Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport; Air pollution sky-high

Air pollution 15-25 times higher than normal on Wednesday, downing trees and reducing visibility.Tova Dvorin, 11/4/2015, 11:18 AM

New Airport in South Raises Terror Alert Level

Airport being constructed in Timna to replace Eilat airport brings new fears of terrorism in the Arava area; officials push for fence.Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2015, 12:07 PM

Storm Sets In, Blinding Mist Closes Eilat Airport

Snow on the Hermon, rain in the north, and threat of flooding as a major thunderstorm envelops Israel from the north to the south.Ari Yashar, Yoni Kempinski, 2/11/2015, 9:07 AM

Sudden Strike Disrupts Arkia Flights to Eilat

Arkia claims pilots have gone on strike during a high holiday travel season. Workers: 'there is no strike, pilots are sick.'Cynthia Blank, 10/12/2014, 2:09 PM

Israel Shut Down Eilat Airport Because of Egyptian Warning

Israeli authorities shut down Eilat's airport after Egypt sent a warning about a possible terror attack, says senior military source.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 10:35 PM

IDF Orders Eilat Airport Shut Down

A security assessment led to the immediate shutdown of the southern airport.Gil Ronen, 8/8/2013, 7:31 PM

Rockets Fired at Eilat

Rocket fired at Eilat from Sinai. City's airport shuts down.Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 4/17/2013, 9:27 AM