Queen Alia International Airport - Amman Airport (AMM)

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Amman Queen Alia International Airport (IATA: AMM, ICAO: OJAI) (Matar al-Malikah 'Alya' Ad-Dowaly) is located in Zizya area, 20 miles (30km) south of Amman, the capital city of Jordan. It is the home hub of Royal Jordanian Airlines, the national flag carrier, and Jordan Aviation, Royal Falcon and Royal Wings as well.

In March of 2013 the old terminal closed and the new terminal opened. It was awarded by Airport Council international as the best airport in Middle East in 2014.

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Amman airport is the largest one in Jordan and is being used for approximately 40 airlines from around the world being Royal Jordanian airline the busiest one with over 45 destinations worldwide.
In 2015, 7,095,685 passengers used the Airport. The number of passengers is growing each year, and the traffic has doubled in the last ten years.


QAIA Airport or Amman Airport has one unique terminal, serving the 7 million passengers per year, and being able to handle up to 12 million passengers.

The terminal was opened in March 2013 in order to give a better experience to passengers and giving a capacity of 9 million passengers. From 2014 to 2016 an expansion was made, increasing the capacity up to 12 million passengers.

The terminal is divided in three levels.


Some Facilities

- Duty Free Area

- Several Restaurants and Cafes

- Children's play area

- Free WiFi

- Prayer Rooms

Terminal Levels

- Arrival Level 1: It holds the arrivals area and the baggage claim area and a duty free shop.

There is also the public area with retail shops, services (such as Banks, Prayer Room) and restaurants.

- Departure Level 2: Divides travelers between Jordanian passengers (E gates) and International passengers. There are not many facilities in this level.

- Departure Level 3: It has the passport control, access to departures gates and a lot of different services. It has the duty free area, several restaurants and bars, some retail shops, a pharmacy, a kids play area, a prayer area or departure gates among others.

QAIA Airport in numbers

- One terminal expanded in 2016 with a total capacity of 12 million passengers.

- Hub for 4 airlines: Royal Jordanian Airlines, Royal Wings, Jordan Aviation and Royal Falcon.

- 2 runways

- 7,095,685 passengers in 2015

- More than 40 airlines (passenger, charter and cargo)

- 6,000 square metres of retail space.

- Estimated investment of USD 750 million in the construction of the new terminal (2013). Currently expansion with estimated cost of USD 100 million.


There are currently three options:

- Taxi: With fixed and public rates.

- Bus Express: Called Sariyah Airport Express Bus, it runs to Amman every 30-60' during 24 hours/day.

- Local buses: to three main stations: Tabarbour, Abdali and JEET.

- Car Hire / Car Rental: Check prices and options here

There is a project in study to connect QAIA Airport with Amman by rail.


Contact information

Address: Amman Airport. Jordan.
Telephone:+962 6 500 2777


Lost and Found

Please, contact: lost.found@aig.aero

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