Al Dhafra Air Base

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Al Dhafra Air Base
قاعدة الظفرة الجوية
IATA: DHFICAO: OMAM
Al DhafraAir Base is located in United Arab Emirates
Al Dhafra
Air Base
Location of airport in United Arab Emirates
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
LocationAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Elevation AMSL77 ft / 23 m
Coordinates24°14′53″N 054°32′51″E / 24.24806°N 54.54750°E / 24.24806; 54.54750
Runways
DirectionLengthSurface
mft
13L/31R3,66112,012Asphalt
13R/31L3,66112,012Asphalt
Sources:[1]
 
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Al Dhafra Air Base
قاعدة الظفرة الجوية
IATA: DHFICAO: OMAM
Al DhafraAir Base is located in United Arab Emirates
Al Dhafra
Air Base
Location of airport in United Arab Emirates
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
LocationAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Elevation AMSL77 ft / 23 m
Coordinates24°14′53″N 054°32′51″E / 24.24806°N 54.54750°E / 24.24806; 54.54750
Runways
DirectionLengthSurface
mft
13L/31R3,66112,012Asphalt
13R/31L3,66112,012Asphalt
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 miles (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 feet (23 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways, 13L/31R and 13R/31L, each having an asphalt surface measuring 3,661 by 46 metres (12,011 × 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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