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Aden International Airport
مطار عدن الدولي
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IATA: ADEICAO: OYAA
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Owner/Operator Southern Transitional Council (Southern Movement)
Serves Aden
Location Aden, Yemen
Hub for Yemenia
Elevation AMSL 7 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 12°49′46″N 045°01′44″E / 12.82944°N 45.02889°E / 12.82944; 45.02889Coordinates: 12°49′46″N 045°01′44″E / 12.82944°N 45.02889°E / 12.82944; 45.02889
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Location within Yemen

Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 10,171 3,100 Asphalt
Source: World Aero Data

Aden International Airport is an international airport in Aden, Yemen.

It was a Soviet Air Force station during the 1970s and 1980s. The new terminal was built between 1983 and 1985.

During the Yemeni Civil War in the Aftermath of the Houthi takeover in Yemen, the city of Aden, including its airport, became a battleground. The Battle of Aden Airport took place on 19 March 2015.

On 22 July 2015, the airport was re-opened for civilian use.

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