which can together serve 3.5 million passengers a year.
However, passenger traffic continued rapid growth, in 2012 the number of passengers is almost twice the maximum value and amounted to more than 6 million.
In this regard, the company International Group,which is responsible for the airport since 2007, began to invest heavily in its development. So in 2013 to replace the old terminal by a new, more modern passenger terminal. Now, the airport capacity is 7 million passengers a year. In addition, it is planned to complete the new expansion, which will increase capacity to 12 million passengers by 2016.
Airport in Amman is ready to provide the most comfortable conditions of stay on its territory for all passengers.
For hungry guests include a café andrestaurants. Also on the territory of the terminal there is a large area of shops, including Duty-Free. Here you can buy various goods - food, drinks, newspapers and magazines, souvenirs, etc.
For the rest is available for passengers comfortable lounges and waiting rooms, high level of comfort.
The most comfortable way to get to the city - it isTaxi. Parking is located near the terminal. Just half an hour by taxi, you can reach the city center, the trip will cost about $ 25.
Also, bus departs regularly from the airport, the ticket price for it is much cheaper.