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HHMS redirects here. For the maritime designation, see HHMS (ship)
Massawa International Airport
IATA: MSW – ICAO: HHMS
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Location Massawa
Elevation AMSL 206 ft / 63 m
Coordinates 15°41′0″N 39°22′5″E / 15.683333°N 39.36806°E / 15.683333; 39.36806Coordinates: 15°41′0″N 39°22′5″E / 15.683333°N 39.36806°E / 15.683333; 39.36806
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 11,483 3,500 Concrete

Massawa International Airport, (IATA: MSW, ICAO: HHMS) is an airport in Massawa, a major city in the Northern Red Sea Region of Eritrea. The airport is currently open though rarely used. The only airline that has officially agreed to serve the airport is Pakistan International Airlines. The airport, which features a single concrete runway, has received flights from local dignitaries and foreign leaders, including the President of Yemen.

Airlines and destinations

Accidents and incidents

  • On 23 April 1976, Douglas C-47A ET-AAS of Ethiopian Airlines was damaged beyond economic repair at Massawa Airport.
  • On 31 May 1976, Douglas C-47B ET-ADC of Ethiopian Airlines was destroyed by fire after an explosion whilst taxiing.


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General Info
Country Eritrea
ICAO ID HHMS
Time UTC+3
Latitude 15.669989
15° 40' 11.96" N
Longitude 39.370103
039° 22' 12.37" E
Elevation 194 feet
59 meters
Magnetic Variation 002° E (07/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)


Communications
TWR
Opr 0400-0900Z, 1200-1500Z.
118.3
121.9
APP
Opr 0400-0900Z, 1200-1500Z.
123.9


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
07/25 11471 x 148 feet
3496 x 45 meters
CONCRETE. 050RAWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB MS MASSAWA - 230 1.5 NM 072.2


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.


Remarks
FUEL (NC-A1).



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