Al Ain International Airport

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Al-Ain International Airport
مطار العين الدولي
Airport type Public
Operator Abu Dhabi Airports Company
Serves Al Ain
Opened 31 March 1994
Time zone UAE Standard Time (UTC+04:00)
Elevation AMSL 866 ft / 264 m
Coordinates 24°15′42″N 055°36′33″E / 24.26167°N 55.60917°E / 24.26167; 55.60917Coordinates: 24°15′42″N 055°36′33″E / 24.26167°N 55.60917°E / 24.26167; 55.60917
OMAL is located in United Arab Emirates
Location in the UAE
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 4,000 13,123 Asphalt
Sources: UAE AIP[1]

Al Ain International Airport (IATA: AANICAO: OMAL) (Arabic: مطار العين الدولي‎; transliterated: Matar al-Ayn Al-Dowaly) is an airport located 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi) west north west[1] of Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. It was opened in 31 March 1994. 14 flights and 4,000 passenger pass through the airport each week.[2]It is the fifth busiest airport in UAE.

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Air India Express Kozhikode
Shaheen Air Peshawer
Rotana Jet Abu Dhabi[3]
Ukraine International Airlines Charter: Goa, Kiev-Boryspil


Airlines Destinations
Midex Airlines Baku, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Colombo-Bandaranaike, Karachi, Lahore, Manila, Prague

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • On 27 February 2011, a Grumman 21T eight seater aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff killing four of those on board.[4]


  1. ^ a b United Arab Emirates AIP (login required)
  2. ^ Salem, Ola (9 November 2011). "1994: Capital opens another air route". The National. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Rotana Jet moves base to Abu Dhabi International". 27 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Four Americans dead in plane crash". Eturbonews. Retrieved 28 February 2011.