Named after Queen Alia, the third wife of King Hussein, the Queen Alia International Airport is the largest airport in Jordan. The airport consists of one terminal, handling both domestic and international flights.
Business travellers may use one of the airport lounges, with a wide array of facilities such as quiet and conducive work areas, telephones and fax machines, photocopying services, complimentary food and beverages, televisions with entertainment and news channels, as well as up-to-date newspapers and magazines. Otherwise, they could simply enjoy the comfort of the lounge and have a rest before their flight.
Free Wi-Fi is provided at the airport in the arrival and departure areas. Travellers may connect to the internet via their mobile phones, laptops or other electronic devices. Do note that this service is only free for the first ten minutes. Subsequently, travellers may continue to use the airport internet service by paying a small fee.
Travellers in transit may check into one of the onsite airport hotels, where there are amenities such as a gymnasium, swimming pool, comfortable and luxurious guest rooms as well as meeting and conference facilities.
Travellers who wish to offer prayers or spend some time alone meditating may visit the prayer rooms located at both the arrival and departure areas. There is also a 24-hour medical centre to cater to travellers who are not feeling well. Alternatively, there is a pharmacy where travellers may pick up last-minute medicinal supplies or other health, travel and beauty products.
Disabled passengers may use the handicapped toilets, fitted with ramps and large stalls for easy movement and access. The airport also has lifts, ramps and railings to assist their movement around the structure. Airlines may provide help and assistance, as well as the loan of wheelchairs for use within the airport if passengers inform their respective airlines ahead of time.
There is no shortage of food with several restaurants and cafes at the airport. Some familiar names include Starbucks and McDonald’s, which should cater to the taste buds of passengers from all over the world. There are also bars where travellers may kick back and relax with a drink alone or with friends.
You can purchase a range of duty-free products, such as tobacco, liquor, wine, perfume and cosmetics at the airport. Other shops include newsagents and convenience stores.
IMPORTANT! Information is correct as of 31 July 2014 and is subject to change. Please always check Queen Alia International Airport website for the latest update of the following information.