Ha'il Regional Airport

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Ha'il Regional Airport
مطار حائل الإقليمي
Maṭār Ḥā'il al-Iqlīmī
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator General Authority of Civil Aviation
Serves Ha'il (Hail)
Location Ha'il Province, Saudi Arabia
Elevation AMSL 3,331 ft / 1,015 m
Coordinates 27°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
Map
OEHL is located in Saudi Arabia
OEHL
OEHL
Location of airport in Saudi Arabia
Runways
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.

Facilities[edit]

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 scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
Air Arabia Sharjah[4]
flydubai Dubai-International
Nesma Airlines Al Jawf,[5] Al Qaisumah, Arar,[6] Cairo, Gassim,[7] Gurayat, Jeddah,[8] Medina,[9] Rafha,[10] Tabuk,[11] Turaif[12]
Nile Air Cairo (begins 27th June 2017)
Saudia Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh
Flynas Dammam,[13] Riyadh

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. [14]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Air Arabia start service to Ha`il from August 2013
  5. ^ "نسما للطيران عبر تويتر". twitter.com/NesmaAirlines. Retrieved 2016-11-26. 
  6. ^ Nesma Airlines begins services between Ha'il and Arar, Gassim and Gurayat from March 2017
  7. ^ Nesma Airlines begins services between Ha'il and Arar, Gassim and Gurayat from March 2017
  8. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/270034/nesma-airlines-expands-hail-service-in-nov-2016/
  9. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/270034/nesma-airlines-expands-hail-service-in-nov-2016/
  10. ^ "نسما للطيران عبر تويتر". twitter.com/NesmaAirlines. Retrieved 2016-11-26. 
  11. ^ "صحيفة عين حائل الاخبارية". Hail2h.net. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 
  12. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/270034/nesma-airlines-expands-hail-service-in-nov-2016/
  13. ^ "طيران ناس". flynas.com. Retrieved 2016-08-16. 
  14. ^ https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20000914-0

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