Al Ain International Airport

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Arabic transliteration
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: Matar al-Ayn ad-Dowaly) is an airport
Airport
An airport is a location where aircraft such as fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and blimps take off and land. Aircraft may be stored or maintained at an airport...

 located in Al Ain
Al Ain
Al Ain |Spring]]), also known as the Garden City due to its greenery, is the second largest city in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the fourth largest city in the United Arab Emirates. With a population of 374,000 , it is located approximately 160 km east of the capital Abu Dhabi and about...

, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates, abbreviated as the UAE, or shortened to "the Emirates", is a state situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman, and Saudi Arabia, and sharing sea borders with Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and Iran.The UAE is a...

. It was opened in March 31, 1994. Fourteen flights and 4,000 passenger pass through the airport each week.

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Incidents and accidents


Accidents involving fatalities
  • On 27 February 2011, a Grumman 21T eight seater aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff killing four of those onboard.