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BAH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BAH / OBBI
Airport Names:
  1. Bahrain International Airport
  2. مطار البحرين الدولي
  3. Maṭār al-Baḥrayn al-dwalī
Location: Al Muharraq, Bahrain
GPS Coordinates: 26°16'14"N by 50°38'0"E
Area Served: Bahrain
Operator/Owner: Bahrain Airport Company
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 6 feet (2 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Bahrain International Airport (BAH):

  • In addition to being known as "Bahrain International Airport", other names for BAH include "مطار البحرين الدولي" and "Maṭār al-Baḥrayn al-dwalī".
  • The closest airport to Bahrain International Airport (BAH) is King Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA), which is located 30 miles (48 kilometers) W of BAH.
  • Because of Bahrain International Airport's relatively low elevation of 6 feet, planes can take off or land at Bahrain International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • During World War II, the airport was used by the United States Army Air Forces Air Transport Command Central African Wing, being designated as Station # 13.
  • Bahrain International Airport handled 7,793,527 passengers last year.
  • Bahrain International Airport (BAH) has 2 runways.
  • The first scheduled commercial airliner to arrive in Bahrain, in 1932, was a flight from London to Delhi operated on a Handley Page H.P.42 aircraft named "Hannibal." The H.P.42 carried only 24 passengers, and the flight from London had taken several days of flying at speeds of 100 miles per hour.
  • The furthest airport from Bahrain International Airport (BAH) is Totegegie Airport (GMR), which is nearly antipodal to Bahrain International Airport (meaning Bahrain International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Totegegie Airport), and is located 12,026 miles (19,355 kilometers) away in Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.

Map of Nearest Airports from Bahrain International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Bahrain International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
129.85 miles (48.03 km) WKing Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA)Dhahran, Saudi ArabiaView King Abdulaziz Air Base on a map Set DHA as destination Airport Get more information about King Abdulaziz Air Base
253.56 miles (86.19 km) WNWKing Fahd International Airport (DMM)Dammam, Saudi ArabiaView King Fahd International Airport on a map Set DMM as destination Airport Get more information about King Fahd International Airport
390.29 miles (145.30 km) SSEAl-Udeid Air Base (IUD)Doha, QatarView Al-Udeid Air Base on a map Set IUD as destination Airport Get more information about Al-Udeid Air Base
491.81 miles (147.75 km) SEHamad International Airport (DOH)Doha, QatarView Hamad International Airport on a map Set DOH as destination Airport Get more information about Hamad International Airport
598.71 miles (158.86 km) SWAl-Ahsa International Airport (HOF)Hofuf, Saudi ArabiaView Al-Ahsa International Airport on a map Set HOF as destination Airport Get more information about Al-Ahsa International Airport
6161.89 miles (260.53 km) SEDalma Airport (ZDY)Dalma (island), United Arab EmiratesView Dalma Airport on a map Set ZDY as destination Airport Get more information about Dalma Airport
7172.36 miles (277.38 km) ENELavan Airport (LVP)Lavan Island, IranView Lavan Airport on a map Set LVP as destination Airport Get more information about Lavan Airport
8185.16 miles (297.99 km) NBushehr Airport (BUZ)Bushehr, IranView Bushehr Airport on a map Set BUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Bushehr Airport
9207.86 miles (334.52 km) EKish International Airport (KIH)Kish Island, IranView Kish International Airport on a map Set KIH as destination Airport Get more information about Kish International Airport
10250.28 miles (402.78 km) ENELarestan International Airport (LRR)Lar, IranView Larestan International Airport on a map Set LRR as destination Airport Get more information about Larestan International Airport
11255.45 miles (411.11 km) NNEShiraz International Airport (SYZ)Shiraz, IranView Shiraz International Airport on a map Set SYZ as destination Airport Get more information about Shiraz International Airport
12260.00 miles (418.43 km) EBandar Lengeh Airport (BDH)Bandar Lengeh, IranView Bandar Lengeh Airport on a map Set BDH as destination Airport Get more information about Bandar Lengeh Airport
13260.82 miles (419.75 km) NWKuwait International Airport (KWI)Kuwait City, KuwaitView Kuwait International Airport on a map Set KWI as destination Airport Get more information about Kuwait International Airport
14261.38 miles (420.64 km) WSWKing Khalid International Airport (RUH)Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaView King Khalid International Airport on a map Set RUH as destination Airport Get more information about King Khalid International Airport
15281.13 miles (452.44 km) ESEAbu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesView Abu Dhabi International Airport on a map Set AUH as destination Airport Get more information about Abu Dhabi International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Bahrain International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Bahrain International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,026.36 miles (19,354.50 km) ESETotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
211,741.49 miles (18,896.05 km) ESETureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
311,700.42 miles (18,829.95 km) SEPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
411,667.91 miles (18,777.63 km) SENukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
511,505.16 miles (18,515.72 km) SEHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
611,401.97 miles (18,349.64 km) SEFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
711,337.02 miles (18,245.13 km) SERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
811,301.65 miles (18,188.20 km) ESEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
911,233.26 miles (18,078.13 km) ESEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1011,205.62 miles (18,033.66 km) WMataveri International Airport (IPC)Easter Island, ChileView Mataveri International Airport on a map Set IPC as destination Airport Get more information about Mataveri International Airport
1111,173.92 miles (17,982.63 km) ESEFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1211,133.72 miles (17,917.94 km) SSEAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport
1311,113.68 miles (17,885.69 km) ESEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1411,089.15 miles (17,846.21 km) ESEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport
1511,083.10 miles (17,836.47 km) SEManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport