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MSW Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MSW / HHMS
Airport Name: Massawa International Airport
Location: Massawa, Eritrea
GPS Coordinates: 15°40'59"N by 39°22'5"E
Area Served: Massawa
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 206 feet (63 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Massawa International Airport (MSW):

  • The Massawa International Airport is a large establishment.
  • The furthest airport from Massawa International Airport (MSW) is Fangatau Airport (FGU), which is nearly antipodal to Massawa International Airport (meaning Massawa International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Fangatau Airport), and is located 12,417 miles (19,984 kilometers) away in Fangatau, French Polynesia.
  • Massawa International Airport (MSW) currently has only 1 runway.
  • As of 2014, the airport only hosts domestic flights since the companies that formed it do not have an international license.
  • The Eritrea Investment Centre has proposed a new $60 million development project at the airport.
  • The closest airport to Massawa International Airport (MSW) is Asmara International Airport (ASM), which is located 41 miles (66 kilometers) SW of MSW.
  • Because of Massawa International Airport's relatively low elevation of 206 feet, planes can take off or land at Massawa 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Massawa International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Massawa International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
140.73 miles (65.55 km) SWAsmara International Airport (ASM)Asmara, EritreaView Asmara International Airport on a map Set ASM as destination Airport Get more information about Asmara International Airport
2113.92 miles (183.34 km) SSWAxum 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
3153.52 miles (247.06 km) SAlula Aba Nega Airport (MQX)Mekelle, Tigray, EthiopiaView Alula Aba Nega Airport on a map Set MQX as destination Airport Get more information about Alula Aba Nega Airport
4203.36 miles (327.28 km) WKassala Airport (KSL)Kassala, SudanView Kassala Airport on a map Set KSL as destination Airport Get more information about Kassala Airport
5209.73 miles (337.53 km) SWHumera Airport (HUE)Humera, EthiopiaView Humera Airport on a map Set HUE as destination Airport Get more information about Humera Airport
6238.41 miles (383.69 km) WSWKhashm 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
7249.00 miles (400.72 km) ESEHodeida 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
8254.11 miles (408.95 km) SSWGondar 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
9257.54 miles (414.47 km) SLalibela Airport (LLI)Lalibela, EthiopiaView Lalibela Airport on a map Set LLI as destination Airport Get more information about Lalibela Airport
10277.83 miles (447.12 km) SSWDebre Tabor Airport (DBT)Debre Tabor, EthiopiaView Debre Tabor Airport on a map Set DBT as destination Airport Get more information about Debre Tabor Airport
11280.06 miles (450.72 km) NEAbha Regional Airport (AHB)Abha / Khamis Mushait, Saudi ArabiaView Abha Regional Airport on a map Set AHB as destination Airport Get more information about Abha Regional Airport
12284.00 miles (457.05 km) SEAssab International Airport (ASA)Assab, EritreaView Assab International Airport on a map Set ASA as destination Airport Get more information about Assab International Airport
13294.78 miles (474.39 km) NNWPort Sudan New International Airport (PZU)Port Sudan, SudanView Port Sudan New International Airport on a map Set PZU as destination Airport Get more information about Port Sudan New International Airport
14318.72 miles (512.93 km) SCombolcha Airport (DSE)Dessie / Kombolcha, EthiopiaView Combolcha Airport on a map Set DSE as destination Airport Get more information about Combolcha Airport
15323.21 miles (520.15 km) EEl Rahaba Airport (Sana'a International) (SAH)Sana'a, YemenView El Rahaba Airport (Sana'a International) on a map Set SAH as destination Airport Get more information about El Rahaba Airport (Sana'a International)

Map of Furthest Airports from Massawa International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Massawa International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,417.40 miles (19,983.82 km) ESEFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
212,311.63 miles (19,813.60 km) ESERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
312,270.27 miles (19,747.04 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
412,226.67 miles (19,676.87 km) ESEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
512,159.41 miles (19,568.62 km) SSWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
612,137.43 miles (19,533.25 km) SWPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
712,101.86 miles (19,476.01 km) EFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
812,093.67 miles (19,462.82 km) ESEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
912,063.86 miles (19,414.86 km) ESEManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
1012,060.01 miles (19,408.66 km) SSWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
1112,052.00 miles (19,395.77 km) EApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1212,051.62 miles (19,395.15 km) ESEAhe Airport (AHE)Ahe, French PolynesiaView Ahe Airport on a map Set AHE as destination Airport Get more information about Ahe Airport
1312,036.90 miles (19,371.46 km) EArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport
1412,013.83 miles (19,334.34 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
1511,895.41 miles (19,143.76 km) EMataiva Airport (MVT)Mataiva, French PolynesiaView Mataiva Airport on a map Set MVT as destination Airport Get more information about Mataiva Airport