united arab emirates Sharjah International Airport

united arab emirates

13.0295 RAF Sharjah,
16.9245OMDB Dubai, Dubai
26.1253 Al Mina, Dubai
53.7 52OMRK Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah
57.9232 Jebil Ali, Dubai
59.1215OMDW Dubai Intl, Jebel Ali

1977 to present

25 19 N - 55 31 E
5nm SE of Sharjah
Elevation: 111 feet

Sharjah and its dependencies joined the United Arab Emirates on 2 December 1971. In 1974 construction began on an international hub on a new site 9 km or so away from RAF Sharjah, which was becoming overrun as the town grew. Sharjah International was officially opened on 1 Jan 1977 and the RAF station closed shortly afterward. In 1984 a helipad and offices for the Police Air Wing were added and by 1993, hangarage for the Royal Flight were completed and the airport is a major cargo centre and has been expanding ever since.

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