About Ben Gurion Airport
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Ben Gurion Airport is an international airport just outside of the city Lod, Israel. Lod is located 12 miles southeast of the country's capital, Tel Aviv. Therefore, some people refer to Ben Gurion Airport as Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport.
The airport is mainly used to facilitate international flights across Europe, Asia, North America and South America. However, there is a small number of domestic flights from the airport too.
Ben Gurion Airport is a hub for El Al Israel Airlines, Israir Airlines, Arkia and Sun D'or.
The airport was built in 1936 and has many rebuildings and renovations, most notably with the four terminal buildings that have existed at the airport. As of today, two of those terminal buildings are still being used for commercial flights.
What is the airport code for Ben Gurion Airport?
The airport code for Ben Gurion Airport is TLV.