Ministry of Transportation indicates that over 2.2 million passengers are expected to pass through Ben Gurion Airport this coming Passover, an increase of 18% since the record of 2019. With the scenes of endless queues in the background last summer, the notice stated that the Airports Authority and the management of Israel National Airport are preparing for peak loads on the eve of the holiday and during it and reduces as much as possible the pressure and crowding.

More than 24 million passengers on international flights will pass through the airport this year. The monthly average since the beginning of the year is over one and a half million passengers, and the month of March will end with over 1.9 million passengers.

As for the preparations for Passover, the Airports Authority will strengthen the array of workers in the field and reduce the departure of workers on vacation as much as possible. During all the days of the holiday. The service points for passengers will be increased in the passenger halls, from the security check to flight attendant service. The goal: to prevent delays, solve problems and ensure a smooth flow of passengers.

On peak days, nearly 100,000 passengers per day will pass through the airport, with approximately 580 landings and takeoffs. On Sunday, April 9, 89,000 passengers are expected to pass through the airport; on Monday 10.4 about 90 thousand passengers; on Thursday 13.4 about 97,400 passengers; And on Sunday, April 16, over 89,000 passengers are expected.