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JIJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: JIJ / HAJJ
Airport Name: Wilwal International Airport
Location: Jijiga, Ethiopia
GPS Coordinates: 9°19'50"N by 42°54'39"E
Area Served: Jijiga, Ethiopia
Operator/Owner: Ethiopian Airports Enterprise
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 5,413 feet (1,650 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Wilwal International Airport (JIJ):

  • Wilwal International Airport (JIJ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Wilwal International Airport (JIJ) is Atuona Airport (AUQ), which is nearly antipodal to Wilwal International Airport (meaning Wilwal International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Atuona Airport), and is located 12,302 miles (19,799 kilometers) away in Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia.
  • The airport resides at an elevation of 5,413 feet above mean sea level.
  • The closest airport to Wilwal International Airport (JIJ) is Borama Airport (BXX), which is located 46 miles (73 kilometers) NNE of JIJ.
  • By the 1990s, the Garaad Wiil-Waal Airport was one of 10 bases of the Ethiopian Air Force.
  • Because of Wilwal International Airport's high elevation of 5,413 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at JIJ. Combined with a high temperature, this could make JIJ a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.

Map of Nearest Airports from Wilwal International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Wilwal International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
145.50 miles (73.23 km) NNEBorama Airport (BXX)Borama, SomaliaView Borama Airport on a map View satellite image of Borama Airport Set BXX as destination Airport Get more information about Borama Airport
274.83 miles (120.43 km) WNWAba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport (DIR)Dire Dawa, EthiopiaView Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport on a map View satellite image of Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport Set DIR as destination Airport Get more information about Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport
381.32 miles (130.87 km) EHargeisa Egal International Airport (HGA)Hargeisa, SomaliaView Hargeisa Egal International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hargeisa Egal International Airport Set HGA as destination Airport Get more information about Hargeisa Egal International Airport
4126.39 miles (203.40 km) NAli-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
5153.02 miles (246.26 km) NDjibouti–Ambouli International Airport (JIB)Djibouti, DjiboutiView Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport on a map View satellite image of Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport Set JIB as destination Airport Get more information about Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport
6156.34 miles (251.60 km) ENEBerbera Airport (BBO)Berbera, SomaliaView Berbera Airport on a map View satellite image of Berbera Airport Set BBO as destination Airport Get more information about Berbera Airport
7166.03 miles (267.20 km) NMoucha Airport (MHI)Moucha Island, DjiboutiView Moucha Airport on a map View satellite image of Moucha Airport Set MHI as destination Airport Get more information about Moucha Airport
8181.46 miles (292.03 km) EBurao Airport (BUO)Burao, SomaliaView Burao Airport on a map View satellite image of Burao Airport Set BUO as destination Airport Get more information about Burao Airport
9183.93 miles (296.01 km) NObock 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
10201.26 miles (323.90 km) SSEKabri Dar Airport (ABK)Kabri Dar (Kabre Dare), EthiopiaView Kabri Dar Airport on a map View satellite image of Kabri Dar Airport Set ABK as destination Airport Get more information about Kabri Dar Airport
11212.63 miles (342.19 km) SWGhinnir Airport (GNN)Ghinnir, EthiopiaView Ghinnir Airport on a map View satellite image of Ghinnir Airport Set GNN as destination Airport Get more information about Ghinnir Airport
12239.02 miles (384.66 km) SGode Airport (GDE)Gode, EthiopiaView Gode Airport on a map View satellite image of Gode Airport Set GDE as destination Airport Get more information about Gode Airport
13248.53 miles (399.96 km) SWRobe Airport (GOB)Goba, EthiopiaView Robe Airport on a map View satellite image of Robe Airport Set GOB as destination Airport Get more information about Robe Airport
14248.97 miles (400.67 km) WNWCombolcha 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
15259.10 miles (416.97 km) NAssab 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

Map of Furthest Airports from Wilwal International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Wilwal International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,302.25 miles (19,798.50 km) ESEAtuona 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
211,920.54 miles (19,184.20 km) SSEFangatau 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
311,847.68 miles (19,066.95 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
411,817.38 miles (19,018.18 km) SPukarua 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
511,779.63 miles (18,957.43 km) SSEHao 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
611,768.55 miles (18,939.60 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
711,739.89 miles (18,893.47 km) SNukutavake 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
811,734.67 miles (18,885.07 km) ESEManihi 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
911,724.08 miles (18,868.03 km) ESEAhe 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
1011,695.95 miles (18,822.75 km) SEFakarava 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
1111,674.80 miles (18,788.72 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
1211,674.35 miles (18,788.00 km) SEApataki 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
1311,644.99 miles (18,740.75 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
1411,640.26 miles (18,733.13 km) STureira 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
1511,563.67 miles (18,609.88 km) ESEMataiva 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