Rafha Domestic Airport

Rafha Domestic Airport

مطار رفحاء المحلي
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment
ServesRafha
LocationNorthern Borders Province, Saudi Arabia
Elevation AMSL1,474 ft / 449 m
Coordinates29°37′34.8″N 043°29′26.5″E / 29.626333°N 43.490694°E / 29.626333; 43.490694Coordinates: 29°37′34.8″N 043°29′26.5″E / 29.626333°N 43.490694°E / 29.626333; 43.490694
Map
OERF is located in Saudi Arabia
OERF
OERF
Location of airport in Saudi Arabia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Sources:[1]

Rafha Domestic Airport (Arabic: مطار رفحاء المحلي, IATA: RAH[2], ICAO: OERF) is an airport serving Rafha, a town in Northern Borders Province, Saudi Arabia. It is located almost halfway between Hafr al-Batin (about 275 kilometres (171 mi) to the southeast) and Arar (about 280 kilometres (174 mi) to the northwest). The airport was established in 1978.[3]

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 1,474 feet (449 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 11/29 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,000 by 45 metres (9,843 ft × 148 ft).

Airlines and destinations

Airlines offering scheduled passenger service:

AirlinesDestinations
Nesma Airlines Ha'il[4]
Saudia Jeddah, Riyadh

References

  1. ^ Airport information for RAH at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (RAH: Rafha)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  3. ^ "GACA". gaca.gov.sa. Retrieved 2020-07-23.
  4. ^ "Nesma Airlines continues Hail service expansion in Dec 2016".

External links

  • Aeronautical chart and airport information for OERF at SkyVector
  • Current weather for OERF at NOAA/NWS
  • Accident history for RAH at Aviation Safety Network
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