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Aden International Airport
IATA: ADE – ICAO: OYAA
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Owner/Operator Government of Yemen
Serves Aden
Location Aden, Yemen
Hub for Yemenia
Elevation AMSL 7 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 12°49′46.35″N 045°01′43.65″E / 12.8295417°N 45.0287917°E / 12.8295417; 45.0287917Coordinates: 12°49′46.35″N 045°01′43.65″E / 12.8295417°N 45.0287917°E / 12.8295417; 45.0287917
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 10,171 3,100 Asphalt
Source: World Aero Data [2]

Aden International Airport is an airport in Aden, Yemen (IATA: ADE, ICAO: OYAA).

The airport was established on the former RAF Khormaksar, which opened in 1917 and closed as a RAF station in 1967. It later served as a Soviet Air Force station during the 1970s and 1980s. It is the second largest airport in Yemen after Sana'a International Airport.

The old airport terminal was replaced with a new complex that began construction in 1999. The control tower and three storey terminal building incorporates Islamic design elements opened in 2001.

The airport is also a Yemeni Air Force base. The base is home to the 128 Squadron Detachment. Aircraft attached to the squadron are mainly transport and attack helicopters (Ka27/28, Mi-8, Mi-14, Mi-17, Mi-24, Mi-171Sh).

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
African Express Airways Al Mukalla, Berbera, Dubai, Mogadishu, Mombasa, Nairobi, Sharjah
Djibouti Airlines Djibouti
Felix Airways Al Ghaydah, Al Hudaydah, Riyan Mukalla, Sana'a, Seiyun, Socotra
Gulf Air Bahrain
Royal Jordanian Amman-Queen Alia
Saudi Arabian Airlines Jeddah
Yemenia Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Mumbai, Riyadh, Riyan Mukalla, Sana'a, Seiyun, Socotra

Accidents and incidents

  • On 1 March 1977, Douglas C-47A 7O-ABF of Alyemda crashed into the Red Sea shortly after take-off. The aircraft was on a scheduled passenger flight. All 19 people on board were killed.


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General Info
Country Yemen
ICAO ID OYAA
Time UTC+3
Latitude 12.829542
12° 49' 46.35" N
Longitude 45.028792
045° 01' 43.65" E
Elevation 7 feet
2 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 001° E (01/06)
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS


Communications
TWR 118.7
RDO 5658
11300
5100
5115
7595
GND 121.9
ATIS 122.6
APP 119.7


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
08/26 10171 x 148 feet
3100 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 074FBWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME KRA ADEN 072X 112.5 At Field -
NDB AD ADEN - 361 2.8 NM 149.4


Supplies/Equipment
Other Fluids OX, Indicates oxygen servicing when type of servicing is unknown


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)



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