Ha'il Regional Airport

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Ha'il Regional Airport

مطار حائل الإقليمي

Maṭār Ḥā'il al-Iqlīmī
Airport typePublic
OperatorGeneral Authority of Civil Aviation
ServesHa'il (Hail)
LocationHa'il Province, Saudi Arabia
Elevation AMSL3,331 ft / 1,015 m
Coordinates27°26′16″N 041°41′10″E / 27.43778°N 41.68611°E / 27.43778; 41.68611Coordinates: 27°26′16″N 041°41′10″E / 27.43778°N 41.68611°E / 27.43778; 41.68611
OEHL is located in Saudi Arabia
Location of airport in Saudi Arabia
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 3,720 12,204 Asphalt
Sources: [1][2]

Ha'il Regional Airport (Arabic: مطار حائل الإقليمي‎, IATA: HAS[3], ICAO: OEHL) is an airport serving Ha'il (also spelled Hail), the capital of the Ha'il Province in Saudi Arabia.


The airport resides at an elevation of 3,331 feet (1,015 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,720 by 45 metres (12,205 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines offering regularly scheduled passenger service:

Air Arabia Sharjah[4]
flydubai Dubai-International
Flynas Dammam,[5] Riyadh
Nesma Airlines Al Jawf,[6] Al Qaisumah, Arar,[7], Gassim,[7] Gurayat, Jeddah,[8] Medina,[8] Rafha,[6] Tabuk,[9] Turaif[8]
Nile Air Cairo
Saudia Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh

Note all international flights all offered by non-domestic airlines.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On September 14, 2000, a Qatar Airways Airbus A300 from Doha en route to Amman, Jordan was diverted to Ha'il Airport after being hijacked by an Iraqi asylum seeker. The hijacker immediately surrendered to Saudi authorities upon landing, and the flight continued onward to Amman with no injuries or casualties. [10]


  1. ^ a b Airport information for OEHL from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for HAS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (HAS: Hail)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
  4. ^ 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Air Arabia Adds Hail Service from August 2013".
  5. ^ "طيران ناس". flynas.com. Retrieved 2016-08-16.
  6. ^ a b "نسما للطيران عبر تويتر". twitter.com/NesmaAirlines. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  7. ^ a b 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Nesma Airlines expands Hail routes in March 2017".
  8. ^ a b c 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Nesma Airlines expands Hail service in Nov 2016".
  9. ^ "صحيفة عين حائل الاخبارية". Hail2h.net. Retrieved 2012-08-10.
  10. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Airbus A300B4-622R registration unknown Hail Airport (HAS)". aviation-safety.net.

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