Ta’if Regional Airport

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Ta'if Regional Airport

IATA: TIFICAO: OETF

TIF is located in Saudi Arabia
TIF
TIF
Location of airport in Saudi Arabia
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Military of Saudi Arabia
Serves Ta’if
Location Ta’if, Saudi Arabia
Elevation AMSL 4,848 ft / 1,478 m
Coordinates 21°29′0.24″N 40°32′29.48″E / 21.4834000°N 40.5415222°E / 21.4834000; 40.5415222
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 12,254 3,735 Asphalt
17/35 10,991 3,350 Asphalt

Ta’if Regional Airport (IATA: TIFICAO: OETF) is an airport in Ta’if, Saudi Arabia. Despite its name, it also offers many international flights as well. The airport is located 30 km, to the east, of Taif and 70 km from Mecca. The airport is considered important in Saudi aviation history as it witnessed the first landing of Ibn Saud, founder of the Kingdom, plane. It was converted to a regional airport in 2009 when GACA transformed allowed international airlines to operate at the airport as the city's population was increasing and to reduce pressure on the three main airports at the time.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Arabia Sharjah[2]
AlMasria Universal Airlines Cairo
flydubai Dubai
Gulf Air Bahrain[3]
Flynas Dammam, Kuwait, Riyadh
Nesma Airlines Cairo
Nile Air Cairo
Qatar Airways Doha[4]
Saudia Abha, Dammam, Riyadh
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk, Asmara

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