Timna Airport

Timna Airport

Timna Airport



Groisman Engineering was selected by "Mann Shinar Architects and Planner" to support the office in Design management of the project. Timna airport will be Israel's
new international airport which will replace existing airports in Ovda and Eilat.

 

Design is lead by architects firms: Amir Man and Ami shinar architects and Planners, and Moshe Tzur, Architects and Town Planners, two of Israel's leading Architect firms.

 

The Ministry of Tourism announced plans to open a new international airport in Timna, just 19 miles north of the southern seaside resort town of
Eilat.

To be named after the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, Israel's new international airport will replace existing airports in Ovda and Eilat, and feature a state-of-the-art light rail that will
transport travelers to downtown Eilat, as well as long- and short-term overnight parking.

The $422 million airport is expected to spark a 300% increase in tourism to southern Israel with an anticipated 1.5 million travelers arriving on both
international and domestic flights each year.

 

NEWS:
First Publish: 7/24/2011, 10:22 PM

Green Light for Int'l Airport at Timna

The government has approved plans for a new international airport at Timna, to replace the current facility in Eilat.

The Cabinet has approved plans for a new international airport at Timna to replace the current facility in Eilat. Timna, where the airport is to be located, is about 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) north of Eilat.