Al Ain International Airport

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Al-Ain International Airport

مطار العين الدولي
Al Ain Airport logo.svg
Airport typePublic
OperatorAbu Dhabi Airports Company
ServesAl Ain
Opened31 March 1994
Time zoneUAE Standard Time (UTC+04:00)
Elevation AMSL866 ft / 264 m
Coordinates24°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: AAN, ICAO: 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 on 31 March 1994. 14 flights and 4,000 passenger pass through the airport each week.[2] It is the fifth busiest airport in UAE[citation needed].

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air India ExpressKozhikode
Nile AirCairo
Pakistan International AirlinesPeshawar (begins 22 February 2019)[3]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

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


  1. ^ a b United Arab Emirates AIP Archived 30 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine. (login required)
  2. ^ Salem, Ola (9 November 2011). "1994: Capital opens another air route". The National. Retrieved 10 November 2011.
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  4. ^ "Four Americans dead in plane crash". Eturbonews. Retrieved 28 February 2011.