Sleeping in Airports

Ovda Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Ovda Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Ovda Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small airport that serves a few European destinations.
    WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • A traveller reported that there are no places to sit down Landside, let alone sleep. Airside, you will find couches that made a good spot for sleeping (April 2017 review).
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in this airport.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Ovda Airport does not appeal to you, there are no hotels near the airport. You will need to return to nearby Eilat (45 minutes away). To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotel deals in Eilat on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Ovda Airport.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – According to a recent review, ATM machines are not available.

Currency Exchange – A currency exchange counter is available.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available, along with a variety of retail shops.

Food & Drinks – A snack bar is available onsite.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open according to daily flight schedules.


As of January 2019, Ovda airport is served by the following airlines: Air Post • Finnair • Monarch Airlines • Primera Air • Ryanair • Transavia • VIM Airlines • XL Airways.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Egged bus route 282 connects to Ovda and Eilat. If you are flying Ryanair, contact them as there may be a shuttle bus option for you.


Taxis are available.

Last updated: 2019-02-04

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.