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SHJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SHJ / OMSJ
Airport Names:
  1. Sharjah International Airport
  2. مطار الشارقة الدولي
Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
GPS Coordinates: 25°19'45"N by 55°30'57"E
Area Served: Sharjah, UAE
Operator/Owner: Sharjah International Airport
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 116 feet (35 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Sharjah International Airport (SHJ):

  • The furthest airport from Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) is Totegegie Airport (GMR), which is located 11,763 miles (18,931 kilometers) away in Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.
  • The closest airport to Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) is Dubai International Airport (DXB), which is located only 11 miles (17 kilometers) WSW of SHJ.
  • Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Sharjah International Airport handled 7,516,538 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Sharjah International Airport", another name for SHJ is "مطار الشارقة الدولي".
  • The airport is 15 km away from central Dubai.
  • Because of Sharjah International Airport's relatively low elevation of 116 feet, planes can take off or land at Sharjah 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.
  • The number of passengers passing through Sharjah International Airport has drastically increased in the past decade.

Map of Nearest Airports from Sharjah International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Sharjah International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.85 miles (17.45 km) WSWDubai International Airport (DXB)Dubai, United Arab EmiratesView Dubai International Airport on a map Set DXB as destination Airport Get more information about Dubai International Airport
229.78 miles (47.93 km) EAjman International Airport (QAJ)Ajman, United Arab EmiratesView Ajman International Airport on a map Set QAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Ajman International Airport
332.88 miles (52.91 km) NERas Al Khaimah International Airport(Ra's al-Khaymah) (RKT)Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab EmiratesView Ras Al Khaimah International Airport(Ra's al-Khaymah) on a map Set RKT as destination Airport Get more information about Ras Al Khaimah International Airport(Ra's al-Khaymah)
435.49 miles (57.12 km) SWDubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC)Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab EmiratesView Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport on a map Set DWC as destination Airport Get more information about Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport
549.56 miles (79.76 km) ENEDibba Airport (BYB)Dibba, OmanView Dibba Airport on a map Set BYB as destination Airport Get more information about Dibba Airport
652.69 miles (84.79 km) ESEFujairah International Airport (FJR)Fujairah, United Arab EmiratesView Fujairah International Airport on a map Set FJR as destination Airport Get more information about Fujairah International Airport
773.58 miles (118.42 km) NEKhasab Airport (KHS)Khasab, OmanView Khasab Airport on a map Set KHS as destination Airport Get more information about Khasab Airport
873.99 miles (119.07 km) SAl-Ain International Airport (AAN)Al Ain, United Arab EmiratesView Al-Ain International Airport on a map Set AAN as destination Airport Get more information about Al-Ain International Airport
982.30 miles (132.45 km) SWAbu 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
1093.55 miles (150.55 km) NNWBandar Lengeh Airport (BDH)Bandar Lengeh, IranView Bandar Lengeh Airport on a map Set BDH as destination Airport Get more information about Bandar Lengeh Airport
11126.28 miles (203.24 km) NWKish International Airport (KIH)Kish Island, IranView Kish International Airport on a map Set KIH as destination Airport Get more information about Kish International Airport
12141.00 miles (226.92 km) NNEBandar Abbas International Airport (BND)Bandar Abbas, IranView Bandar Abbas International Airport on a map Set BND as destination Airport Get more information about Bandar Abbas International Airport
13168.65 miles (271.41 km) NWLavan Airport (LVP)Lavan Island, IranView Lavan Airport on a map Set LVP as destination Airport Get more information about Lavan Airport
14176.49 miles (284.03 km) NNWLarestan International Airport (LRR)Lar, IranView Larestan International Airport on a map Set LRR as destination Airport Get more information about Larestan International Airport
15207.29 miles (333.60 km) WSWDalma Airport (ZDY)Dalma (island), United Arab EmiratesView Dalma Airport on a map Set ZDY as destination Airport Get more information about Dalma Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Sharjah International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Sharjah International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,763.44 miles (18,931.37 km) ETotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
211,498.21 miles (18,504.53 km) ESEPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
311,495.41 miles (18,500.03 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
411,488.47 miles (18,488.85 km) ESETureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
511,433.42 miles (18,400.25 km) ESENukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
611,268.56 miles (18,134.95 km) ESEHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
711,190.65 miles (18,009.56 km) ESEFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
811,110.78 miles (17,881.02 km) ESERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
911,062.52 miles (17,803.36 km) ESEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1011,000.05 miles (17,702.82 km) SEAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport
1110,977.90 miles (17,667.17 km) ESEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1210,928.47 miles (17,587.62 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
1310,868.34 miles (17,490.85 km) ESEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1410,848.53 miles (17,458.97 km) ESEManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
1510,845.34 miles (17,453.84 km) ESEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport