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Sharjah Airport Information

Sharjah International Airport (IATA: SHJ) is located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Sharjah Airport is the second largest Middle East Airfreight Hub in terms of cargo tonnage, according to official 2009 statistics from Airports Council International.

The current Sharjah Airport was built in the 1970s and was opened on 1 January 1977, replacing an airport closer to the city that had been opened in 1932 for use by Imperial Airways and which was subsequently used by the RAF until 14 December 1971. The reason for the move was development pressure from the city of Sharjah. The old airport's runway is now part of King Abdul Aziz Street in the city centre.

Here are some of the major Airlines that service Sharjah International Airport:

  • African Express Airways
  • Air Arabia
  • Air Blue
  • Air-India Express
  • Anikay Air
  • Aria Tour
  • AVE.com
  • Djibouti Airlines
  • EgyptAir
  • Indian Airlines
  • Jet Airways
  • Jubba Airways
  • Kam Air
  • Kish Air
  • Kuban Airlines
  • Mark Air
  • Nas Air
  • Pakistan International Airlines
  • Royal Falcon
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
  • Shaheen Air International
  • Starline.kz
  • Sudan Airways
  • Syrian Air
  • Tahmid Air
  • Tajik Air
  • Uzbekistan Airways


The above information was sourced from Wikipedia at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharjah_Airport.

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