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ASM Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ASM / HHAS
Airport Name: Asmara International Airport
Location: Asmara, Eritrea
GPS Coordinates: 15°17'30"N by 38°54'38"E
Area Served: Asmara
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 7,661 feet (2,335 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Asmara International Airport (ASM):

  • Asmara International Airport (ASM) has 2 runways.
  • Asmara International Airport has capacity restrictions due to its small terminal, short runway and 1.5-mile altitude.
  • The furthest airport from Asmara International Airport (ASM) is Fangatau Airport (FGU), which is nearly antipodal to Asmara International Airport (meaning Asmara International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Fangatau Airport), and is located 12,398 miles (19,952 kilometers) away in Fangatau, French Polynesia.
  • During World War II, the airport was nearly destroyed by the British.
  • Because of Asmara International Airport's high elevation of 7,661 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at ASM. Combined with a high temperature, this could make ASM a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The closest airport to Asmara International Airport (ASM) is Massawa International Airport (MSW), which is located 41 miles (66 kilometers) NE of ASM.

Map of Nearest Airports from Asmara International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Asmara International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
140.73 miles (65.55 km) NEMassawa 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
280.30 miles (129.23 km) SAxum 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
3132.78 miles (213.69 km) SSEAlula Aba Nega Airport (MQX)Mekelle, Tigray, EthiopiaView Alula Aba Nega Airport on a map View satellite image of Alula Aba Nega Airport Set MQX as destination Airport Get more information about Alula Aba Nega Airport
4169.14 miles (272.20 km) SWHumera 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
5172.17 miles (277.08 km) WKassala 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
6203.87 miles (328.10 km) WKhashm 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
7215.62 miles (347.01 km) SSWGondar 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
8229.31 miles (369.04 km) SLalibela 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
9243.05 miles (391.16 km) SSWDebre 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
10273.85 miles (440.71 km) EHodeida 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
11293.42 miles (472.22 km) ESEAssab 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
12295.78 miles (476.01 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
13306.77 miles (493.70 km) NNWPort Sudan New International Airport (PZU)Port Sudan, SudanView Port Sudan New International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Sudan New International Airport Set PZU as destination Airport Get more information about Port Sudan New International Airport
14315.78 miles (508.20 km) SMekane 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
15320.58 miles (515.92 km) SWGalegu Airport (DNX)Dinder, SudanView Galegu Airport on a map View satellite image of Galegu Airport Set DNX as destination Airport Get more information about Galegu Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Asmara International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Asmara International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,397.92 miles (19,952.46 km) SSWFangatau 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
212,330.77 miles (19,844.39 km) ESERaroia 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
312,244.29 miles (19,705.22 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
412,244.28 miles (19,705.21 km) ESEMakemo 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
512,128.42 miles (19,518.75 km) EFakarava 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
612,121.39 miles (19,507.44 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
712,110.92 miles (19,490.59 km) ESEAnaa 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
812,098.94 miles (19,471.31 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
912,096.78 miles (19,467.84 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
1012,086.58 miles (19,451.42 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
1112,081.64 miles (19,443.47 km) EApataki 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
1212,068.13 miles (19,421.73 km) EArutua 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
1312,030.32 miles (19,360.87 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
1412,023.51 miles (19,349.91 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
1511,927.51 miles (19,195.41 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