Ben Gurion Airport Operating Hours

As a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus, many changes have been made in operating processes at international borders. The services provided to travellers at borders crossings have been significantly restricte. Please note changes below in procedures and operating hours associated with the Novel Coronavirus.

Ben Gurion Airport All weekdays
  Operates 24/7 every day except during Yom Kippur ( Israeli Jewish Holiday).
 
Notes
As of, 7.1.2022, all countries have been removed from the "red" list.

Foreign nationals

Foreign nationals of all ages will be permitted to enter the country, regardless of their vaccination/recovery status, subject to the following entry procedures:

  • Fill out the online MoH form up to 48 hours before boarding the flight (https://corona.health.gov.il/flights/). Without filling out the form, it is not possible to board a flight or enter through the border.
  • Performing a NEGATIVE PCR test up to 72 hours before boarding. If a connecting flight is planned, and the waiting time between the first flight and the flight that lands in the country is more than 24 hours - the PCR test must be done within 72 hours before the departure of the flight.
  • All passengers, regardless of their vaccination/recovery status, must enter isolation for 24 hours or until they receive their negative PCR test from Ben-Gurion International Airport/Land Crossings, whichever is first.

***Please note that holders of valid MFA cards are exempted from the in-advance PCR test, but still subject to the on-arrival PCR test and must fill out the online MoH form as per the above instruction.

Israeli ID holders (including A5 IDs)

  • Fill out the online MoH form up to 48 hours before boarding their flight (https://corona.health.gov.il/flights/). Without filling out the form, it is not possible to board a flight or enter through the border. A5 visa holders should apply with their Israeli ID number.
  • Israeli ID holders will only be required to undergo a PCR test upon entering the country. The in-advance PCR test is no longer required.
  • All passengers, regardless of their vaccination/recovery status, must enter isolation for 24 hours or until they receive their negative PCR test from Ben-Gurion International Airport\Land Crossings, whichever is first.