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GZA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GZA / LVGZ
Airport Names:
  1. Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED)
  2. مطار ياسر عرفات الدولي
Location: Gaza, Palestine
GPS Coordinates: 31°14'47"N by 34°16'33"E
Operator/Owner: Palestinian National Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 320 feet (98 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) (GZA):

  • The radar station and control tower were destroyed by Israel Defense Forces aircraft on 4 December 2001, after the start of the al-Aqsa Intifada.
  • The furthest airport from Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) (GZA) is Rurutu Airport (RUR), which is located 11,736 miles (18,887 kilometers) away in Rurutu, French Polynesia.
  • Because of Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED)'s relatively low elevation of 320 feet, planes can take off or land at Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED)", another name for GZA is "مطار ياسر عرفات الدولي".
  • Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) (GZA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) (GZA) is Gaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport (GHK), which is located only 8 miles (14 kilometers) N of GZA.
  • The airport opened in 1998.

Map of Nearest Airports from Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED):

List of Nearest Airports from Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED):

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.44 miles (13.58 km) NGaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport (GHK)Gush Katif, IsraelView Gaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport on a map Set GHK as destination Airport Get more information about Gaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport
226.53 miles (42.69 km) EBe'er Sheva Airport (BEV)Beersheba, IsraelView Be'er Sheva Airport on a map Set BEV as destination Airport Get more information about Be'er Sheva Airport
328.65 miles (46.10 km) WSWEl Arish International Airport (AAC)El Arish, EgyptView El Arish International Airport on a map Set AAC as destination Airport Get more information about El Arish International Airport
451.71 miles (83.22 km) SEMitzpe Ramon Airport (MIP)Mitzpe Ramon, IsraelView Mitzpe Ramon Airport on a map Set MIP as destination Airport Get more information about Mitzpe Ramon Airport
563.67 miles (102.46 km) NEBen Gurion Airport (TLV)Lod (near Tel Aviv), IsraelView Ben Gurion Airport on a map Set TLV as destination Airport Get more information about Ben Gurion Airport
665.93 miles (106.10 km) EBar Yehuda Airfield (MTZ)Masada, IsraelView Bar Yehuda Airfield on a map Set MTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Bar Yehuda Airfield
766.66 miles (107.27 km) NNESde Dov Airport (SDV)Tel Aviv, IsraelView Sde Dov Airport on a map Set SDV as destination Airport Get more information about Sde Dov Airport
869.88 miles (112.45 km) SEEin Yahav Airfield (EIY)Ein Yahav, IsraelView Ein Yahav Airfield on a map Set EIY as destination Airport Get more information about Ein Yahav Airfield
970.06 miles (112.75 km) NEAtarot Airport (JRS)Jerusalem, IsraelView Atarot Airport on a map Set JRS as destination Airport Get more information about Atarot Airport
1098.40 miles (158.37 km) SSEOvda Airport (VDA)Ovda, IsraelView Ovda Airport on a map Set VDA as destination Airport Get more information about Ovda Airport
11104.19 miles (167.68 km) SSEYotvata Airfield (YOT)Yotvata, IsraelView Yotvata Airfield on a map Set YOT as destination Airport Get more information about Yotvata Airfield
12106.39 miles (171.22 km) ENEQueen Alia International Airport (AMM)Amman, JordanView Queen Alia International Airport on a map Set AMM as destination Airport Get more information about Queen Alia International Airport
13112.71 miles (181.39 km) ENEAmman Civil Airport (ADJ)Amman, JordanView Amman Civil Airport on a map Set ADJ as destination Airport Get more information about Amman Civil Airport
14116.97 miles (188.24 km) NNEHaifa Airport (HFA)Haifa, IsraelView Haifa Airport on a map Set HFA as destination Airport Get more information about Haifa Airport
15118.44 miles (190.60 km) SSETaba International Airport (TCP)Taba, EgyptView Taba International Airport on a map Set TCP as destination Airport Get more information about Taba International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED):

List of Furthest Airports from Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED):

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,735.76 miles (18,886.82 km) SSERurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
211,588.00 miles (18,649.03 km) SSWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
311,564.84 miles (18,611.76 km) SWTotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
411,503.78 miles (18,513.49 km) SSWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
511,478.89 miles (18,473.43 km) SSWHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
611,476.48 miles (18,469.56 km) SAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
711,460.05 miles (18,443.12 km) SSEFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
811,453.15 miles (18,432.01 km) SSEMoorea Airport (MOZ)Moorea, Windward Islands, French PolynesiaView Moorea Airport on a map Set MOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Moorea Airport
911,446.07 miles (18,420.63 km) SEMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
1011,415.68 miles (18,371.70 km) SMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1111,389.48 miles (18,329.54 km) SSWPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
1211,387.11 miles (18,325.73 km) SFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1311,383.42 miles (18,319.79 km) SEAkatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) (MUK)Mauke Island, Cook IslandsView Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) on a map Set MUK as destination Airport Get more information about Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport)
1411,377.17 miles (18,309.73 km) SSEHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport
1511,366.88 miles (18,293.18 km) SSWRaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport