Makkabim checkpoint is located on Road 443. The road leads, through Palestinian territory, from Jerusalem to the Modi'in area and west, and passes through an area designated in 1949 as the no-man's land. Travel on the road from east to west is only allowed to Israelis. Palestinians with an entry permit to Israel can only cross the checkpoint as pedestrians. Opening hours: Sunday-Thursday 05: 00-11: 30.
About 3,000 Palestinians pass through the checkpoint every day. The checkpoint is managed by a civilian security company.