Enfidha – Hammamet International Airport

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Enfidha–Hammamet International Airport
Aéroport international d'Enfidha-Hammamet
مطار النفيضة حمامات الدولي
Maṭār an-Nafīḍah Ḥammāmāt ad-Duwalī
IATA: NBEICAO: DTNH
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Tunisian Airport Authority
Operator TAV Airports Holding
Location Enfidha, Tunisia
Coordinates 36°04′33″N 10°26′19″E / 36.07583°N 10.43861°E / 36.07583; 10.43861Coordinates: 36°04′33″N 10°26′19″E / 36.07583°N 10.43861°E / 36.07583; 10.43861
Website www.tavtunisie.com
Map
NBE is located in Tunisia
NBE
NBE
Location in Tunisia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 10,827 3,300 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Passengers 2,100,000 [1]
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Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport (IATA: NBEICAO: DTNH) is an airport in Enfidha, Tunisia, located about 40 kilometres (25 miles) southwest from the town of Hammamet.

Construction began in 2007 and the airport opened on 1 December 2009 with the first flight on 4 December 2009. The total building costs were given as 436 million Euros[citation needed].

Enfidha Airport was originally planned as a second hub for Tunisair, but the airline stated that only occasional charter flights would be operated[citation needed]. The airport will be mostly used by European airlines bringing travellers to Tunisian holiday resorts.

The airport was originally named after the former Tunisian president, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. On 15 January 2011, one day after he left the country due to the social protests against his long dictatorship, his name and his pictures were removed from the airport building. The new name is Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport.

History[edit]

Construction of the projected Enfidha Airport started in July 2007 by TAV Airports, which had submitted its offer in 2004.

Enfidha International Airport started its operation in November 2009.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Berlin Düsseldorf, Nuremberg
Seasonal: Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Frankfurt, Leipzig/Halle, Munich
Arkefly Amsterdam
Belair Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse
Enter Air Charter:: Gdansk, Kraków, Katowice, Poznan, Rzeszow, Warsaw, Wroclaw
Germania Seasonal: Bremen
Corendon Dutch Airlines Amsterdam
Jetairfly Brussels, Charleroi, Liège
Seasonal: Ostend-Bruges
Luxair Luxembourg
Monarch Airlines London-Gatwick (begins 4 May 2014),[3] Manchester (begins 4 May 2014),[3]
Nouvelair Charter: Amsterdam, Belgrade, Berlin-Tegel, Billund, Brussels, Bydgoszcz, Djerba, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Frankfurt, Gdańsk, Hamburg, Hanover, Helsinki, Humberside, Katowice, Kiev-Boryspil, Košice, Leipzig/Halle, Ljubljana, Lodź, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted (begins 30 July 2014),[4] Manchester (UK), Moscow-Domodedovo, Munich, Nantes, Nuremberg, Poznań, Prague, Salzburg, Saint Petersburg, Stockholm-Arlanda, Stuttgart, Szczecin, Tehran-Imam Khomeini, Vienna, Warsaw, Wroclow, Zagreb, Zurich
Primera Air Billund
Scandinavian Airlines Charter: Billund, Copenhagen-Kastrup, Gothenburg-Landvetter, Oslo-Gardemoen, Stockholm-Arlanda
SunExpress Deutschland Seasonal: Munich
Syphax Airlines Glasgow-International, London-Gatwick , Newcastle upon Tyne [5]
Thomas Cook Airlines Belfast-International, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Glasgow-International, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle
Seasonal: Aberdeen, Norwich
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Brussels, Liège, Ostend/Bruges
Thomson Airways Seasonal: Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Doncaster/Sheffield, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow-International, Leeds/Bradford, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
Transaero Airlines Seasonal: Moscow-Sheremetyevo, St Petersburg
Transavia.com Amsterdam
Travel Service Airlines Brno, Ostrava, Prague
Tunisair Belgrade, Berlin-Schönefeld, Budapest, Bydgoszcz, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Kraków, Leipzig/Halle, Ljubljana, Manchester, Moscow-Domodedovo, Munich, Poznan, Porto, Rostovo-on-Don, Turin, Stuttgart, Zürich
Seasonal: St Petersburg, Zweibrücken
White Airways Seasonal: Bydgoszcz
XL Airways France Lille, Paris-Charles de Gaulle

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