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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):

  • 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Alula Aba Nega Airport", another name for MQX is "አሉላ አባ ነጋ ዓለም አቀፍ የአየር ማረፊያ".
  • Alula Aba Nega Airport (MQX) currently has only 1 runway.
  • On 22 August 1982, Douglas DC-3 ET-AHP of Ethiopian Airlines was damaged beyond repair in a take-off accident.
  • Alula Aba Nega Airport handled 112,060 passengers last year.
  • This airport was built in the late 1990s to replace an older one located 7 km from Mek'ele.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 View satellite image of Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport 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 View satellite image of Lalibela Airport 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 View satellite image of Asmara International Airport 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 View satellite image of Debre Tabor Airport 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 View satellite image of Massawa International Airport 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 View satellite image of Gondar Atse Tewodros Airport 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 View satellite image of Combolcha Airport 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 View satellite image of Humera Airport 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 View satellite image of Mekane Selam Airport 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 View satellite image of Assab International Airport 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 View satellite image of Hodeida International Airport 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 View satellite image of Kassala Airport 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 View satellite image of Khashm El Girba Airport 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 View satellite image of Ali-Sabieh Airport 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 View satellite image of Obock Airport 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 View satellite image of Fangatau Airport 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 View satellite image of Raroia Airport 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 View satellite image of Atuona Airport 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 View satellite image of Makemo Airport 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 View satellite image of Hao Airport 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 View satellite image of Manihi Airport 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 View satellite image of Fakarava Airport 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 View satellite image of Ahe Airport 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 View satellite image of Pukarua Airport 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 View satellite image of Nukutavake Airport 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 View satellite image of Apataki Airport 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 View satellite image of Arutua Airport 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 View satellite image of Anaa Airport 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 View satellite image of Tureira Airport 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 View satellite image of Mataiva Airport Set MVT as destination Airport Get more information about Mataiva Airport