Sleeping in Airports

Ramon Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Ramon 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.

ETM Airport Overview

ramon airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Ramon Airport.

What to Expect

Ramon Airport (code: ETM) consists of a new, single terminal that opened in 2019. The airport offers amenities such as currency exchange offices, Duty-Free shopping, mobile charging points, and more. WiFi is free to help you pass the time.

Sleeping in Ramon Airport

As this is a new airport, we have limited information on where to sleep; however, one review did mention that the airport closes overnight and sleeping overnight is not permitted. You will need to leave the airport and find alternate sleeping accommodations. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information.  For additional airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Ramon Airport Guide.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

According to reviews, it appears that ETM airport closes at night.  As of this update, we could not independently confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend reading a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are a few small hotels near Ramon Airport.  Unfortunately, we do not have additional info at this time.  You will need to head into Eilat, approximately 20 km away, for more options. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Eilat, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

  • The Lounge – Location: Departures Hall, Lower Level, exit gate 1.  Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

Not available. If this information has changed, click here to update the guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Welcome Hall.

Currency Exchange – Services are available for both arriving and departing travellers. Locations: Welcome Hall • Departures Hall, Level 1. Hours: unknown.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-Free shopping is available. Hours: unknown

Food & Drink  – Information not available.

Information Desk – Information isn’t available; however, a Tourist Office can be found in the Welcome Hall, which may be helpful.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – Basic First-Aid services are available. Location: Welcome Hall. Hours: unknown.

Mobile Charging – Mobile charging is available Airside in the seats in the Departures Hall, near the exit gates, Level 1. At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability Landside. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Prayer Room – A synagogue is available. Location: Airside, opposite Gate 7.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

WiFi / Internet – Free WiFi is available throughout Ramon Airport. Connect to the “Netision Ltd” network.

Ramon airport is served by the following airlines: Arkia • Israir Airlines. Note: the airport is served by additional airlines on a seasonal-only basis.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The airport is connected to the city centre via several public bus lines. For more information, visit the Egged website.

Car Rental

Several car rental companies have counters at ETM airport. Please keep in mind that since the airport closes every night, you should double-check the hours of your car rental company.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available, and at the time of this update, a ride will cost between 84 and 95 NIS per ride.


A high-speed train and light rail transit are planned to connect the airport to the city center.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.