Eilat Airport

Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport

Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport

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

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

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
Pilot Strike Disrupts Arkia Flights to Eilat

Pilot 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 Airport Because of Warning

Israel Shut Down Airport Because of 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

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

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