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About Amman Queen Alia International Airport (AMM)

The largest airport in Jordan, Queen Alia International Airport primarily serves the kingdom’s capital, Amman. Our Amman Queen Alia International Airport guide includes information on public transportation, nearby accommodation and airport facilities.


The information desk within the terminal complex is situated in the public area of the arrivals hall (tel: +962 6 401 0250).


Driving directions:

From central Amman, take Route 35 southbound and merge onto Route 15 (known locally as Airport Road). The airport exit is shortly before the town of Al Jizah. The total drive time from central Amman to the airport is approximately 50 minutes.

Airport Info



Amman Queen Alia International Airport is located 32km (20 miles) south of Amman.

No. of terminals:

+962 6 445 3000

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus:There is a shuttle bus service (tel: +962 6 489 1348) between the airport and central Amman, running every 30 minutes from 0630-1700 and then every hour until midnight. The journey time to Amman is approximately 45 minutes, and the fare starts at JOD3.250 (with an additional charge for luggage).

Taxi:Taxis (tel: +962 6 445 1074) are available outside Arrivals. The journey time to central Amman is about 30 minutes, and the fare is approximately JOD15-20.

Terminal facilities


Banks, bureaux de change and ATMs are available both air- and land-side in the terminal.


There is a range of cafés, fast-food outlets and restaurants both air- and land-side in the terminal complex.


The airport offers extensive duty-free shopping, together with a selection of gift and souvenir shops, specialist food outlets and bookshops.


Porters, lost property and left-luggage facilities are available at the airport.


There is a medical centre on the ground floor of Amman Queen Alia International Airport, open 24 hours a day, as well as a spa, and a prayer room on the departures and arrivals levels.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:


There are three lounges at the airport: Zain, Royal Jordanian and Crown, which are in the departures hall, as well as Petra Lounge on the North Pier.

Conference and meeting facilities are also available at the nearby Amman Airport Hotel (tel: +962 6 445 1000;

Communication Facilities:

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Amman Queen Alia International Airport. A post office is located on the ground floor of the terminal.

Disabled facilities:

Designated disabled parking facilities are provided. The airport is generally wheelchair accessible, with special toilets, ramps and lifts. Assistance personnel are available on request. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking:

There are two main car parks at Amman Queen Alia International Airport, accommodating nearly 1,800 vehicles. One is for short- term parking and the other for long-term options. The short-term parking area is located in front of the building, while long-term parking is further away but is linked via a shuttle service.

Car rental:

Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty are represented at Amman Queen Alia International Airport, along with a number of local operators. Car rental counters are situated in the arrivals areas of the terminal.

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