Al Dhafra Air Base

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Al Dhafra Air Base
قاعدة الظفرة الجوية
IATA: DHFICAO: OMAM
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorUnited Arab Emirates Air Force
ServesAbu Dhabi, UAE
LocationMussafah, UAE
Time zoneUAE Standard Time (UTC+04:00)
Elevation AMSL77 ft / 23 m
Coordinates24°14′54″N 054°32′52″E / 24.24833°N 54.54778°E / 24.24833; 54.54778Coordinates: 24°14′54″N 054°32′52″E / 24.24833°N 54.54778°E / 24.24833; 54.54778
Map
OMAM is located in United Arab Emirates
OMAM
OMAM
Location in the UAE
Runways
DirectionLengthSurface
mft
13L/31R3,66112,011Asphalt
13R/31L3,66112,011Asphalt
Sources:[1]
 
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Al Dhafra Air Base
قاعدة الظفرة الجوية
IATA: DHFICAO: OMAM
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorUnited Arab Emirates Air Force
ServesAbu Dhabi, UAE
LocationMussafah, UAE
Time zoneUAE Standard Time (UTC+04:00)
Elevation AMSL77 ft / 23 m
Coordinates24°14′54″N 054°32′52″E / 24.24833°N 54.54778°E / 24.24833; 54.54778Coordinates: 24°14′54″N 054°32′52″E / 24.24833°N 54.54778°E / 24.24833; 54.54778
Map
OMAM is located in United Arab Emirates
OMAM
OMAM
Location in the UAE
Runways
DirectionLengthSurface
mft
13L/31R3,66112,011Asphalt
13R/31L3,66112,011Asphalt
Sources:[1]

Al Dhafra Air Base (Arabic:قاعدة الظفرة الجوية) (ICAO: OMAM) is a military installation in the United Arab Emirates. The base is located approximately 20 mi (32 km) south of Abu Dhabi and is operated by the United Arab Emirates Air Force.

World Trade Center memorials at Al Dhafra, June 2004

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 77 ft (23 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways, 13L/31R and 13R/31L, each having an asphalt surface measuring 3,661 m × 46 m (12,011 ft × 151 ft).[1]

Foreign users[edit]

The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing of the United States Air Force, and the French Air Force use the base as French Military Settlement.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Airport information for OMAM from DAFIF (effective October 2006)

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