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Ben Gurion International Airport

Airport Information

Check-in counter

Terminal 3

For passengers departing from Tel Aviv, the advised time to arrive for check-in is 3 hours before departure. This is in order to allow for additional security checks at the airport.

All passengers need to go through a security checkpoint inside the departure terminal before they get to the check-in counters.

Opening hours

3 hours prior to scheduled departure time

(Check-in counters are closed punctually 60 minutes before scheduled departure time)

Please be at the boarding gate no later than 30 minutes before the scheduled flight departure.

Self Service Facilities

Self-service Check-in and Baggage Tag
Kiosk for self-service check-in, boarding pass and baggage tag. Find out more.
Note: If Online Check-in has been completed, proceed to kiosk to obtain baggage tag and then the bag drop counter.

Lounge DAN Lounge
Customs information
  • 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250g tobacco.
  • For passengers aged 17 years and older: 2 litres of alcoholic beverages of maximum 22% proof; or 1 litre if more than 22% proof; and 4 litres of still wine and 16 litres of beer.
  • Medicines in proportion to the traveller’s needs.
  • Other goods up to a total value of EUR430 per adult or EUR150 if aged under 15 years old.