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Al Dhafra Air Base
قاعدة الظفرة الجوية
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Airport type Military
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Elevation AMSL 77 ft / 23 m
Coordinates 24°14′53″N 054°32′51″E / 24.24806°N 54.5475°E / 24.24806; 54.5475
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13L/31R 3,661 12,012 Asphalt
13R/31L 3,661 12,012 Asphalt

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.

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World Trade Center memorials at Al Dhafra, June 2004

Facilities[edit | edit source]

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 ft × 151 ft).[1]

Foreign users[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Airport information for OMAM from DAFIF (effective October 2006)

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