Al-Ahsa International Airport

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Al-Ahsa International Airport

مطار الأحساء الدولي
Al Hasa Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment
ServesAl-Ahsa Governorate
LocationHofuf
Elevation AMSL588 ft / 179 m
Coordinates25°17′07″N 049°29′06″E / 25.28528°N 49.48500°E / 25.28528; 49.48500Coordinates: 25°17′07″N 049°29′06″E / 25.28528°N 49.48500°E / 25.28528; 49.48500
Map
OEAH is located in Saudi Arabia
OEAH
OEAH
Location of airport in Saudi Arabia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 3,060 10,039 Asphalt
Sources:[1][2]

Al-Ahsa International Airport (Arabic: مطار الأحساء الدولي‎, IATA: HOF[3], ICAO: OEAH) is an airport serving Hofuf (also known as Al-Ahsa or Al-Hasa), a city in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.

History[edit]

GACA formally approved the airport’s international status in 2011.[4] The airport is expected to grow by 300,000 passengers per annum between 2015 and 2020, a GACA study predicted.[4] Around 300,000 expatriate workers live in the area.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Saudia Jeddah

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for OEAH from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for HOF at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (HOF – City: Hofuf, Airport: Al-Ahsa)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
  4. ^ a b c International flights soon from Al-Ahsa airport Arab News 16 September 2013

External links[edit]

Media related to Al-Ahsa Airport at Wikimedia Commons