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Book flights to Aqaba

Aqaba is Jordan's sole coastal city, situated at the tip of the Red Sea. The location puts it at the crossroads of Asia and Africa, near the borders of Israel, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. Aqaba offers a sunny climate year-round, perfect for beach relaxation or diving in the coral reefs teeming with colourful fish. The surrounding area also has historical significance, with the desert landscapes of Wadi Rum and the ancient city of Petra just a day trip away.

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Airports near Aqaba

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Aqaba. Here's 4 airports that serve Aqaba.

King Hussein International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Aqaba, located just 10 kilometres from the city centre. It serves as a major gateway for tourists visiting the Red Sea and the ancient city of Petra.

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Eilat Ramon Airport

Although not located in Jordan, Eilat Ramon Airport in Israel is another option for travellers visiting Aqaba. It is approximately 20 kilometres away from Aqaba and offers international flights, making it a convenient choice for those looking for more flight options.

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Queen Alia International Airport

If you are unable to find direct flights to Aqaba, Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan, is a major hub that offers a wide range of international connections. From there, you can either take a domestic flight or drive to Aqaba, which is around a 4-hour drive away.

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Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

Located in Egypt, Sharm El Sheikh International Airport is another option for travellers visiting Aqaba. It is approximately 200 kilometres away from Aqaba, and while it may require a longer drive, it offers a variety of international flights and can be a good alternative if you are unable to find suitable flights to the other airports mentioned above.

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Buy your flights to Aqaba and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Aqaba now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Aqaba over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Aqaba gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Aqaba

With a wide variety of attractions in Aqaba, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

Explore the Underwater World

Aqaba is renowned for its stunning coral reefs and diverse marine life, making it a paradise for snorkelers and scuba divers. Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea and discover a vibrant underwater ecosystem filled with colourful fish, exotic coral formations, and even shipwrecks.

Visit the Ancient City of Petra

Just a short drive from Aqaba, you'll find the awe-inspiring ancient city of Petra. Carved into the rose-red cliffs, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must-visit for history enthusiasts. Walk through the narrow Siq, marvel at the intricate facades of the Treasury and the Monastery, and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this ancient Nabatean city.

Relax on Aqaba's Beautiful Beaches

Aqaba boasts pristine sandy beaches along the Red Sea coast, offering the perfect setting for relaxation and sun-soaking. Whether you prefer lounging on a beach chair, taking a dip in the turquoise waters, or indulging in water sports like jet skiing or parasailing, Aqaba's beaches provide a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.