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Sharjah International Airport

Sharjah International Airport
Airport information
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 Location of airport in UAE
Airport typeMilitary/Public
OperatorSharjah International Airport
LocationSharjah
Hub
*Aerovista *Air Arabia *Air Cess *AVE.com *British Gulf International Airlines *Click Airways *Jupiter Airlines *Kinshasa Airways *Pluto Airlines
Elevation34 m (111 ft)
Statistics2009
Passengers5764098

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Sharjah International Airport ( ) (Urdu:شارجہ بین الاقوامی ہوائی اڈا) is located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Sharjah Airport is the second largest Middle East Airfreight Hub in terms of cargo tonnage, according to official 2009 statistics from Airports Council International. Ground services company, Sharjah Aviation Services, handled 421,398 tonnes in 2009 - a massive 16.1% increase year on year.

Sharjah International Airport is home base of the low-cost carrier Air Arabia. The headquarters of Air Arabia is in the Sharjah Freight Center, on the property of the airport. in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The center is an old cargo terminal.

The airport is 15 km (9.3 mi) away from central Dubai; a drive that ought to take 15 minutes can take up to two hours in rush hour traffic.


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