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MQX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MQX / HAMK
Airport Names:
  1. Alula Aba Nega Airport
  2. አሉላ አባ ነጋ ዓለም አቀፍ የአየር ማረፊያ
Location: Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia
GPS Coordinates: 13°28'1"N by 39°31'59"E
Area Served: Mek'ele, Ethiopia
Operator/Owner: Ethiopian Airports Enterprise
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 7,406 feet (2,257 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Alula Aba Nega Airport (MQX):

  • On 22 August 1982, Douglas DC-3 ET-AHP of Ethiopian Airlines was damaged beyond repair in a take-off accident.
  • The closest airport to Alula Aba Nega Airport (MQX) is Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport (AXU), which is located 69 miles (111 kilometers) NW of MQX.
  • In addition to being known as "Alula Aba Nega Airport", another name for MQX is "አሉላ አባ ነጋ ዓለም አቀፍ የአየር ማረፊያ".
  • This airport was built in the late 1990s to replace an older one located 7 km from Mek'ele.
  • Alula Aba Nega Airport handled 112,060 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from Alula Aba Nega Airport (MQX) is Fangatau Airport (FGU), which is nearly antipodal to Alula Aba Nega Airport (meaning Alula Aba Nega Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Fangatau Airport), and is located 12,272 miles (19,750 kilometers) away in Fangatau, French Polynesia.
  • Because of Alula Aba Nega Airport's high elevation of 7,406 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at MQX. Combined with a high temperature, this could make MQX a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • Alula Aba Nega Airport (MQX) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Alula Aba Nega Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Alula Aba Nega Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
168.72 miles (110.60 km) NWAxum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport (AXU)Axum, EthiopiaView Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport on a map Set AXU as destination Airport Get more information about Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport
2109.46 miles (176.16 km) SSWLalibela Airport (LLI)Lalibela, EthiopiaView Lalibela Airport on a map Set LLI as destination Airport Get more information about Lalibela Airport
3132.78 miles (213.69 km) NNWAsmara International Airport (ASM)Asmara, EritreaView Asmara International Airport on a map Set ASM as destination Airport Get more information about Asmara International Airport
4150.03 miles (241.46 km) SWDebre Tabor Airport (DBT)Debre Tabor, EthiopiaView Debre Tabor Airport on a map Set DBT as destination Airport Get more information about Debre Tabor Airport
5153.52 miles (247.06 km) NMassawa International Airport (MSW)Massawa, EritreaView Massawa International Airport on a map Set MSW as destination Airport Get more information about Massawa International Airport
6155.77 miles (250.68 km) WSWGondar Atse Tewodros Airport (GDQ)Gondar, EthiopiaView Gondar Atse Tewodros Airport on a map Set GDQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gondar Atse Tewodros Airport
7165.21 miles (265.87 km) SCombolcha Airport (DSE)Dessie / Kombolcha, EthiopiaView Combolcha Airport on a map Set DSE as destination Airport Get more information about Combolcha Airport
8179.80 miles (289.35 km) WHumera Airport (HUE)Humera, EthiopiaView Humera Airport on a map Set HUE as destination Airport Get more information about Humera Airport
9196.91 miles (316.90 km) SSWMekane Selam Airport (MKS)Mekane Selam, EthiopiaView Mekane Selam Airport on a map Set MKS as destination Airport Get more information about Mekane Selam Airport
10211.03 miles (339.62 km) EAssab International Airport (ASA)Assab, EritreaView Assab International Airport on a map Set ASA as destination Airport Get more information about Assab International Airport
11247.22 miles (397.86 km) ENEHodeida International Airport (HOD)Al Hudaydah (Hodeida), YemenView Hodeida International Airport on a map Set HOD as destination Airport Get more information about Hodeida International Airport
12252.15 miles (405.79 km) WNWKassala Airport (KSL)Kassala, SudanView Kassala Airport on a map Set KSL as destination Airport Get more information about Kassala Airport
13264.74 miles (426.06 km) WNWKhashm El Girba Airport (GBU)Khashm El Girba, SudanView Khashm El Girba Airport on a map Set GBU as destination Airport Get more information about Khashm El Girba Airport
14267.96 miles (431.24 km) SEAli-Sabieh Airport (AII)Ali-Sabieh, DjiboutiView Ali-Sabieh Airport on a map Set AII as destination Airport Get more information about Ali-Sabieh Airport
15272.83 miles (439.08 km) ESEObock Airport (OBC)Obock, DjiboutiView Obock Airport on a map Set OBC as destination Airport Get more information about Obock Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Alula Aba Nega Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Alula Aba Nega Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,271.85 miles (19,749.57 km) SFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
212,213.62 miles (19,655.87 km) SERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
312,162.97 miles (19,574.36 km) SSWAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport
412,133.92 miles (19,527.60 km) SEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
512,116.86 miles (19,500.15 km) SHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
612,055.09 miles (19,400.74 km) EManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
712,046.70 miles (19,387.24 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
812,042.90 miles (19,381.13 km) EAhe Airport (AHE)Ahe, French PolynesiaView Ahe Airport on a map Set AHE as destination Airport Get more information about Ahe Airport
912,032.06 miles (19,363.68 km) SWPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
1012,019.44 miles (19,343.37 km) SSWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
1112,013.27 miles (19,333.44 km) ESEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1212,006.98 miles (19,323.31 km) ESEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport
1312,006.89 miles (19,323.16 km) SEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1411,916.78 miles (19,178.14 km) SSWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
1511,876.09 miles (19,112.67 km) EMataiva Airport (MVT)Mataiva, French PolynesiaView Mataiva Airport on a map Set MVT as destination Airport Get more information about Mataiva Airport