Ben-Gurion Airport

Israel's central airport, named for the first prime minister

Tel Aviv, Ben Gurion Airport
Public Health head: Airport closed for reasons of ‘equality’

A report published online by the CDC last month found “evidence of asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19 on an airplane.”

Heron UAV as seen in Ben Gurion Airport
Remotely-controlled Heron UAV lands in Ben-Gurion Airport

The unmanned aircraft took off from Ein Shemer Airfield in Northern Israel, an air force base, landed in Ben-Gurion Airport and then returned to Ein Shemer.

Empty El Al Israel Airlines check-in counters are seen at Ben Gurion International airport in Lod, n
Gov’t confirms: Ben-Gurion Airport to operate during lockdown

According to the plans, Israelis will be allowed to leave and enter Israel through Ben-Gurion Airport, which will continue to operate in accordance with Purple Ribbon standards.

Coronavirus lab to be set up at Ben-Gurion Airport by Omega

The drive-in testing center will be set up near Terminal 3.

Coronavirus czar to recommend lockdown for Jewish holidays - report

Number of serious cases hits record * Health and Tourism ministries to present plan to allow tourists from green countries to enter Israel by end of August * Education ministry announces new outline

If the skies open on Aug. 16, who can travel to Israel? Few know

“Why can’t a country that hacked the Iranian Intelligence [Services] open a [coronavirus] lab in 24 hours?” former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked asked.

World’s largest cargo plane lands in Israel

Antonov An-225 is carrying US military Oshkosh trucks to be fitted with Iron Dome missile defense systems

As flights on hold, hot air balloons take off from Ben-Gurion Airport

"I have been doing this for 15 years, flying all over the world, and I have never done a thing like this."

El Al Israel Airlines planes are seen on the tarmac at Ben Gurion International airport in Lod
Israel to open fast-track coronavirus testing labs at Ben-Gurion Airport

Airports Authority hoping to publish tender within three weeks to ensure system in place for when government opens skies

As tourist industry is revived worldwide, Israel still lags behind

Currently, Israel's main port of entry - Ben-Gurion Airport - does not have an efficient coronavirus screening protocol in place due to Health Ministry objection.

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