AAC/El Arish International Airport

El Arish International Airport

ICAO:   HEAR     IATA:   AAC    

El Arish International Airport (Arabicمطار العريش الدولي‎‎) (IATAAACICAOHEAR) is an airport near El ArishEgypt.

The airport is home to Palestinian Airlines. In May 2012, the company restarted two-weekly flights to Amman, with flights to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to follow soon [1].

It is one of the closest airports to the Gaza Strip; El Gora Airport is slightly closer but has no scheduled air service. Palestinian Airlines relocated to El Arish International Airport after Yasser Arafat International Airport was rendered non-operational when the runway was destroyed by Israeli forces in 2001. The airport has been mainly used for Palestinian passengers traveling to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj Muslim pilgrimage.

In 2011 the airport served 5,991 passengers (-45.4% vs. 2010).

As of August 2016, there are no commercial flights to the airport.

El Arish International Airport
Name El Arish International Airport
Country Egypt
Elevation 121 feet
Latitude 31° 4′ 23.88″ N
Longitude  33° 50′ 8.88″ E
Time Zone Africa/Cairo (GMT +2:00)
WAC 591 
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