Airport codes Bar Yehuda Airfield

IATA Metropolitan Code


World Area Code


Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

31°19'41"N / 35°23'18"E


31.32820, 35.38860


-1266ft / -385.88m

Magnetic variation

3.381 degrees

About Bar Yehuda Airfield

Bar Yehuda Airfield (MTZ) is located in the municipality of Masada in Israel, Asia. It's a medium airport in Israel based in the region Southern District. There is no scheduled passenger service.

A startling fact is that the airport is below sea level.

Runway information

MTZ has one unlighted 3,937 ft long runway.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
01-19 3,937 ft 98 ft Asphalt No

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Other airports in Southern District

ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
LLNV VTM Nevatim Air Base Medium airport Beersheba
LLOV VDA Ovda International Airport Large airport Eilat
LLRM MIP Ramon Air Base Medium airport Beersheba
LLER ETM Ramon Airport Medium airport Eilat

Find your way around Bar Yehuda Airfield

How to get to Masada

There are several ways to get from Bar Yehuda Airfield to Masada and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Bus and Taxi.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to Masada. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to Masada is by Line 486 bus (2 minutes, ₪ 10). This is also the quickest route.

Line 486 bus

Transport type
2.03 km
2 minutes
₪ 10

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Transportation services

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Taxi Noam
+972 8-995-7957
Taxi Arad
+972 8-995-9900

Taxi Bar Yehuda Airfield

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Bar Yehuda Airfield is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

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Car rental

Rent a car at MTZ

Find a cheap rental car at Bar Yehuda Airfield to make the most out of your trip to Israel. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at MTZ lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Israel quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Airport car parking at Bar Yehuda Airfield

Park your car at MTZ

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Bar Yehuda Airfield or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at MTZ can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

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Things to do in Israel?

Find the best things to do in or nearby Bar Yehuda Airfield

Are you planning on travelling to Israel? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Masada. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Store your bags in Masada

Do you want to visit Masada and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to Israel and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at MTZ?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Bar Yehuda Airfield, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Israel

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Israel because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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MTZ giftshop

Customized MTZ gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Bar Yehuda Airfield. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

Check out the top 10 airport & aviation gifts.

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