Aruba Airport

The Aruba Airport is best known as Queen Beatrix International Airport, which  is the airport serving the Happy Island. The Aruba Airport code is AUA.

Outside of the terminal

Arrival Aisle before reaching Immigration at the Aruba’s Airport

It receives flights from throughout the Caribbean, North America, Central and South America and  Europe.  serving about 2 million passengers.

American Airlines is one of the airlines serving the island.

One very interesting fact about the Aruba airport, especially for passengers traveling to USA,  is that it has a dedicated terminal for US Departures which has its own US Immigration and Customs personnel in it.  Therefore, the arrival to the US will be nothing but a domestic flight, as immigration and US customs procedures are performed before leaving Aruba.

This is the US departures terminal at the Aruba Airport.

 

Ticket Counters inside the US Departures Terminal

Another view of the US departures terminal

Transport :
Buses, minibuses and taxis connect the airport with the city. The bus service is provided by the carrier of Aruba, Arubus. The taxi and buses are close to the site.

View ouside the Arrival Terminal

Services
Crossing the arrivals hall of the terminal is located the car rental offices of the most recognized companies (Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Amigo, Dollar, Econo Car, Budget, Economy Car, National, Thrifty).

Baggage Claim Aruba Aiport

The airport also offers bank, ATMs, currency exchange offices, post office, public telephones and internet access Wi-Fi.

Baggage Claim Aruba Airport

More of the Aruba Airport Baggage Claim



Shopping – several shops, including duty-free (free shops), souvenirs, snuff and spirits, perfumes and cosmetics, optics, among others.

A look at the taxi ways and jet ways

Facilities for disabled people – Passengers requiring special assistance, such as wheelchairs and other care is recommended prior arrangement and booking your airline or travel.

Boarding gates

Parking – Queen Beatrix Airport in Aruba has parking lots near the terminal building with areas for short and long. It has an area for loading and unloading of passengers immediately exit the terminal building. You have places reserved for disabled. By the way, if you are going to use the Airport parking, you will need local coins to pay for the parking machine. Credit cards payment is not active yet.

Catering – restaurants, cafes and bars

Food Court at the arrival terminal

Arrival terminal

More of the Arrival Terminal

Terminal seen from the outside

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