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SSH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SSH / HESH
Airport Names:
  1. Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt
  2. مطار شرم الشيخ الدولي
Location: Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
GPS Coordinates: 27°58'37"N by 34°23'40"E
Area Served: Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
Operator/Owner: Government
Airport Type: Public (former Military)
Elevation: 143 feet (44 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt (SSH):

  • Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt (SSH) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt's relatively low elevation of 143 feet, planes can take off or land at Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt 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 closest airport to Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt (SSH) is St. Catherine International Airport (SKV), which is located 53 miles (85 kilometers) NNW of SSH.
  • The furthest airport from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt (SSH) is Rurutu Airport (RUR), which is located 11,911 miles (19,169 kilometers) away in Rurutu, French Polynesia.
  • In addition to being known as "Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt", another name for SSH is "مطار شرم الشيخ الدولي".
  • In 2008, the Egyptian Airports Holding Company announced plans to build a third new terminal at the airport.

Map of Nearest Airports from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt:

List of Nearest Airports from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
152.93 miles (85.18 km) NNWSt. Catherine International Airport (SKV)St. Catherine, EgyptView St. Catherine International Airport on a map Set SKV as destination Airport Get more information about St. Catherine International Airport
266.18 miles (106.50 km) SSWHurghada International Airport (HRG)Hurghada, EgyptView Hurghada International Airport on a map Set HRG as destination Airport Get more information about Hurghada International Airport
3113.67 miles (182.94 km) NNETaba International Airport (TCP)Taba, EgyptView Taba International Airport on a map Set TCP as destination Airport Get more information about Taba International Airport
4114.46 miles (184.21 km) NNEEilat Airport (ETH)Eilat, IsraelView Eilat Airport on a map Set ETH as destination Airport Get more information about Eilat Airport
5119.07 miles (191.62 km) NNEKing Hussein International Airport (AQJ)Aqaba, JordanView King Hussein International Airport on a map Set AQJ as destination Airport Get more information about King Hussein International Airport
6138.10 miles (222.25 km) ENETabuk Regional Airport (Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Airport ) (TUU)Tabuk, Saudi ArabiaView Tabuk Regional Airport (Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Airport ) on a map Set TUU as destination Airport Get more information about Tabuk Regional Airport (Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Airport )
7139.01 miles (223.72 km) NNEYotvata Airfield (YOT)Yotvata, IsraelView Yotvata Airfield on a map Set YOT as destination Airport Get more information about Yotvata Airfield
8139.52 miles (224.54 km) NNEOvda Airport (VDA)Ovda, IsraelView Ovda Airport on a map Set VDA as destination Airport Get more information about Ovda Airport
9186.48 miles (300.11 km) NMitzpe Ramon Airport (MIP)Mitzpe Ramon, IsraelView Mitzpe Ramon Airport on a map Set MIP as destination Airport Get more information about Mitzpe Ramon Airport
10189.08 miles (304.30 km) NNEEin Yahav Airfield (EIY)Ein Yahav, IsraelView Ein Yahav Airfield on a map Set EIY as destination Airport Get more information about Ein Yahav Airfield
11190.34 miles (306.32 km) SSWLuxor International Airport (LXR)Luxor, EgyptView Luxor International Airport on a map Set LXR as destination Airport Get more information about Luxor International Airport
12203.49 miles (327.48 km) SMarsa Alam (RMF)Marsa Alam, EgyptView Marsa Alam on a map Set RMF as destination Airport Get more information about Marsa Alam
13216.54 miles (348.49 km) NEl 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
14217.03 miles (349.28 km) WSWAssiut Airport (ATZ)Assiut, EgyptView Assiut Airport on a map Set ATZ as destination Airport Get more information about Assiut Airport
15225.99 miles (363.69 km) NYasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) (GZA)Gaza, PalestineView Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) on a map Set GZA as destination Airport Get more information about Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED)

Map of Furthest Airports from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt:

List of Furthest Airports from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,911.15 miles (19,169.09 km) SERurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
211,770.65 miles (18,942.97 km) SWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
311,702.43 miles (18,833.19 km) SAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
411,697.08 miles (18,824.58 km) SWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
511,691.44 miles (18,815.49 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
611,688.28 miles (18,810.41 km) WSWTotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
711,673.09 miles (18,785.97 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
811,665.46 miles (18,773.69 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
911,640.11 miles (18,732.89 km) SMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1011,612.99 miles (18,689.25 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
1111,588.62 miles (18,650.02 km) SSWRaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
1211,583.73 miles (18,642.15 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
1311,578.16 miles (18,633.20 km) SApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1411,574.21 miles (18,626.85 km) SWPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
1511,559.75 miles (18,603.56 km) ESEMangaia 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