Aswan International Airport

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Aswan International Airport
مطار أسوان الدولي
Daraw Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Aswan, Egypt
Elevation AMSL 662 ft / 198 m
Coordinates 23°57′51″N 32°49′11″E / 23.96417°N 32.81972°E / 23.96417; 32.81972Coordinates: 23°57′51″N 32°49′11″E / 23.96417°N 32.81972°E / 23.96417; 32.81972
ASW is located in Egypt
Location of airport in Egypt
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 3,402 11,161 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Aswan International Airport (IATA: ASWICAO: HESN), also known as Daraw Airport, is an airport located 16 km southwest of Aswan, Egypt.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Leisure Charter: Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan
EgyptAir Abu Simbel, Cairo
operated by EgyptAir Express
Abu Simbel, Cairo
Nile Air Cairo

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • 20 March 1969, a United Arab Airlines Il-18 crashed while attempting to land at Aswan International Airport. 100 of the 105 passengers and crew on board died.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for HESN at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for ASW at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).

External links[edit]

Media related to Aswan International Airport at Wikimedia Commons