Open main menu

Assab International Airport (IATA: ASA, ICAO: HHSB) is an international airport in Assab, the capital of the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea.

Assab International Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic/Military
ServesAssab
LocationEritrea
Elevation AMSL46 ft / 14 m
Coordinates13°04′18″N 42°38′42″E / 13.07167°N 42.64500°E / 13.07167; 42.64500Coordinates: 13°04′18″N 42°38′42″E / 13.07167°N 42.64500°E / 13.07167; 42.64500
Websiteatozairports.com
Map
ASA is located in Eritrea
ASA
ASA
Location of airport in Eritrea
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 11,531 3,515 Asphalt

Contents

CharacteristicsEdit

It serves as a dual public and military facility. The airport has an 11,531 ft (3,515 m) asphalt runway. It currently receives no regular scheduled airline flights.

HistoryEdit

The airport was created during the colonial era of Italian Eritrea in the late 1930s, as a secondary airport of military support in the region.[1]

Damaged during WW2, actually it is used only for private and military flights.

In 2017 there it is a civilian weekly flight between Assab and Massawa international Airport. As of November 2018 Eritrean Airlines is planning to start routes to Asmara, and Addis Ababa

Airlines and DestinationsEdit

PassengerEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Eritrean Airlines Addis Ababa,[2] Asmara

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Assab airport photo
  2. ^ "Eritrean Airlines expands Addis Ababa service from mid-Nov 2018". routesonline. Retrieved 2 November 2018.

External linksEdit